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McCarran Field

McCarran Field
These stone pillars were from the entrance of the original McCarran Field (currently Nellis Air Force Base). The pillars were built in 1941 and moved to their current Las Vegas Boulevard location in 1950.
McCarran Field
The original Las Vegas Boulevard terminal entrance. The terminal was demolished in 1995.
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The Paradise Road terminal entrance.
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McCarran Airport
This work, "McCarran Airport", is a derivative of "Aerial photo of McCarran International Airport (Las Vegas)..." by Craig Butz, used under CC BY-SA 3.0.
"McCarran Airport" is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 by The Historic Las Vegas Project.
McCarran Airport Slot Machines
Harry Reid International Airport and Reno-Tahoe International Airport are the only two American airports with slot machines.
" Las Vegas Airport Slot Machines " by Michael Kappel is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0.
Hacienda Skyhawk
Hacienda Skyhawk. On December 4, 1958, Bob Timm and John Cook departed McCarran Field and set an endurance record. They stayed in the air for 64 days, 22 hours, 19 minutes, and five seconds.

The land previously occupied the Alamo Field in the 1940s. Became McCarran Field in 1948. Renamed McCarran International Airport in 1968. Renamed Harry Reid International Airport in 2021.


Original terminal location was located on US 91; later renamed Las Vegas Boulevard. In 1963, a new terminal was built on Paradise Road.


Terminal 1 opened in 1963.

Terminal 2 opened in 1986.

Terminal 3 opened in 2012.

Terminal 2 closed in 2012.

Terminal 2 demolished in 2016.


Located at 5757 Wayne Newton Boulevard, Paradise, Nevada.