McCarran International Airport reports August traffic rise

28 September 2011 (Last Updated September 28th, 2011 18:30)

Passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, US, increased to 3,632,969 for August 2011, a 4% rise on the figure it reported for the same month last year.

Passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, US, increased to 3,632,969 for August 2011, a 4% rise on the figure it reported for the same month last year.

The airport recorded a total of 27.7 million passengers during the first eight months of the year, an increase of 3.9% on the same period for 2010.

International arrivals and departures increased during August 2011 to 223,057, a 26.7% rise over the same month last year; however, the airport recorded 60,000 less passengers during the month compared with July.