It isn’t unusual for tempers to flare when the Oakland Raiders are on the football field. On Thursday, the team saw how tense things can get at a public meeting.
The Las Vegas Stadium Authority will consider extending the time to write a development agreement with the Oakland Raiders to build its 65,000-seat domed football stadium in Southern Nevada when it meets Thursday.
The Clark County Commission has unanimously approved use permits and waivers enabling construction of a 65,000-seat domed football stadium for the Oakland Raiders.
The Clark County Commission will undertake a high-impact project review of the planned $1.9 billion, 65,000-seat Las Vegas Stadium when it meets Wednesday morning. Catch up on stadium construction news in the first presentation of the “Vegas Nation Stadium Show.”
A 225-foot-tall NFL stadium proposed by the Raiders would not pose a hazard to commercial jetliners and military aircraft flying through Las Vegas, according to a final report issued Tuesday by the Federal Aviation Administration.
At the risk of tipping off Southern Nevada’s tourism rivals, it’s remarkable that Las Vegas’ air service recruitment model hasn’t been replicated by other communities across the country.
Work at the site hasn’t even begun, and the NFL stadium in Las Vegas already faces its first possible construction delay.
The federal government is demanding $75.5 million in underpaid rent from Clark County for the Bali Hai Golf Club.
The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday shortened by three weeks a public comment period for a study that will determine whether the Raiders’ proposed 225-foot-tall stadium would impact jetliner traffic at McCarran International Airport.
It doesn’t mean this is a guaranteed financial jackpot for the city, but the fact Las Vegas probably would only host a few games is a plus in this manner.