Two more airlines move to Terminal 3 at McCarran Airport
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Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Two more airlines are making the move to Terminal Three at McCarran International Airport.
United and Hawaiian Airlines will move their ticket counters and baggage claim to the new building starting tomorrow.
However, the two airlines aren't actually flying from T3. Once passengers are dropped off, they will check in, go through security and then take a 45-second tram ride to the D gates.
Upon arrival in Las Vegas, these airlines’ customers will take a tram to T3 to claim baggage and find ground transportation.
“For more than 14 years, every D Concourse passenger has traveled to and from their gate by way of an automated tram system that begins and ends its journey at Terminal 1,” said Randall H. Walker, Director of Aviation for Clark County, Nev. “T3 now allows us to split the existing and future D gates’ traffic pool between two terminals. This will ease peak-period congestion along McCarran’s roadways and within its garages, ticketing lobbies, security checkpoints and baggage claim areas.”
United has nearly 50 flights leaving Las Vegas every day, making it the largest carrier to make the move to T3.
Earlier this month, five other domestic airlines made the move and it was virtually headache free.
Electronic signs have been placed above each roadway leading to McCarran that informs drivers where each airline is based.