McCarran International Airport Las Vegas (IATA: LAS, ICAO: KLAS, FAA LID: LAS) is the principal commercial airport serving Las Vegas and surrounding Clark
County, Nevada. The airport is located five miles (8 km) south of the central business district of Las Vegas. Between May 2013 and April 2014, the busiest scheduled
airlines flying out of McCarran were Southwest Airlines (44%), Delta Airlines (10%), United Airlines (9%), American Airlines (7%), and Spirit Airlines (6%).
Canadian airline WestJet is McCarran’s largest international carrier, transporting around 1 million passengers in 2013.
Southwest Airlines operates more flights out of McCarran than at any other airport (since 2008). Southwest also carries the most passengers in
and out of McCarran. Southwest currently operates out of 21 gates, primarily in Concourse C, at McCarran. Also since 2008, Canadian airline WestJet has become the
largest international carrier at McCarran.
McCarran is ranked the 24th busiest airport by passenger traffic in the world, with 41,856,787 passengers transiting through the airport in 2013.
In terms of aircraft movements, the airport ranks 8th in the world with 527,739 takeoffs and landings.