Tag: Utah

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 »

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 »

Happy Holidays from the SLC Airport Greenhouse

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 »

Welcome and tips for holiday travel

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Welcome to the blog for Salt Lake City International Airport! We are excited about using this tool to communicate to our passengers and the community about the things going on at our airport. We look forward to sharing stories about how we operate on a day-to-day basis as well as the exciting changes underway as… Read more »