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McCarran Airport Expects 1.2 Million Holiday Travelers

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LAS VEGAS - Christmas is just around the corner, and the holiday travel season is in full swing. Millions of Americans will be hitting the roads and pouring into airports all around the country, and that is true in Las Vegas.

One point two million people are expected to travel through McCarran International Airport for the holidays.

Saturday, many travelers said they had smooth flights.

"Actually, I see a lot of happiness," said traveler Elvin Broing. "People coming in to see their families or people coming in with their families - a vacation for the holidays."

To ensure you get in and out as quickly as possible, McCarran Airport officials stress their mantra, "Know Before You Go". That means utilizing tools on the airport's website that allow you to check on flight times and delays.

Visit the McCarran Airport Website

You can also read up on what you are allowed to take on the plane, along with other travel tips.

McCarran officials recommend you get to the airport at least 90 minutes before your flight's departure.

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