WestJet delights guests on approach to Las Vegas with massive LED gaming wheel

WestJet built and illuminated a kilometer-wide gaming wheel in the Utah desert, entertaining passengers on flight 1118 from Toronto as it descended into Las Vegas, the airline said.

The feat allowed the airline to set two Guinness world records.

On board, one guest received a Vegas ´trip-of-a-lifetime´ when their seat number appeared on the giant LED wheel.

The wheel was 785,398 square metres in diameter and reached 4,666,000 lumens — breaking the previous record of 4,264,346 lumens.

WestJet flies nearly one-third of all international passengers to McCarran International Airport (LAS). This summer the airline will operate 65 flights per week from five Canadian cities, including Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg and Toronto.

WestJet offers scheduled service to more than 100 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean, and Europe. Through its regional airline, WestJet Encore, and with partnerships with airlines representing every major region of the world, the airline offers more than 150 destinations in over 20 countries.