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Las Vegas Airport Reports 4.4 Million Passengers In March

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials in Las Vegas report that McCarran International Airport handled more than 4.4 million passengers in March, up 2.6% compared with the same month a year ago.

Airport data released Friday show that domestic airlines handled a little more than 4 million of the total number of passengers.

International carriers transported 305,000 people. More than 97,000 travelers and tourists were served by helicopters.

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Southwest Airlines remains the busiest carrier at the airport. It reported 1.6 million passengers in March.

Of the top five airlines serving McCarran, only American Airlines saw a decrease in passengers in the year-to-year comparison.

The Clark County Department of Aviation tallies more than 10.8 million passengers so far this year, up 2.1% from last year.

The airport set a record high 49.7 million passengers in 2018.