McCarran International Airport Automated People Movers
|McCarran International Airport Automated People Movers|
|Locale||McCarran International Airport serving Las Vegas|
|Opened||C Gate Line: 1985
D Gate Line: 1998
|Operator(s)||Clark County Department of Aviation|
|Character||Serves sterile parts of the airport|
|Rolling stock||10 Bombardier Innovia APM 100 vehicles|
|Line length||0.92 miles total|
|Track length||0.27 mi (C Gate Line)
0.65 mi (D Gate Line)
The McCarran International Airport People Movers are three separate automatic people mover systems operating at McCarran International Airport near Las Vegas, Nevada. The people mover system consists of three separate lines, one connecting the Main Terminal to the C Gate Concourse, another connecting the Main Terminal to the D Gate Concourse D Gate Concourse, and the third connecting the D Gate Concourse to Terminal 3, which opened in July 2012.
A fourth people mover—an extension of the Las Vegas Monorail—is planned to link Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 with central Las Vegas four miles away from the airport.
C Gate Line
The C Gate Line was the first people mover line at the airport, opening in 1985. It connects Terminal 1 with the C Gate Concourse, which primarily serves Southwest Airlines. The C Gate Line features two parallel quarter-mile tracks each with two-car trains running back and forth between the two stations. In 2008, the line's original Adtranz C-100 vehicles were replaced with the current Bombardier Innovia APM 100 (formerly CX-100) vehicles.
D Gate Line
The D Gate Line is the larger of the two lines and it connects the Main Terminal building with the satellite D Gate Concourse. Similar to the C Gate Line, the D Gate Line consists of two kilometer-long parallel tracks with trains shuttling back and forth between the two stations. The D Gate Line opened in 1998 when the D Gate Concourse opened. Each train on the D Gate Line includes three cars. Along with the C Gate system's recent fleet replacement, the D Gate Line's original vehicles were replaced with Bombardier Innovia APM 100 vehicles in early 2009.
Terminal 3 line
Terminal 3 is connected to the D Gate Concourse via an independent people lover line. Like the two previously-existing lines, the Termianl 3 line consists of two tracks, each with a three-car train shuttling back and forth between the two stations. The third line also uses Bombardier Innovia APM 100 vehicles.
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