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2014

Airport Holiday Travel Tips - Allow Extra Time to Access Parking Facilities

December 19, 2014 - During the holiday season, advance preparation will streamline the experience at Salt Lake City International Airport.

Airport Holiday Travel Tips - Allow Extra Time to Access Parking Facilities

November 24, 2014 - During the holiday travel season, advance preparation will streamline the experience at Salt Lake City International Airport.

Airport Urges Travelers to Allow Extra Time to Access Parking during UEA

October 14, 2014 - With schools in Utah closed for the Utah Education Association (UEA) annual conference October 16-17, officials at Salt Lake City International Airport anticipate an increase in local travel October 15-19.

Ground Breaking Held for Airport's New Terminal Project

July 18, 2014 -Salt Lake City Mayor, Ralph Becker, led the ground breaking ceremony today for the Salt Lake City Department of Airports' Terminal Redevelopment Program. He was joined by Maureen Riley, Executive Director of the Salt Lake City Department of Airports, and Holden Shannon, Senior Vice President of Corporate Real Estate with Delta Air Lines.

Therapy Animals of Utah Visit Airport

February 27, 2014 -Therapy Animals of Utah and the Salt Lake City Department of Airports have collaborated to bring registered therapy dogs to Salt Lake City International Airport to visit with passengers and the public.

2013

Maureen Riley Advances to Second Vice-Chair in ACI-NA Leadership, Also Appointed to ACI's World Governing Board

December 2, 2013 - Executive Director of the Salt Lake City Department of Airports, Maureen Riley, has been elected Second Vice-Chair of Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) Board of Directors. For the last year, she has served as the Board's Secretary-Treasurer.

Airport Holiday Travel Tips

November, 2013 - During the holiday travel season, advance preparation will streamline the experience at Salt Lake City International Airport.

Salt Lake City International Airport Concessions Win Accolades from ACI

November 13, 2013 - The Salt Lake City Department of Airports concessions program was recognized with three awards by Airports Council International-North American (ACI-NA) in their recent Concessions Awards program. Thirty airport concessions awards were presented in the annual competition from over 200 nominations. The purpose is to insure creativity in the industry and recognize innovative and outstanding airport concessions.  Click here for the Special Dietary Needs Diorama

Airport Selects Construction Manager at Risk for Terminal Redevelopment Program

October 28, 2013 - The Salt Lake City Department of Airports has selected Holder-Big-D Construuction (HD) as Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) for the Terminal Redevelopment Program. HD is a joint venture between Holder Construction Company and Big-D Construction.

Salt Lake City Department of Airports and Delta Air Lines Sponsor "Taking Flight for Autism" Event

October 15, 2013 - The Salt Lake City Department of Airports is teaming up with Delta Air Lines and Families for Autism and Asperger's Standing Together (F.A.A.S.T.) to host an orientation to air travel for children with autism and their parents on Friday, October 18, from noon to 3:00 p.m.

Airport Control Center Receives Distinction

September 10, 2013 - Salt Lake City Department of Airports' Control Center was recently designated as an Emergency Medical Dispatch Center of Excellence by the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch.

Salt Lake City International Airport Recognized as StormReady

September 5, 2013 - National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office Salt Lake City, Utah officials have recognized Salt Lake City International Airport as a StormReady site. The StormReady program helps community leaders and residents better prepare for hazardous weather and flooding. StormReady sites have made a strong commitment to implement the infrastructure and systems needed to save lives and protect property when severe weather strikes.

Ski Season and Spring Break Increase Airport Traffic

March 21, 2013 - As ski season winds down and student Spring breaks start, airline passengers are reminded to arrive early at Salt Lake City International Airport.

2012

Airport Holiday Travel Tips

November 28, 2012 - During the holiday travel season, advance preparation will streamline the experience at Salt Lake City International Airport.

Maureen Riley Assumes New Leadership Roles with ACI

September 25, 2012 - Executive Director of the Salt Lake City Department of Airports, Maureen Riley, has been elected Secretary-Teasurer to the Board of Directors of Airports Council International - North America (ACI-NA). Simultaneously, she was appointed to the ACI World Governing Board.

Airport Concessions 50% Open

April 17, 2012 - The concessions renovation at Salt Lake City International Airport has reached the halfway milestone with the recent opening of several stores and restaurants.

Airports Are the Nation's Second Largest Employer

April 3, 2012 - Airports in the United States support 10.5 million jobs and create an annual payroll of $365 billion according to a study recently released by Airports Council International - North America (ACI-NA). This places airports, as a whole, as the second largest employer in the nation, after Wal-Mart.

SLC International Airport Launches Terminal Redevelopment Program

January 18, 2012 - In last night's state-of-the-city address, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker announced the launch of a Terminal Redevelopment Program at Salt Lake City International Airport.

SLC International is One of the Best Airports for Tech Travelers

January 4, 2012 - PC World Magazine recently visited the nation's 40 largest airports to test Wi-Fi quality, cell phone reception and even counted available electrical outlets to determine which airports make the best hosts for today's technology oriented travelers.

New Concessions Open at Salt Lake City International Airport

January 4, 2012 - New concepts, remodeled spaces and enlarged stores have made a debut at Salt Lake City International Airport in recent weeks.

2011

Airport Holiday Travel Tips

November 21, 2011 - During the holiday travel season, advance preparation will streamline the experience at Salt Lake City International Airport.

New Concessions Program Announced at Salt Lake City International Airport

March 15, 2011 - Salt Lake City International Airport officials have announced plans for a revitalized concessions program at the nation’s 25th busiest airport
Click here for new Concessions List
Click here for Concessions Location Map

Passengers Increase at Salt Lake City International Airport

February 2, 2011 - The Salt Lake City International Airport served 21,016,683 passeners in 2010.  This is a 2.86% increase in passenger numbers with 584,468 additional passengers compared to calendar year 2009.

IMAGE LIBRARY

SLCIA Image Library

Art Collection

SLCIA Art Collection

The Salt Lake City Department of Airports has been collecting art since 1977 that is displayed throughout Salt Lake City International Airport.