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  • Green Felt Journal

    Mr. Las Vegas … Airport?

    By David G. Schwartz

    The trick to naming places after people is to keep politics out of it

  • Vegas Explorer

    McCarran’s Hidden Gem Captures History of Vegas Flight

    By Matt Jacob

    You’ve no doubt passed by the Howard W. Cannon Aviation Museum dozens of times, giving it nary a glance as you dash through McCarran International Airport. Might we suggest that next time, before you take flight, you first take in a little history? Among the dozen or so exhibits you’ll find on the second floor […]

  • About Town

    The Planespotters

    By Erin Timrawi

    Room 23112 at Mandalay Bay has garnered repeated mentions on the Internet, but it has nothing to do with pillow menus or plasma TVs. Instead, the room is lauded for its excellent position from which to monitor the runway traffic at McCarran International Airport. For some vacationers—variously known as planespotters, avgeeks and tail watchers—the highlight […]