Posts Tagged: Tourism

2018 Officially Busiest Year In McCarran Airport History

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McCarran International Airport has released their December 2018 passenger numbers along with their 2018 summary, and the Las Vegas airport saw a record 49.7 million passengers over the course of the year. This makes the eighth consecutive year that McCarran has seen record passenger numbers. That’s not all that made this a banner year for… Read more »

Las Vegas Sees December Visitor Bump, Falls Short of 2017 for the Year

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The Las Vegas Convention and Visitor’s Authority (or “LVCVA”) has released their December 2018 tourism executive summary, and we have the most interesting numbers for you here. While we didn’t quite match 2017’s 42.2 million visitors for the year, it came close: just over 42.1 million visitors came to Las Vegas in 2018. Convention attendance… Read more »

McCarran International Airport On Track For Another Record Year

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McCarran International Airport released their November 2018 numbers this week, and it looks like this year will break last year’s passenger record. There were over 48.5 million passengers that traveled through Southern Nevada’s commercial airport in 2017, but 2018’s year-to-date numbers are already 2.6% higher through November. This November was also stronger than last year’s,… Read more »

Most Tourism Indicators Tick Up in October

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The October Statistics from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) have arrived, and many tourism indicators are positive after months of mixed results. As noted in our post on gaming numbers, it’s important to remember that some of this is attributable to correction from last year’s tragic October 1 shooting. The recovery in… Read more »

McCarran Airport Traffic Hits New Record in October

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The latest statistics are out from McCarran International Airport, and passenger counts hit a new high of 4,436,756. For those counting, that’s the 4th new record in the last 12 months. Air traffic is up 2.2% over the year and 2.4% for the year to date. International passenger counts continue to see stronger gains than… Read more »

Spirit Soars to Second-Largest McCarran Carrier

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Despite a small dip of 0.4 percent from a year ago (there is a typo in the chart below), passenger volume at McCarran remains above 4 million for the seventh consecutive month in September. With 3 quarters in the books, passenger counts for the year to date have risen by 2.4 percent. Septembers decline was… Read more »

August Tourism Stats a Mixed Bag for Las Vegas

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The August numbers are out from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA). While overall visitor volume was down 0.2% compared to August 2017, convention attendance was up 17.9% and auto and air traffic saw modest gains as well. The story is more mixed for the year to date, with convention attendance down slightly… Read more »

McCarran Sees 1.5% Bump in August Passengers

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The August passenger counts from McCarran International Airport are out. The total volume of arriving and departing passengers was 4,306,334 – an increase of 1.5% from August 2017. For the year to date, traffic was up 2.7% over the same period last year. Passenger growth was largely driven by international carriers, which saw a 6.9%… Read more »

Las Vegas Tourism Stats Trend Down in July

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The latest statistics from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) are out, and they show downward trends in most tourism indicators for the month of July. As noted on our blog, air traffic was up 2.3 percent from a year ago. However, traffic on I-15 was down 2 percent and overall visitor volume… Read more »

McCarran Traffic Hits New Heights in July

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July statistics from McCarran International Airport show a new record for passengers arriving or departing from the Las Vegas metro area. With more than 4.4 million people passing through the airport, McCarran posted a 2.3% increase over July 2017. Year to date traffic is up an even healthier 2.9% compared to the same point in… Read more »