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Heavy Las Vegas airport traffic expected on Super Bowl weekend

Updated February 10, 2023 - 7:22 pm

Even though the Super Bowl is a few hundred miles away. in Phoenix, hundreds of thousands of visitors are expected in Las Vegas to enjoy the game this weekend.

The tweet said to expect heavy airport traffic through Feb. 16, meaning some visitors may extend their stay through Valentine’s Day.

Officials at Harry Reid International Airport are advising people using the airport or nearby roads to be prepared for long waits and heavy traffic.

A tweet by the airport offers tips and reminders:

— Taxis and rideshares will be in high demand.

— There will be longer lines at checkpoints, for rental car shuttle buses and other services.

— The airport will be extremely busy on Monday. Fliers are urged to report 2 to 3 hours before their departure time.

— Monday afternoon wait times at security checkpoints will be the longest.

And, of course, the Super Bowl will be at Allegiant Stadium next year.

Contact Marvin Clemons at mclemons@reviewjournal.com. Follow @Marv_in_Vegas on Twitter.

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