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McCarran International Airport (LAS)

Last Updated: July 8, 2020, 12:33 p.m.

  • Chris Jones
  • 1 702 261-5290
  • Airport Website
  • Airport COVID 19 Website
  • Are passengers required to complete a government or airport issued pre-travel health declaration form?
  • No

  • Are passengers required to undergo a test for COVID-19 before starting their journey?
  • No

  • Are passengers required to undergo any health tests or screening?
  • No

  • Does the airport recommend passengers arrive earlier for international departures?
  • No

  • Does the airport recommend passengers arrive earlier for domestic departures?
  • No

  • Is the public (non-passengers) restricted from entering the public areas of the airport (e.g. departures, arrivals hall)?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • We ask that only ticketed passengers or workers enter the terminals, with supporting signage and audio messages. It's not a hard enforcement, but a request to limit the number of people inside.

  • Are exceptions made for accompanying persons assisting minors traveling alone or persons with disabilities, including those with reduced mobility?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Again, it's not a hard requirement. If someone wishes to come in no one will stop them, particularly if there is a need.

  • Does the airport provide self-service kiosks for printing boarding pass and bag tag?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • The airport provides self-service kiosks for printing boarding passes and bag tags. We've done this for years, though not all carriers support the tag option.

  • Does the airport implement a sanitization process for kiosk touch screens to enable the disinfection of the screen between each use?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • We wipe the screens regularly and leave materials for travelers or airline agents to wipe them after each use. It's not solely an airport responsibility.

  • Is the access to airport checkpoint security touchless/does it reduce the need for document exchange/handling?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • It's not 100 percent touchless but we use technologies such as automated ID readers, CLEAR, etc. to reduce contact.

  • Is the airport boarding process touchless i.e. biometric or e-gates?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Not all, but we do use e-boarding at many gates at LAS. These were being installed across the airport prior to COVID-19 as we renovated older areas; they are not at 100 percent of gates yet.

  • Are e-gates available at immigration entry points?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • CBP has deployed facial recognition technology to assist in arrivals.

  • Are passengers required to undergo any health tests on arrival?
  • No

  • Are passengers required to quarantine on arrival at the airport?
  • No

  • What, if any, protocols and precautions are in place for arriving passengers who are exiting the landside area?
  • No

  • Are drivers/meeters and greeters allowed to meet arriving passengers inside the terminal building?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Again, this is discouraged. But no one is stopping people at the doors to turn them away if they insist on coming in.

  • Are there any specific measures for drivers/meeters and greeters meeting/collecting arriving passengers? (e.g., subject to health screening)
  • No

  • Are there any special pick-up or curbside arrangements in place?
  • No

  • Is physical distancing required in airport?
  • Yes

  • What is the required physical distance?
  • 1.8 meter (6 feet)

  • Are there spacing marks on floors to guide passengers?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • We have decals to encourage social distancing, self-created to play off of our Las Vegas-branded All In campaign.

  • Are physical distancing rules in place for elevators, escalators, and moving walkways?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • We have staff in place at times, as well as signage, to deter overcrowding.

  • Are limitations set for number of passengers on airport public ground transportation, e.g. shuttle busses, airport transit systems, etc.?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Varies by size of the vehicle, but drivers will enforce capacity limits.

  • Are passengers required to wear face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Does the airport provide face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Can face coverings be purchased at the airport?
  • Yes

  • Are passengers required to wear gloves?
  • No

  • Are passenger-facing staff required to wear face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Policy was in place before it was mandated by Nevada governor.

  • Are passenger-facing staff required to wear gloves?
  • No

  • Are passenger-facing staff subject to health screening?
  • No

  • What special COVID-19 cleaning/sterilization measures has the airport implemented? Provide details for areas such as restrooms, boarding areas, dining areas, etc.?
  • Too many to list here. See link: https://www.mccarran.com/pubfile/a0c5f30f-9f07-4be8-8061-01c362ddec2b/1400794/Betting%20Against%20the%20Spread%20%20LAS%20is%20ALL%20IN.pdf?t=20200603-093459

  • Has the airport implemented physical distancing detection technology?
  • No

  • Does the airport provide signage and announcements via PA system to encourage physical distancing measures in place?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • See link above; we have a very comprehensive campaign.

  • Does the airport provide hand-sanitizing stations?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • We have many, and the airlines are also offering hand pumps in their spaces for customer use.

  • Is there a medical clinic located in or near the airport terminal/facility?
  • No

  • Does the airport provide a helpline to report COVID-19 concerns?
  • No

  • Does the airport app, airlines app, or other third-party apps provide wayfinding indoor maps for passengers?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • We use LocusLabs mapping technology.

  • Is there any mechanism, such as social media or mobile apps, to disseminate information to the travelling public?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • We have multiple social channels, a website and a public communications team to work with media.

  • Are there any other particular processes in place to assist passengers with reduced mobility (wheelchair) or passengers with disabilities?
  • No

  • Does the airport provide self-service dining options, where passengers have limited contact with retail, food and beverage staff?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Kiosk ordering at some retailers.

  • Does the airport have a ventilation filtration system that recycles air on a regular basis?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Yes

  • Does the airport offer any staff training program, relating to health or COVID-19?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Normal internal communication tools sharing CDC or other health experts' guidance.