Information and Travel Guide for Salt Lake City International Airport Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC)
Salt Lake City International Airport is the 64th busiest in the world and the 26th busiest in the entire North America in terms of passenger number. In 2011, Salt Lake City International Airport accommodated 20 million passengers and handled 357,996 flight operations.
More than 600 scheduled flights leave the airport daily going to over 90 cities. As Utah's main airport, it is served by 7 airlines and their partners and is a major hub for Delta Air Lines. The airport complex consists of 2 terminals with 86 gates and 5 concourses.
Salt Lake City International Airport began as a landing strip used for aerobatic flights in 1911. It became Woodward Field in the 1920s and was used by USPS for mail delivery service. Western Air Express, which later became Western Airlines, carried commercial passengers for the first time in 1926. In 1930, the airport was renamed Salt Lake City Municipal Airport and the administration building and first official terminal was constructed in 1933.
The years that followed saw a period of growth for the airport. In 1968, Western Airlines operated the first non-stop international flight from the facility and the airport was then renamed Salt Lake City International Airport. Further expansions and modifications were completed over the decades and a $1.8 billion redevelopment plan is currently under works.
Services and Amenities
Financial Services - There are ATMs in convenient locations throughout the airport. Zions Bank, located in Terminal Two lobby, offers complete banking services Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.
Internet Services - Complimentary wireless internet connection is available in all areas of the airport.
Food Services - Dining venues are available throughout the terminals. UFoodGrill, Greek Souklavi, Manchu Wok and Smashburger are located in Terminal Two as well as Starbucks and Squatters Airport Pub. Vending machines are available in both terminals and all concourse areas.
Retail Services - Several specialty retail stores and convenience stores can be found in the airport. Brookstone, Fresh Market and Glamour Walkway are located in Terminal One. Those looking for souvenirs can head to Utah's Own in Terminal Two for Utah-made products.
Transportation - Arriving guests have many options for ground transportation including taxi, limousine, bus and shuttle services. Rental car facilities are located at the short-term parking garage in front of the terminal buildings. Both airport terminals house Hotel Courtesy Cars.
Other - Guests can make lodging arrangements via hotel direct phone lines at the baggage claim areas in both terminals. The airport also offers language translation assistance, mail facilities, infant care facilities and pet relief areas.
There is an economy parking lot located at the airport with free shuttle service provided to/from the terminals. Directly next to the terminals is an indoor covered garage with hourly and daily parking. Reserved parking is available in both lots for drivers with disabilities.
Surrounding Area and Attractions
The busy city of Salt Lake has plenty to offer to all kinds of visitors from historic sites to scenic local parks, gardens, movie theaters and spas. Among the most popular attractions in the city include Utah's Hogle Zoo and the Family History Library. Visitors can use the Salt Lake Connect Pass to experience a personal guided tour to 13 of city's best attractions.
Address: 776 North Terminal Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84116, USA Number of Terminals: 2 Phone number: 1 801-575-2400 or 800-595-2442 (toll free) Fax: 1 801 575 2679 E-mail: Via the airport's website Website: www.slcairport.com Time Zone: GMT - 7 (GMT - 6 from the first Sunday in April to the last Sunday in October) Location: The airport is located 8km (5 miles) northwest of Salt Lake City IATA Airport Code: SLC