500-foot Las Vegas Ferris wheel cleared by FAA for takeoff

Posted Friday, May 27, 2011 4:07 PM | Contributed by JoshuaTBell

A developer's plan to put a 500-foot observation wheel attraction on the Las Vegas Strip won't hamper operations at nearby McCarran International Airport, the Federal Aviation Administration said. The agency's obstruction evaluation group told developer Howard Bulloch of Compass Investments that it expected the rotating wheel with 40 passenger gondolas won't affect aircraft or airport facilities.

Read more from AP via the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

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