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Maverick Helicopters celebrates new terminal

Posted at 4:40 PM, Nov 20, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-20 19:40:52-05

Maverick Helicopters unveiled its new $5 million Las Vegas terminal with a grand opening celebration on Nov. 19. The state-of-the-art facility will officially open its doors to the public on Nov. 30.

Those in attendance included Las Vegas Strip headliner Carrot Top, Master Photographer Peter Lik and representatives from the offices of Governor Brian Sandoval, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, Senator Dean Heller, Senator Harry Reid, Congressman Cresent Hardy, Congressman Joe Heck, Congresswoman Dina Titus and the Clark County Government Center.

Steve Sisolak, the Clark County Commission Chairman; Michael Goldsmith, the Vice President of International Marketing at the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority; Todd Powers, the Western Regional Sales Manager at Airbus Helicopters; and Russ Spray, the President and Chief Executive Officer at SAFRAN Turbomeca USA also spoke on behalf of their associations and congratulated Maverick Helicopters on opening its new Las Vegas terminal. As Sisolak addressed the crowd on all Maverick Helicopters does for the community, he presented the company’s owners, Greg and Brenda Rochna, with a proclamation from Clark County that declared Thursday, November 19, 2015 as “Maverick Helicopters Day.”
Before the evening wrapped up, guests were treated to an over-the-top helicopter arrival and performance by Las Vegas Strip headliner Matt Goss.

Highlights of the new terminal include:

-- Floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook McCarran International Airport’s runways
-- A private room for VIPs and group events
-- A café with expanded food and beverage selections
-- A signature registration desk with double the capacity of the previous terminal
-- A separate photo and video desk for passengers to purchase photos and videos from their flights
-- Modern, plush leather couches
-- A large courtyard designed for group and corporate events
-- Breathtaking gallery photos courtesy of Peter Lik
-- A greatly expanded gift shop with branded items, handmade Native American artifacts and more