Student Technology Conference

June 13 – 16, 2016 in Las Vegas, NV


The University of Nevada, Las Vegas is located just 2 miles from McCarran International Airport. McCarran International Airport is the principal commercial airport serving Las Vegas and Clark County. The airport is about 5 miles (8.0 km) south of downtown Las Vegas.

McCarran International Airport has two public passenger terminals with a total of 110 gates hosting over 40 million passengers a year. More than 30 airlines provide scheduled service to and from Las Vegas and more than 145 destinations around the world.

Non-Stop U.S. Flights to McCarran International Airport

Average Flight Costs

City Average Price Range
Boston $450-$550
Chicago O’Hare $300-$400
Dallas/Fort Worth $200-$400
Atlanta $400-$550
Denver $100-$250
Los Angeles $100-$200 *4Hr Drive from Los Angeles*

Prices may fluctuate depending on dates and major events

Getting to UNLV from the Airport

Las Vegas is home to many taxi companies who serve the airport and adjacent areas. The cost to ride from McCarran to UNLV is around $12 depending on traffic.

Sample Driving Distance and Time

City Distance Estimated Drive Time
Los Angeles, CA 281 Miles 4 Hours
Phoenix, AZ 304 Miles 5 Hours
Salt Lake City, UT 424 Miles 6 Hours
Reno, NV 438 Miles 7 Hours

All mileage and times from Google Maps