Salt Lake City Airport

Salt Lake City Airport SLC

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Airport Overview

Salt Lake City Airport (SLC) is a civil-military airport in the United States and is operated by the Salt Lake City Department of Airports. It covers an area of over 7,700 acres (3,116 ha).

The airport is located about 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Downtown Salt Lake City, Utah in the US. SLC is within a 30-minute drive of nearly 1.3 million jobs and is the closest commercial airport for more than 2.5 million people. It is also an Emergency Medical Dispatch / IAED-accredited airport

Airport Stats & Facts

  • SLC Airport has over 300 scheduled non stop airline departures per day to more than 90 cities in the US, Canada, Mexico, and Europe.
  • Not only is the Airport within an hour's range from 11 major ski resorts
  • In April 2017, SLC ranked first for on-time departures and arrivals and also for the percentage of cancellations.
  • It is the 28th busiest airport in the world, in terms of aircraft operations.
  • The airport is undergoing a $4B redevelopment program, the first phase of which will be opening in September 2020.

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Airport Traveling Tips

  • SLC Airport is busy during the morning hours between 5 am to 7 am.
  • Arrive 2 hours before a domestic flight departure and 3 hours before an international flight departure to account for TSA security wait times and any possible delays.
  • Take a few minutes to look at the Salt Lake City Airport map before heading to the airport for a flight.

Flight Status

Terminals

The airport has 3 passenger terminals with five concourses - C, D, E, F, and G, and 83 gates in total. To see the terminal locations and for additional information, please refer to the Salt Lake City Airport terminal map.

Terminal 1

This terminal has 2 concourses - Concourse G (formerly Concourse A) and Concourse F (formerly Concourse B).

 

The Ground level of Terminal 1 houses airline ticket counters to the right, baggage carousels 1-4 at left, with screening area at center.

Terminal 2

It is located between terminals 1 and 3 and connected to Concourse C.

International Terminal

This terminal has Concourse D and


Airlines Served

Salt Lake City Airport is the fourth-largest hub for Delta Air Lines. It also serves various other airlines including JetBlue, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and more.

View the full list of airlines served at SLC airport.

Parking

Short-term and Long-term Parking

Parking at SLC Airport is available at all the terminals. From hourly and daily parking to long-term parking, there are several parking options at Salt Lake City Airport.

Off-site Parking:

Many parking lots offer affordable off-site parking near SLC Airport. Most of the off-site parking lots allow 24/7 access.

Ground Transportation

After arriving at the airport, passengers have several options for ground transport to their next destination. Some of the transportation options include airport shuttles, car rentals, and buses. In addition, many passengers also utilize ride services like Uber, Lyft, and taxis.

Airport Car Rental

Car Rentals are a breeze at SLC. There are multiple car rental agencies onsite at the airport. Hertz, Enterprise, National, and other well-known car rental providers offer airport travelers a large variety of vehicles to choose from.

Airport Shuttles

Airport Shuttle Services are a great way to travel from Salt Lake City Airport. With the availability of various shuttle services, you can get a ride to almost any nearby location.

Buses & Trains

Public transportation is available from the airport to all major areas nearby. The new TRAX light-rail Green Line to City Center runs every 15 minutes on weekdays /every 20 minutes on weekends.

Amenities & Services at SLC Airport

To help you enjoy your stay, Salt Lake City Airport provides visitors with many different amenities and services including:

  • Restaurants, cafes, and bars.
  • Stores, gift shops, and local souvenir shops.
  • Shoeshine stations and massage bars.
  • Multiple art installations and exhibits on display.
  • Free Wi-Fi internet throughout the entire airport.
  • Currency exchange.

Passenger Pickup and Drop-off

  • Separate pick up and drop off areas are available for arriving and departing passengers at SLC. The far left lane is for pick up and the right lane is for drop off.
  • The airport’s free park and wait lot allow drivers to wait for arriving passengers until they are ready to be picked up.

Contact Information

Address: 776 North Terminal Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84122, USA

Website: http://www.slcairport.com

Contact: [email protected]

Phone: (801) 575 2400

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Salt Lake City Airport: A Brief History Timeline

  • In 1933, the first terminal and airport administration building were built.
  • In 1968, the airport was named Salt Lake City International Airport.
  • In 1991, SLC opened a new short-term parking garage.
  • In 1995, a new runway along with the International Terminal and Concourse E was opened.
  • In 2001, Concourse E was expanded for additional gates.
  • In 2002, there were heavy crowds at the airport as Salt lake City welcomed more than 1 million visitors for the Winter Olympics.
  • In 2008, SLC Airport handled more than 1 lakh metric tonnes of cargo.
  • Currently, construction is going on at the airport for a new single terminal and two linear concourses with 78 gates.
  • Phase 1 of the terminal is scheduled to open in September 2020, and Phase 2 in 2024.

Traveler Help

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What is the weight allowance when traveling on Delta to Europe?

Asked by Dianne - Mon, 25 April

The weight limit for checked luggage is 50 pounds. There are no weight limits for carry-on bags, but you must be able to put it in the overhead compartment by yourself. 

Where is Gate A05 located?

Asked by karen - Sat, 2 April

Gate A5 is located Level 2 of Concourse A. It's close to the end of the hallway holding all A Gates. 

We only have 1/2 hour layover to get to a connecting flight. What terminal does Delta and Skywest Airlines use?

Asked by Sherry Cravens - Thu, 24 March

Both Delta and Skywest operate out of Terminal 2 at this airport. 

Is there a nail salon in the terminal?

Asked by Perrin - Thu, 17 March

Yes, there is an XPress Spa (which does manicures) located in Terminal A. 

Where to buy pesos at airport?

Asked by mick moriarty - Fri, 11 March

Currency exchange is not currently available at this airport. We recommend getting Pesos from your bank prior to travel, if possible. 

Is there curbside baggage drop off?

Asked by Mike - Mon, 7 March

This varies by airline - please contact your airline directly to see if they offer this service. 

Is there a lounge or skyclub at this facility?

Asked by MONTY WAYNE HIGHT - Tue, 1 March

Yes, there is a USO Lounge and a Delta Air Lines Delta Sky Club. 

Which terminal does JetBlue airlines use?

Asked by Aaron - Sat, 26 February

JetBlue Airlines uses Terminal 1.

What are the hours for TSA?

Asked by Syria - Thu, 24 February

The main TSA security screening checkpoint is located on level two of the terminal. From 4:15 a.m. to 1 a.m., the checkpoint is open.


Who are required to have COVID boosters to fly within the United States?

Asked by Mary Ellen Butler - Wed, 23 February

These is no vaccine requirement to fly within the United States if you are a US citizen. 

Frontier airlines lost my luggage. Where do I need to call?

Asked by Hyna - Fri, 18 February

Regarding items lost onboard an aircraft or lost luggage, you must contact your airline. You can visit the Contact us page of Frontier Airlines.


Is there a Cellphone Lot?

Asked by Michael - Tue, 15 February

Yes, as you enter the airport, the Cellphone lot is located on the right, south of Terminal 1.


Where is Interfaith Chapel at SLC?

Asked by Lynn - Fri, 11 February

Sorry, at the time of this writing there is no Interfaith Chapel at this airport. 

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Salt Lake City Airport Q&A

Salt Lake Airport is the fourth-largest hub for Delta Air Lines.
The airport is located about 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Downtown Salt Lake City, Utah in the US.
Yes. While the official name is Salt Lake City International Airport, it is also known as SLC.
Being one of the busiest airports in the US, you can fly to many cities from Salt Lake City Airport. Check out our direct flights page to see where you can fly from the airport.
Passengers are permitted to sleep in the airport. It remains open 24 hours a day and visitors can stay inside overnight. We also recommend these awesome SLC layover ideas.