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McCarran Airport Traffic Rises

Up 3% Compared To 2013

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport is up almost 2 percent from a year earlier.

Data released Wednesday show more than 3.6 million people arrived and departed from the Las Vegas airport in April. That’s up 1.7 percent from April 2013.

The number of passengers flying domestically was up 1.3 percent, while international traffic was up 8 percent for the month. Domestic flights account for the vast majority of traffic.

Total airport traffic is up 3 percent so far this year compared with the same period in 2013.

McCarran ranks as the ninth-busiest airport nationally. Southwest is by far its largest carrier, while United, Delta, American and Spirit round out the top five.


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