Airport location, terminals and transportation
McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas (the state of Nevada) is the main commercial air gate of the city. The airfield is located eight kilometres from the central business district of Las Vegas. It got its name in honour of one of the politicians of the state. The construction of the air terminal was completed in 1942. Alamo Field used to be situated on the site of the modern airfield. The airport has 4 runways, 2 multi-purpose passenger terminals (T1 and T3), several terminals handling private flights, governmental flights and cargo flights. Terminal 1 is divided into four concourses, which are A, B, C, and D. A free shuttle service operates between the terminals. The passenger traffic of the airport amounts on average to roughly 50 million people per year.
You can reach Las Vegas by public buses number 593 and 215. Bus route number 108 leads to the city centre. So as to find the bus stop you should go down to Level Zero of Terminal 1. There are several official taxi services and limousine services at the airport. In addition, you are allowed to use applications of transport network companies to request their cars.
Rental offices, how to find them, where to return car
The Airport's Consolidated Rental Car Facility is situated a few kilometres from the passenger terminals of McCarran International Airport, at the following address: 7135 Gilespie Street. Free shuttle bus 109A runs from the airport to the Consolidated Rental Car Facility. From the Rental Car Facility, you can easily get on Interstate Highways 15 and 215. This facility is rather capacious and comprises roughly 5,000 parking spaces.
Arriving car rental customers will be transported to the Rental Car Facility by free dedicated blue-and-white shuttles, which depart from the terminal round the clock. Being in Terminal 1, follow the signs from the baggage claim hall to Level 1, where Ground Transportation is located. You will see the shuttles, going to the Airport's Consolidated Rental Car Facility, next to doors 10 and 11. Being in Terminal 3, follow the signs from the baggage claim hall to Ground Transportation on Level 0. The shuttles departing to the Rental Car Facility are found near doors 51-54 (on the west side) and doors 55-58 (on the east side).
The Rental Car Facility features several major vehicle rental firms. These are Alamo, Avis, Advantage, Budget, Dollar, E-z, Enterprise, National, Payless, and Thrifty. The Rental Car Facility operates 24 hours a day. In order to return your rental car at the airport, follow the signs to the Car Return Garage entrance off Gilespie Street. You should follow the signs of your vehicle rental company. You may take a taxi from the Rental Car Facility.
Long-term and short-term parking, hotels nearby
There are parking garages in both the passenger terminals. They comprise short-term parking, long-term parking, valet parking, economy parking, and overflow parking.
The nearest hotels to the airport lie within a 2-3-kilometre radius. These include the Travelodge by Wyndham, the Homewood Suites by Hilton, the Motel 6, the Four Seasons Hotel, and the Best Western McCarran Inn.