Las Vegas McCarran International Airport

Las Vegas McCarran International Airport


Las Vegas McCarran International Airport

Las Vegas, NV

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Las Vegas McCarran International Airport is the seventh largest destination airport in the United States. McCarran ranked 14th in the world for passenger traffic.

Las Vegas McCarran International Airport is located just about 3 miles from the Las Vegas Strip. There are shuttle bus services from the airport to most Las Vegas hotels 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. No reservations needed. The shuttle stops are located just outside baggage claim area at the airport. It costs about $6.50 per person to take a shuttle from the airport to Las Vegas hotels on the Strip (Las Vegas Boulevard South) and $8.00 for Las Vegas hotels in Downtown. The shuttle driver will give you a phone number to call if you need the shuttle to return to the airport from the hotel. Taxi is also available 24 hours a day. Taxi fare is about $20 from the airport to most Las Vegas hotels on the Strip; about $30 to Las Vegas hotels in Downtown.

The top five largest airlines at McCarran Airport are Southwest Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines, Delta Airlines and American Airlines.

McCarran International Airport Location Map

Location Map


Location Map

From I-15 North or South. Exit Tropicana Ave. East. Cross Las Vegas Blvd. and go 2 blocks to Paradise Rd. and turn right. Follow the signs for parking and pick up locations.

McCarran International Airport Parking




Parking Garage Height Clearance: 7' 0"

Short Term Parking
10 minutes $ 0.25
3 hours maximum $ 4.50

Long Term Parking
First Hour $ 3.00
Each Additional Hour $1.00
Daily Maximum (each 24-hour period - 30 day max) $14.00

Economy Parking
1-15 minutes no charge
31 minutes - one hour $3.00
Each Additional Hour $1.00
Daily Maximum $8.00

Remote Parking on Gilespie Street
1-15 minutes no charge
First hour $3.00
Each Additional Hour $1.00
Daily Maximum $5.00

McCarran International Airport Rent-A-Car Center

Rent-A-Car Center


Rent-A-Car Center

McCarran Rent-A-Car Center serves all McCarran International Airport car rental customers. Open 24 hours daily.

Dedicated McCarran Rent-A-Car Center shuttles depart approximately every five minutes to the new McCarran Rent-A-Car Center. Exit door 10 or 11. For information about the McCarran Rent-A-Car Center, call 702-261-6001.


Passenger Pickup

Passenger Pickup Area is located on Level 1 of the Parking Garage.

Follow the yellow triangles to the /Passenger Pick-Up curb, located across the pedestrian bridge from baggage claim. This area is designated for immediate loading only. Unattended vehicles will be towed. Short-term metered parking is also available in this area.

Height Clearance: 8' 2"

McCarran International Airport Baggage Claim

Baggage Claim


Baggage Claim

16 baggage claim carousels serve the airlines operating from Terminal 1.

Free Internet

Las Vegas McCarran International Airport offers fast, easy and free Wi-Fi internet connection. It is available everywhere at the airport.

How to use the free internet connection at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport
If your laptop computer or personal digital assistant (PDA) is already Wi-Fi enabled, simply open your browser to automatically detect the wireless network. Read the terms and conditions on the McCarran Wi-Fi "splash screen" and press the "accept" tab. Enter your email address and begin surfing the web.

Please note. It is not McCarran International Airport's intention to create a secure environment suitable for the exchange of sensitive information. This is an open network and McCarran strongly encourages customers to use Virtual Private Network (VPN) when security is of concern.

Information is subject to change without notice.

Las Vegas Information

(1) The legal drinking age in Las Vegas: 21 years old.

(2) The legal gambling age in Las Vegas: 21 years old.

(3) Nevada Traffic Laws:

  • Open Container

  • Nevada has an open container law. It is illegal to have opened alcoholic beverages in the driver or passenger areas of a vehicle while it is being driven.
  • Driving Under the Influence

  • You cannot refuse to take a breath, blood or urine test as directed by a police officer. Blood samples can be drawn involuntarily, even on a first offense.
    Legal Limits .10 percent blood alcohol level (.02 if under 21) or any detectable amount of a controlled substance.
  • Seat Belts

  • Buckle Up! Nevada law requires seat belt use by all occupants in a vehicle. Children under age 5 who weigh less than 40 pounds must be in an approved safety seat which is properly installed.
  • Right on Red

  • You are allowed to turn right on a red light after coming to a full stop, unless otherwise posted. You must be in the extreme right-hand lane and yield to pedestrians and all traffic moving through the intersection.

    (4) Las Vegas Curfew
    Las Vegas has a curfew. Children under 18 are not allowed to be out after 9:00 PM on the Strip unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. In other Las Vegas areas, children under 18 may not be out past 10 pm on weekdays and midnight on weekends unless accompanied by an adult.

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