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McCarran Passenger Traffic Up

LAS VEGAS (AP) — McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas saw an increase of more than 100,000 passengers in July compared to the same month last year.

Airport officials reported Monday that nearly 3.7 million people passed through the facility last month. That was up 4.9 percent from July 2010.

In all, 24 million passengers used McCarran during the first seven months of the year — up 3.9 percent from the 23 million who passed through the airport during the same period in 2010.

Southwest, American and US Airways all reported handling more passengers in July than a year earlier.

Delta handled slightly fewer passengers.


Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.


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