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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration is enacting new air traffic patterns in southern Nevada, switching to satellite navigational guides in what officials call a "NextGen" modernization to improve efficiency and safety.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A county board voted unanimously to rename busy McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas after former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials are scheduled to discuss and vote on Tuesday whether to rename McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas after former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada.
(Editor's Note: This interview originally aired Feb. 8, 2021. The Clark County Commission voted unanimously to rename McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas after former U.S. Sen.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada officials will consider next month whether to rename McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas after former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada.
McCarran International Airport saw 1.7 million passengers come through in September, a slight drop from August’s 1.73 million passengers.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that it was the first month that passenger volume dropped since April.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tourists and travelers are beginning to return to Las Vegas but mostly by highway and well below pre-coronavirus pandemic levels.
McCarran International Airport said Thursday it handled 1.6 million arriving and departing passengers in July.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The number of air travelers in and out of Las Vegas is rising, but passenger traffic remains well below pre-coronavirus pandemic levels.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The food service provider at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas says it will lay off 940 employees.
McCarran International Airport saw 1.04 million passengers in June, a 77 percent decrease from June 2019.
However, those numbers are much better than May when only 392,336 passengers came through the airport.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport will receive federal funding to help with improvements.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Stunning and stark numbers are showing the effect of casino and business closures enacted in Nevada in March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Signs of change with a gambling theme will greet Las Vegas airport passengers and employees when traveling ramps up following closures due to the coronavirus pandemic.
McCarran International Airport handled less than half the passengers in March compared to the same month a year ago.
The airport had 2.1 million travelers come through during the month, which is down 53 percent compared to the airport's 4.4 million passengers for March 2019.
Southwest Airlines has reduced its flight schedule by nearly 40 percent from peak levels.
The schedule between May 3 and June 5 shows a decrease of about 2,000 flights a day due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
McCarran International Airport saw 3.86 million passengers in February, which broke an 11-month streak of more than 4 million.
It was a 6.5 percent increase over last February’s 3.63 million passengers, according to data released Wednesday by the Clark County Department of Aviation.
The air traffic control tower at McCarran International Airport reopened Wednesday morning.
It closed a week ago when a controller tested positive for the coronavirus.
The closure led to long delays and hundreds of canceled flights.
Flight operations at Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport are still in a slowdown because the air traffic control tower remains closed.
The tower closed last week when an air traffic controller tested positive for the coronavirus.
McCarran International Airport’s air traffic control tower remained closed for the fourth consecutive day on Sunday after a controller tested positive for the coronavirus late Wednesday night.
The Federal Aviation Administration closed the tower to clean and disinfect it.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas airport is running with reduced operations after an air traffic controller tested positive for the coronavirus, temporarily closing the control tower.
The air traffic control tower at McCarran International Airport was temporarily shut down after an air traffic controller potentially tested positive for COVID-19.
The FAA closed the tower late Wednesday to ensure that it’s a safe work environment after the presumptive positive test.