McCarran International Airport is situated to the south of Las Vegas and is operated by the Clark County Department of Aviation.
The airport ranked 14th in the world for passenger traffic and handles more than 47 million passengers annually.
The airport is a hub for US Airways, Allegiant Air and Southwest Airlines. The airport covers a total area of 2,800 acres and has 4 runways. The airport has 2 terminals and plans to start a third one in 2011.
There are several facilities provided such as information booths, lost and found office, banking, internet and fax, eating and drinking joints, a range of shops from kids wear to jewelry.
There is an art gallery and an aviation museum within the airport where one can spend some time. There is a fitness center where massage is available 24 hours a day.
There is a user friendly touch screen computer system which facilitates speedy check ins for passengers.