February 12, 2021

Cortez Masto Voices Support for Renaming of McCarran International Airport

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) released the following statement in support of the Clark County Commission’s efforts to rename McCarran International Airport as Harry Reid International Airport.

“Millions of travelers pass through Las Vegas’s airport each year, and I’m proud to support renaming the airport after the fearless and inimitable Harry Reid. Attaching Senator Reid’s name to the gateway to Southern Nevada and all its treasures is a fitting tribute to a man who has spent his life working for the betterment of the Silver State.”

BACKGROUND:

In 2017, Senator Cortez Masto sent a letter to the Nevada State Legislature in support of renaming the airport. 

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