Cell Phone Lot at McCarran

Driving Directions to the Cell Phone Lot

From Russell Rd

  • Drive west on Russell Road past Maryland Parkway and get in the center lane.
  • Turn left onto Paradise Road and get in the far right lane.
  • Exit right, following the overhead sign marked “All Terminals.“
  • Keep right, going under the bridge, and follow the signs to Terminal 1.
  • Merge to the right and follow the overhead signs marked “Terminal 1, Departing Flights, Economy Parking, Terminal 3.“
  • Take the ramp to the immediate left following the signs marked “Terminal 1, Departing Flights, Cell Phone Lot.“
  • Carefully merge right, following the sign to Cell Phone Lot and proceed to the four-way stop sign.
  • Drive through the four-way stop and the entrance to the Cell Phone Lot is on the left.

From Paradise

  • Drive south on Paradise Road, get in the 2nd Lane from the left. Follow the signs to T1 Economy Lot and Cell Phone Lot.
  • Keep to the left when the lanes split. At the light at Kitty Hawk Wy, turn right.
  • Drive ahead to the four-way stop, then turn right. The entrance to the Cell Phone Lot will be to the immediate left.

From I-215

  • Exit I-215 following the signs to McCarran Airport.
  • Proceed through the northbound tunnel.
  • Follow the overhead signs to Terminal 1, and then the signs marked “Departing Flights, Economy Parking, Terminal 3.“
  • Get in the right lane and follow the sign marked “Terminal 1, Cell Phone Lot“ and proceed to the four-way stop.
  • Carefully merge right, following the sign to Cell Phone Lot and proceed to the four-way stop sign.
  • Drive through the four-way stop and the entrance to the Cell Phone Lot is on the left.

Cell Phone Lot - Short Term waiting area


The McCarran Cell Phone Lot is a short term waiting area located only minutes from the Passenger Pickup Curbs at Terminal 1 and Terminal 3. Drivers may wait in their vehicles free of charge while friends and family deplane, pick up their luggage and walk out to the Passenger Pickup Curbs.

The Cell Phone Lot is open from 6:00 AM – 11:00 PM daily. This paved and well-lit lot is under 24 hour video surveillance and regularly patrolled by airport parking staff. There are no restroom facilities available at this location.



Please know:

  • No unattended vehicles are allowed in the Cell Phone Lot.
  • No commercial vehicles or TNC vehicles are allowed in the Cell Phone Lot.
  • There is no parking or waiting allowed on airport roadways or shoulders.

Violators of the rules listed above will be cited and/or towed.