Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport has become the first airport in the U.S. to install vending machines specifically designed to sell personal protective equipment (PPE) such as face masks, gloves, hand sanitizer and wipes.
According to CNN, travelers passing through LAS will have access to as many as three PPE vending machines from California-based vending machine operator Prepango.
Two are located on either side of the Terminal 1 ticketing area, and the third can be found near the TSA checkpoint in Terminal 3.
Hand sanitizer will set passengers back anywhere from $4.25 to $6.50 while a 10-pack of wipes costs $5.25. Travelers can also purchase a four-pack of gloves for $4.50, a reusable cloth mask for $14.50 and a KN95 disposable mask for $8.25, among other items…
A new option to help protect yourself and others while traveling. LAS was the first airport to install PPE vending machines from which travelers can purchase items like gloves and hand sanitizer. These machines can be found in T1 ticketing and near the T3 TSA checkpoint. pic.twitter.com/1suaVel412
— McCarran Airport (@LASairport) May 14, 2020