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Las Vegas Harry Reid International Airport

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About Las Vegas Airport

Las Vegas Harry Reid International Airport (LAS), or simply Las Vegas Airport, is the largest airport in Las Vegas and one of the busiest airports in the US. In 2023, the airport set a new annual passenger record, serving 57.6 million passengers across the calendar year. 

The airport was previously known as Las Vegas McCarran International. It was renamed in honour of U.S. senator Harry Reid in February 2021.

The airport was built in 1942, with the first commercial flight taking off in 1948. Since then, Las Vegas Airport has expanded significantly. There are now two terminals: Terminal 1, for domestic flights within the United States, and Terminal 3, hosting both domestic and international flights. Terminal 2 was demolished in 2016.

Harry Reid International Airport is served by 30+ airlines. It is an operating base for Allegiant Air, Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines, JSX, and Spirit Airlines. International carriers include Korean Air, Avianca, Condor, British Airways, and AeroMexico.

Las Vegas Airport has non-stop flights to 170 destinations. The busiest international routes from LAS are to and from Toronto, London, Mexico City, and Vancouver. The most popular domestic destinations include Los Angeles, Denver, Seattle, Dallas, and Atlanta.

Use the search form at the top of the page to look for flights to Las Vegas. Enter your departure airport or city and enter ‘Las Vegas McCarran International Airport’ as your destination.

Runway view of Las Vegas Airport

Facilities at Harry Reid International Airport

Las Vegas International Airport has almost 1,500 gambling machines across both terminals. If you’re 21 or over, you can make use of these whilst waiting for your flight.

In total, there are 33 retail outlets at Las Vegas Airport. You can find everything from Pandora, Harley Davidson, MAC Cosmetics, and even a PGA Tour Shop.

There is a large variety of food and drink outlets in both terminals 1 and 3. Shake Shack, Cinnabon, Chili’s, and Einstein Bros. Bagels are our top picks. 

Las Vegas Harry Reid International Airport also offers the following facilities:

  • TSA PreCheck
  • Gym and fitness centre (Terminal 1)
  • Howard W. Cannon Aviation Museum (Terminal 1)
  • Duty-free shopping
  • ATMs & currency exchange
  • Charging stations
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Car hire
  • Sleeping pods

In the following section, we'll discuss the lounges at Las Vegas International Airport.

Luxury airport lounge

The American Express Centurion Lounge

Located in Concourse D, the Centurion Lounge is open daily from 05:00 am to 23:00 pm. The lounge is located opposite Gate D1 and is accessible from both terminals via the transit system. 

The Centurion Lounge is accessible to the following cardholders:

  • The Platinum Card from American Express
  • The Business Platinum Card from American Express
  • Delta SkyMiles Reserve American Express Card
  • Delta SkyMiles Reserve Business American Express Card

Guests are charged at $50 per person (or $30 for minors), unless you charged at least $75,000 to your Platinum Card within the last 12 months.

The Centurion Lounge features the following amenities:

  • High-speed Wi-Fi
  • Flatscreen TVs
  • Magazines & newspapers
  • Fresh, seasonal food
  • Complimentary premium bar
  • Semi-private workspaces
  • Printers and fax machines

The Amex Centurion Lounge is one of the best lounges at Las Vegas airport. If you are travelling at peak times, be aware that the lounge can get very busy.

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United Club Lounge

The United Club Lounge is located in Terminal 3, Concourse D, between Gates 33 and 35. It is open daily from 04:30 am until 00:30 am. 

The United Club Lounge can be accessed by the following travellers:

  • United Club members (& up to two guests)
  • United Club Day Pass holders ($59, purchased online or on the door)
  • United Polaris & Business Class passengers
  • Business & First passengers on any Star Alliance airline
  • United Premier Gold / Star Alliance Gold members
  • U.S. military personnel (must be travelling on a United flight)
  • Air Canada Maple Leaf Club members
  • Virgin Australia Velocity members

Please note that the United Club Lounge is not accessible to business or first class passengers on domestic flights (without status).

The United Club Lounge at Harry Reid International Airport is well-equipped. Inside, passengers can enjoy the following:

  • Self-service buffet
  • Complimentary drinks, including beer, wine, and spirits
  • Bathrooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Power outlets (including USB-A ports)
  • Newspapers & magazines
Luxury chair in airport lounge

The Club LAS

There are two The Club lounges at Harry Reid Las Vegas Airport. The first is located in Terminal 1D (near gate D33) and is open daily from 05:00 am until 23:30 pm. The second is located in Terminal 3 (opposite gate E2) and opens its doors daily from 05:00 am until 00:00 am. 

Both lounges can be accessed by Priority Pass holders. Access is granted 3 hours before your flight’s scheduled departure. If you’re not a Priority Pass holder, you can purchase a day pass for $50. Amenities include:

  • Private shower suites
  • Power outlets
  • Complimentary food and drink
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Televisions
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USO Lounge

The USO Lounge is reserved for members of the U.S. military and their families. 

There are two USO Lounges at Las Vegas Airport. The first is located in Terminal 1, near the A and B security checkpoints. It is open daily from 08:00 am until 20:00 pm. Please note that this lounge is before security.

The second USO Lounge is situated in Terminal 3 in the baggage claim area (next to carousel 20). It is open every day from 08:00 am until 16:00 pm.

Both USO Lounges feature:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary food and drink
  • Charging stations
  • Board games, DVDs, and Blu-ray player
  • Desks and work areas
  • Printers

How to get to Las Vegas Harry Reid International Airport

Las Vegas Airport is centrally located, just 3 miles from the Las Vegas Strip and approximately 10 miles south of downtown. It’s straightforward to get to and from the city.

Public transportation

The cheapest way to get from Las Vegas International Airport to the Strip and downtown is via public bus. There are two options:

  • The Centennial Express (CX) bus: This departs from Terminal 1, Zero Level. The CX bus runs once an hour and passes through the Strip at Flamingo Rd., near Bellagio. This puts you right in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip and within walking distance to many hotels and casinos. A single ride fare is only $2. You can buy on-board or using the rideRTC app. 

  • 108/109 South & Deuce buses: The second option is to take two buses. You will need to take either the 108 or 109 South from Terminal 1, Zero Level. From there, travel to South Strip Transit Terminal and transfer to the Deuce bus. The Deuce runs down all the Strip to Fremont. This takes approximately 40 minutes. 

Ride sharing

Uber and Lyft are the main ride-sharing services available at Harry Reid International Airport. 

  • At Terminal 1, the pick-up location is on Level 2 of the T1 parking garage. 
  • At Terminal 3, the pick-up location is on the valet level of the T3 parking garage. 

If you’re returning to the airport, Uber and Lyft drivers are authorised to drop passengers in front of the terminal buildings.


There are various taxi companies located at Las Vegas Airport. They provide flat rates from the airport to locations across the city. 

  • At Terminal 1, taxis can be found by exits 1-4 at baggage claim.
  • At Terminal 3, taxis are on Level 0.

Expect fares to rise substantially during peak times, such as the Formula 1 weekend. 

Shuttle bus

Some hotels in Las Vegas offer a complimentary shuttle service from the airport. We recommend checking with your hotel before your flight to confirm.

Rental cars

Renting a car at Harry Reid International Airport is simple. The rental car centre is located away from the terminal buildings. You’ll need to take a shuttle, which takes around 5 minutes. 

  • From Terminal 1, the shuttle stop is located outside door 10 on Level 1.
  • From Terminal 3, the shuttle stops are located between doors 51 and 58 on Level 0.

Rental car companies include Hertz, SIXT, Budget, Dollar, and Advantage.

Airplane departing from Las Vegas

Complete List of Airlines That Fly to Las Vegas Airport

Operating base for: 

Allegiant Air, Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines, JSX, and Spirit Airlines.

U.S. based airlines: 

Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Avelo Airlines, Breeze Airways, Delta Air Lines, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue, Sun Country Airlines, United Airlines.

Major international airlines: 

AeroMexico, Air Canada, Avianca, British Airways, Condor, Copa Airlines, Edelweiss Air, KLM, Korean Air, Virgin Atlantic, Viva Aerobus, Volaris, WestJet.

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