McCarran International Airport Las Vegas, Nevada had a 6 percent increase of arrivals and departures from a year ago with almost 4.3 million passengers.
The total to date traffic is 32.2 million people, outpaced 2006 with a 5 percent increase.
Southwest Airlines for August 2007 had 1.5 million passengers. This is is almost a 11 percent increase for the busiest carrier.
Included in the top five carriers at McCarran Airport in Las Vegas real estate was Continental, United, Delta and US Airways. The two carriers that had a passenger increase was Continental and Delta Airlines. The two carriers that had a decrease in traffic was United with 6 percent and US Airways with 7 percent decline.
Again, the discount regional carriers had the biggest increase in passenger traffic. A huge gain of 337 percent increase from a year ago through McCarran Airport Las Vegas was Spirit Airways with 68,000 passengers.
Other airlines with an increase included AirTran with 40 percent, Aloha with 73 percent, Allegiant with 33 percent and Frontier with 38 percent. Big gains were posted by ATA with a 94 percent traffic increase.
International passengers year to date was 1.5 million a 16 percent from last year. For the month of August, a 14 percent increase or 187,000 passengers flew in and out of McCarran Airport from terminal two.
Air Canada, with foreign traffic had an increase of 4 percent at McCarran International in August. MAXjet Airways, Korean Airlines and LTU are new carriers to the airport this year. They shuttled their passengers helped in the increase.
McCarran Airport Las Vegas passenger traffic 6 percent rise in August.