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The Howard W. Cannon Aviation Museum occupies a part of the McCarran International Airport. The Museum enables visitors to learn about the history of commercial and general aviation in southern Nevada, starting from its first flight in 1920 up to the time when jets were introduced.

The Museum features a main exhibit above the baggage claim as well as additional exhibits in the ticketing section, at the A, B, C, and D gates, Terminal 2, North Las Vegas Air Terminal and the general and corporate aviation terminal operated by Signature Flight Support. The Henderson Executive Airport also features exhibits.

The Collection of the Museum features a wide range of artifacts that bears any connection to the history of aviation in southern Nevada. Among these is a red 1956, Ford Thunderbird convertible. It has become a part of history for a vehicle like it had existed at McCarran Airport from 1957 to 1968. It was owned and operated by George and Peg Crockett?s Alamo Airways and it had become a fixture within the airport.
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