Tag: Salt Lake City

SLC Airport Welcomes Fire Chief Fife

The Salt Lake City International Airport is pleased to welcome Ron Fife as the new Airport Division Fire Chief. Chief Fife comes to the airport with 38 years of experience with the Salt Lake City Fire Department. Following in his family’s footsteps, Chief Fife says firefighting is in his blood, as his father Robert Fife served… Read more »

Salt Lake City International Airport Names New Police Chief

On July 1, the Salt Lake City Department of Airports selected Craig Vargo to serve as Airport Police Chief. Chief Vargo is the first to rise through the ranks of the department to serve in this important position. Chief Vargo has 27 years of law enforcement experience, 25 of those at Salt Lake City International…. Read more »

SLC Employs New Lifesaving LUCAS 2 Device

At the Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC), we are always looking for steps we can take to improve our response to an emergency medical situation. SLC currently has 50 Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) throughout the airport and approximately 250 employees trained in CPR and AED techniques approved through the American Heart Association, to assist… Read more »

Salt Lake City Airport Rescue Fire Fighters Receive Honors

On May 27, the Salt Lake City Fire Department (SLCFD) honored two of Salt Lake City’s Airport Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) team. Airport Fire Division Chief Paul Paulsen received the Meritorious Service Medal. Paul Paulsen has been a member of the SLCFD for 24 years and served in various roles throughout his career. He has… Read more »

Thanks to outgoing Airport Board Member Russ Pack!

In January 2015, Russ Pack completed his final term of service on the Salt Lake City Airport Board. Russ’ seven years on the board culminates an impressive career at Salt Lake City International Airport spanning over three decades. In 1978, the airport hired Russ as a file clerk until he was quickly promoted as a… Read more »

Happy Holidays from the SLC Airport Greenhouse

Salt Lake City International Airport has decked the halls! Among the decorations are some 1,600 poinsettias that adorn the terminals during the holidays. What many don’t realize is that all our poinsettias (along with the majority of our outdoor plants) are grown in our own greenhouse, near the FAA Air Traffic Control Tower on the… Read more »

SLC Closes Pedestrian Walkway from Economy Lot

Salt Lake City’s Terminal Redevelopment Program is now in full swing. Utility work continues in the economy parking area and large, blue cranes to the north now mark the site of what will be the rental car service facilities. These changes are exciting and certainly challenging, yet nothing is more important to us than the… Read more »

Thanksgiving and Giving Thanks at SLC

The holidays have officially arrived this week as passengers make their way across the country for Thanksgiving weekend. While Thanksgiving is a busy time for many U.S. airports, it is not the busiest weekend for us at Salt Lake City International. Nevertheless, this holiday gives us the chance to cover smart travel tips and the opportunity… Read more »

Salt Lake City International Remains the Nation’s Most On-Time Airport

Once again, Salt Lake City International has been named the #1 airport in the country for on-time departures! This according to a yearly analysis conducted by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics and reported by Travel and Leisure Magazine this month. SLC is no stranger to this title and has consistently received top marks for on-time… Read more »

SLC International Celebrates First Redevelopment Milestone

This morning, Salt Lake City International opened its new south parking area to the public, adding 2,900 spaces to the existing Economy Lot. The opening of the south parking lot marks the first construction milestone for SLC’s Terminal Redevelopment Program that began in July of this year. To commemorate the “soft” opening, we did some… Read more »