McCarran International Airport to open new terminal

McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas is set to open its new Terminal 3 tomorrow.

McCarran International Airport to open new terminal
McCarran International Airport to open new terminal

The £1.5bn development is expected to boost UK visitor figures, which increased by almost 9% in 2011 compared to the previous year.
 
The opening comes after British Airways’ announced plans to launch a new Gatwick to Las Vegas route in October,.

Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority UK sales and marketing director Russell Meara said: "The UK continues to be the largest overseas market to Las Vegas and the opening of new Terminal 3 recognises the importance of the international market on the future growth of the destination."
 
The new terminal, constructed by Bechtel, includes additional check-in, baggage claim, security checkpoints and parking designed to relieve peak period congestion at the airport’s Terminal 1.

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