Air traffic decline forces McCarran to make cuts

Spillman, Benjamin
January 2009
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);1/12/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p14
The article reports on the decision of the management of McCarran International Airport to make $30 million in budget cuts due to a decline in commercial air traffic to and from Las Vegas, Nevada. Clark County Aviation director Randall Walker reported that the budget cuts include a hiring stoppage, reductions in maintenance and professional services, and closure of lightly used parts of the airport. Air traffic at the airport decreased by 14.7% in November 2008. The airport anticipated about $266 million in expenses for fiscal 2009.


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