Harry Reid Airport Logged a Record Number of Passengers in February

Las Vegas’ Harry Reid International Airport has published travel figures for the second month of 2024, highlighting its best February ever. The spectacular figures were bolstered by the Super Bowl and an extra day due to Leap Year.

In total, the airport recorded 4.33 million arriving and departing passengers in February, which represents a 3.8% increase from 4.17 million in February 2023. On a year-to-date basis, the airport recorded 8.68 million passengers, an increase of 1.4% year-on-year.

Domestic travel was responsible for 3.98 million of all passengers, highlighting a 2.1% increase from February 2023. On a year-to-date basis, domestic travel remained stable.

In the meantime, international travel skyrocketed, increasing 36.4% to 277,727 in February 2024. For reference, the airport recorded 203,553 international passengers in February 2023. On a year-to-date basis, the number of international passengers increased by 28.2%.

In addition, Harry Reid International Airport reported 71,878 west side/helicopter passengers – a slight increase from February 2023 but a decrease of 3.3% on a year-to-date basis.

Harry Reid Named the Top Airlines

The top 5 airlines serving Las Vegas included Southwest, Spirit, Delta, United and American Airlines. All of these companies, with the exception of Spirit Airlines, recorded an increase in passengers. Southwest Airlines, for example, reported almost 1.6 million passengers, representing an increase of 11.2% from February 2023.

Delta Airlines, on the other hand, served 400,160 passengers, marking an increase of 17.2% year-on-year. United Airlines experienced the most significant year-on-year increase at 21.1% after serving 367,249 passengers in February 2024. American Airlines, meanwhile, had 357,379 passengers – a figure that marks an increase of 17.8% year-on-year.

Spirit Airlines, however, recorded a decline of 12.9%. Whereas the company carried 664,124 passengers to and from Vegas in February 2023, it now served only 578,776.

In terms of international flights, WestJet led the way with 67,142 passengers, an increase of 40.7%. Air Canada, meanwhile, carried 53,308 passengers. The Mexican airline Volaris, on the other hand, served 30,583 passengers traveling to and from Vegas. Vivaaerobus, another Mexican company, served 19,883 passengers.

British Airways, meanwhile, recorded 18,183 passengers. Virgin Atlantic, on the other hand, carried 12,112 people.

More information, including figures for additional airlines, is available on Harry Reid International Airport’s official website.