United States of America
- The Basics
- Travel Health
- Public Holidays
- Useful Contacts
- Visa & Passport
- Las Vegas
Airports in Nevada
Most flights to Sin City go through Las Vegas McCarran International Airport. The largest airport serving Las Vegas, McCarran International is by far the busiest airport in Nevada.
Las Vegas McCarran International Airport is clean and well-run, with few complaints of long queues. The airport is made up of three terminals and offers many diversions to occupy passengers while they wait, ranging from the near-ubiquitous slot machines, to an art gallery, and even a gym.
Because of its status as one of the most popular holiday destinations in the US, flights to Las Vegas McCarran International Airport come from destinations all over the world, including major cities in Europe.
McCarran airport is located five miles (8km) south of the Las Vegas Strip.
Getting to the city
There are regular buses going to and from the airport, downtown Las Vegas and The Strip, dropping off at most hotels; buses 108 and 109 connect to the Downtown Transportation Center and the South Strip Transfer Terminal. Shuttle services are available on the west side of the baggage claim area of Terminal 1, outside exits 7-13.
GMT -8 (GMT -7 from March to November).
Tel: +1 702 261 5211.
Reno-Tahoe International Airport may be the second-busiest airport in Nevada, but it is still reasonably small and friendly. It is mainly used by holidaymakers heading for Nevada's holiday and ski resorts at Lake Tahoe.
Reno-Tahoe International Airport has a modest selection of shopping and dining options, and, being in Nevada, it also offers passengers a couple of slot machines. The airport is a great gateway to the Nevada's great outdoors and a number of airlines from across the United States offer flights to Reno-Tahoe International Airport.
The airport is just three miles (6km) south of downtown Reno.
Getting to the city
The RTC Ride runs between the airport and downtown Reno. The pick-up zone is at the north end near the baggage claim area. Route 19 operates to and from the airport on weekdays. Taxis are also available from the same area and the ride into town takes just ten minutes.
GMT -8 (GMT -7 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
Tel: +1 (775) 328 6400
Las Vegas Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.
Become our Nevada Travel Expert
We are looking for contributors for our Nevada travel guide. If you are a local, a regular traveller to Nevada or a travel professional with time to contribute and answer occasional forum questions, please contact us.