Harry Reid International Airport

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Harry Reid International Airport
Harry Reid International Airport logo.svg
Las Vegas McCarran.jpg
The airport in 2012
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerClark County Commission
OperatorClark County Department of Aviation
ServesLas Vegas Valley, Southern Utah, Southern Nevada, Northern Arizona
LocationParadise, Nevada, United States
Focus city for
Elevation AMSL2,181 ft / 665 m
Coordinates36°04′48″N 115°09′08″W / 36.08000°N 115.15222°W / 36.08000; -115.15222Coordinates: 36°04′48″N 115°09′08″W / 36.08000°N 115.15222°W / 36.08000; -115.15222
Websiteharryreidairport.com
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
01L/19R 8,988 2,740 Concrete
01R/19L 9,771 2,978 Concrete
08L/26R 14,515 4,424 Concrete
08R/26L 10,525 3,208 Concrete
Statistics (2021)
Total passengers39,710,493
Aircraft movements486,540
Cargo240,316,816 lbs.
Source: Harry Reid International Airport[1]

Harry Reid International Airport[2] (IATA: LAS, ICAO: KLAS, FAA LID: LAS) is an international airport in Paradise, Nevada. It is the main government airport for the public in the Las Vegas Valley.

The airport is named after U.S. Senator Harry Reid. From 1968 until 2021, the airport was called McCarran International Airport, and before 1968 it was named McCarran Field, after U.S Senator Pat McCarran.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Clark County Department of Aviation Statistics". McCarran.com. Archived from the original on 2 February 2019. Retrieved 9 February 2022.
  2. "Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport to be renamed after ex-Nevada Sen. Harry Reid". USA TODAY. Retrieved November 19, 2021.
  3. Golonka, Sean (February 16, 2021). "Clark County Commissioners approve renaming McCarran airport after Sen. Harry Reid, federal approval needed next". The Nevada Independent. Archived from the original on February 16, 2021. Retrieved February 19, 2021.