With most states issuing statewide stay-at-home mandates, it’s no surprise McCarran International Airport is seeing a major decrease in passenger volume.
A popular area to watch airplanes land and depart near the border of McCarran International Airport is set to close temporarily as COVID-19 concerns continue.
Southwest Airlines has reduced its flight schedule by nearly 40 percent from its peak levels, McCarran International Airport’s largest carrier announced Tuesday.
Parking options in both terminals will be consolidated with lower passenger demand.
The deadline for those needing to obtain a Real ID has been extended one year as the U.S. deals with the COVID-19 pandemic.
McCarran International Airport saw 3.86 million passengers in February, breaking an 11-month streak of surpassing 4 million people flying in and out of Las Vegas.
The closure, along with reduced airline schedules due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, led to long delays and hundreds of flights canceled during the first six days.
The ongoing air traffic control tower closure and passenger decreases tied to the COVID-19 outbreak have impacted McCarran International Airport’s largest carrier significantly.
Reduced flight operations at Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport enters its sixth day following the closure of the air traffic control tower last week.
A Transportation Security Administration officer working at Terminal 3 of McCarran International Airport tested positive for COVID-19.