LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — 13 Action News has a look at important traffic updates and alerts for those looking to travel this Thanksgiving. Check back for updates.
NOON ON THURSDAY, NOV. 25
McCarran Airport officials confirmed the Terminal 1 long-term parking lot, the T1 valet, and the Terminal 3 economy lot remain closed.
They advised those parking at the airport on Thursday to give themselves extra time so they can take the shuttle.
11:30 A.M. ON WEDNESDAY, NOV. 24
The airport shared the latest parking update.
🚨AIRPORT PARKING UPDATE🚨— McCarran Airport (@LASairport) November 24, 2021
It's 11:30 a.m. on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving:
⛔️Terminal 1 Long Term - closed
⛔️Terminal 1 Valet - closed
⛔️Terminal 3 Economy - closed
To learn more about parking options visit https://t.co/0FgIHdaTxK
11:08 A.M. ON WEDNESDAY, NOV. 24
The airport shared a photograph of the C Annex checkpoint as of shortly before 11 a.m.
10:35 A.M. ON WEDNESDAY, NOV. 24
The airport says the Terminal 1 passenger pick up area is not the spot to drop someone off, warning that it could lead to exacerbated congestion.
Here’s a look at Terminal 1 Passenger Pick Up just before 10:30 a.m Wednesday. We anticipate more traffic and congestion throughout the day. This is NOT the spot to be dropping someone off for a departing flight. pic.twitter.com/oGH9vuB9Mq— McCarran Airport (@LASairport) November 24, 2021
10:31 A.M. ON WEDNESDAY, NOV. 24
The airport shared a photograph of the Terminal 3 checkpoint shortly after 10 a.m.
🍂THANKSGIVING TRAVEL: Here's a look at the Terminal 3 Checkpoint as of 10:12 a.m. Wednesday. pic.twitter.com/rwv0yI9yYR— McCarran Airport (@LASairport) November 24, 2021
9 A.M. ON WEDNESDAY, NOV. 24
According to McCarran Airport, the Terminal 3 economy lot and Terminal 1 garage are now both full and now closed. The airport asks travelers to use the Terminal 3 garage for long-term parking.
‼️ PARKING UPDATE‼️ The Terminal 3 Economy Lot AND Terminal 1 Garage are FULL and now closed. Please use the Terminal 3 Garage for Long Term Parking. https://t.co/NGn7xohAKO— McCarran Airport (@LASairport) November 24, 2021
8:30 A.M. ON WEDNESDAY, NOV. 24
McCarran International Airport shared some photographs on Twitter of lines at checkpoint check-in.
7:15 A.M. ON WEDNESDAY, NOV. 24
The Interstate 15 is beginning to see a bit of a traffic buildup heading southbound towards California and northbound towards Las Vegas at the border.
It's not bumper to bumper (yet!) but if you're traveling for #Thanksgiving give yourself plenty of time. The I-15 is already seeing traffic buildup and @KalynaAstrinos says the airport is starting to get busy 👀✈️ @KTNV #firstalert #TrafficAlert pic.twitter.com/OhxmC0RhCx— Bree Guy (@breeguywx) November 24, 2021
5:30 A.M. ON WEDNESDAY, NOV. 24
McCarran International Airport Terminal 1's long-term parking garage is full and closed, as of 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday. The airport asks travelers to use the Terminal 3 garage.
PARKING UPDATE for folks heading to McCarran this morning. Terminal 1 long term parking garage is full and now closed! The airport asking for you to use the Terminal 3 garage instead! @LASairport @KTNV— Kalyna Astrinos (@KalynaAstrinos) November 24, 2021
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