McCarran air traffic picking up due to holiday travel

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — McCarran International Airport is staying busy as travelers arrive for the Fourth of July weekend. The most recent report from the airport showed travel in May more than doubled from April.

Passengers 8 News Now spoke with say it’s important everyone takes steps to protect yourself and others, especially when flying.

“Wear your face masks,” urged Vincent Yee of San Francisco. “Very important because it wasn’t six feet at the airport here or in San Francisco. So, it was a lot of people.”

Some travelers say this weekend is the first time they’ve flown since March. Passengers on the flight from San Francisco say it was about 80% full.

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