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Airports in Nevada

Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS)

Overview

Pretty much all 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. Located five miles (8km) south of central Las Vegas, the airport processes roughly 40 million passengers each year.

Las Vegas McCarran International Airport is clean and well-run, with few complaints of long queues. Made up of two terminals, the newer Terminal 2 is a bit smaller and has fewer amenities, but the airport has 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 like Toronto, London, Panama City, Seoul, Glasgow and Paris.

Location

McCarran airport is located one mile (2km) 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 west side of the baggage claim area, outside exits 7-13. Expect to pay $12 for a round-trip. There are also taxis available outside Arrivals, but the short ride is expensive.

Time

GMT -8 (GMT -7 from March to November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 702 261 5211.

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Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO)

Overview

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.

Location

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.

Time

GMT -8 (GMT -7 from March to November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 (775) 328 6499.

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Las Vegas Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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