Here's a #throwback to the 1960s and Southern Nevada aviation developer George Crockett showing off slot machines at McCarran. Clark County, Nevada airports have had slots since the 1930s. #tbt
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Where to Eat Wednesday: Eat well while you travel with healthy selections from Fresh Market On the Go. Choices include gourmet salads, signature sandwiches, fruit or veggie cups and yogurt. Grab and go from two locations in the C Concourse.
The weather might be a bit dreary in Las Vegas today, but travelers at the airport can still get in a brisk walk before a flight. Try one of our indoor Fly Fit walking paths, ranging in distance from .5 to 1.5 miles. Visit our website or pick up a brochure at an information booth.

McCarran International Airport > Relax > Fly Fit!

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Here's a photo spread showcasing some of the activities at Routes Americas 2017, hosted this week by McCarran International Airport and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority at Aria. We hope all 800+ attendess had a great and productive time while here. #Vegas #RoutesAmericas

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With Las Vegas constantly seeking ways to draw new tourists, a convention this week caters to just that issue. The Routes America conference, at the Aria through Thursday, attracts airlines, airports and tourism authorities from around the world to create new aviation services.

Aviation officials speed dating to draw tourists to Las Vegas

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Where to Eat Wednesday: Lucky Streak Lounge near gate C-22 serves breakfast all day. Omelets, egg sandwiches and wraps are among the offerings, along with fresh appetizers and snacks.
McCarran International Airport and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority host #RoutesAmericas this week, bringing together representatives of some 100 airlines, 260 airports and 40 tourism authorities. We look forward to connecting with fellow aviation professionals. Welcome to #LasVegas!
For this week's #ThrowbackThursday, here's a photo of a Western Airlines flight coming in over the Las Vegas Strip, circa 1966. Photo courtesy of the Las Vegas News Bureau. #TBT
Travelers at McCarran can explore the Silver State's rich aviation history using a new Nevada Aerospace Hall of Fame display. Located in the Skybridge linking the B and C Concourses, the virtual museum allows visitors to use a touch screen to learn about members of the Hall, which was founded eight years ago to honor individuals' contributions to aviation in Nevada. For more information, stop...
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If you're looking to eat smart while passing through McCarran International Airport, consider giving PGA Tour Grill a try. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, with many menu items incorporating healthy ingredients such as quinoa, fresh veggies and lean proteins. Diners will also find specialty cocktails, along with beer and wine. There are two locations β€” one in the Terminal 1 B...
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Need to rent a car for your Las Vegas adventure? McCarran's Rent-A-Car Center is just three miles from the airport and offers easy freeway access. Shuttle buses transport passengers from the terminals to the facility and back. Find more information on our website. [ Mccarran.com Link ]
On this day in 1959, Robert Timm and John Cook's World Endurance Flight landed at McCarran, setting a record of 64 days, 22 hours, 19 minutes and 5 seconds in the air without touching the ground. The record still stands today. Visitors at the airport can see the 1958 Cessna 172 hanging over the north end of Terminal 1 Baggage Claim.
Soccer fans were on hand at McCarran International Airport today to greet the Mexican National Team arriving for a stop on its 2017 World Tour. The players are in Las Vegas for a Wednesday night match against Iceland at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Super Bowl weekend is always a big draw in Las Vegas. So we're celebrating by greeting arriving passengers with free popcorn in Terminal 1 Baggage Claim, next to the Information Booth. The free treats are available until 4 p.m. today. Stop by on your way to your destination!
For today's #ThrowbackThursday, here's a photo showing an aerial view of McCarran Airport in the early 1950s. The road on the left side of the photo is Highway 91, today's Las Vegas Boulevard. This certainly demonstrates how much the city has grown up around the airport over the years. #tbt
We had an unusual livery stop by McCarran International Airport today. Ethiopian Airlines flight 504 from Dublin diverted to Las Vegas for fuel because of weather delays at LAX. The Boeing 787-8 landed at 8:45 this morning and departed at 11:29 a.m. #avgeek
When you start your Las Vegas vacation with a flight to McCarran International Airport, you'll touch down just minutes from everything the world-famous Strip has to offer. #PlanForVacation #TravelTuesday
The Far East is just a plane ride away for Las Vegas travelers, thanks to the launch late last year of nonstop service between McCarran International Airport and Beijing on Hainan Airlines Global. Flights operate three times weekly. #yearoftherooster #chinesenewyear
With 47.4 million passengers served, 2016 was the second-busiest year in McCarran International Airport's 68-year history.

McCarran passenger total for 2016 falls just short of record

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