SLC Fast Facts

  • Ten airlines and their affiliates serve Salt Lake City International Airport: AeroMexico, Alaska Airlines, American, Delta Air Lines, Frontier, JetBlue, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, SkyWest, Southwest and United. 
  • SLC is a major hub for Delta Air Lines with about 70% of total traffic.
  • The airport served 24,199,351 passengers in 2017.
  • Salt Lake City International ranks 23rd busiest in the United States and 85th busiest airport in the world in terms of passenger numbers.
  • The airport has a strong on-time performance record.
  • There were 327,292 operations (take-offs and landings) in 2017 including commercial air traffic, cargo, general aviation and military activity.
  • Delta Air Lines offers non-stop service from Salt Lake City to Amsterdam, London, Paris and Toronto. 
  • There are approximately 370 scheduled, commercial departures from SLC each day, serving close to 98 cities with non-stop flights.
  • Light rail, TRAX, serves Salt Lake City International Airport.
  • Salt Lake City International Airport is a department of Salt Lake City Corporation; however, it is an enterprise fund. Airport revenue is generated from user fees. No local taxpayer dollars contribute to its operation.
  • Salt Lake City International Airport is the recipient of many international awards for excellence in snow and ice removal.
  • There are four runways at Salt Lake City International Airport. Three air carrier runways and one general aviation runway.
  • The airport complex is made up of two terminals, five concourses and 71 gates.
  • The airport offers free wireless internet access and has an interactive language translation service – “Language Line."
  • The airport is located about 15 minutes from the Salt Palace Convention Center and downtown hotels.
  • Ten major ski resorts are within an hour's drive of Salt Lake City International Airport.
  • There is convenient access from the airport to five national and 42 state parks.
  • The airport is a gateway to 100 golf courses statewide, 24 in Salt Lake County and 26 more within an hour’s drive, including the world famous Alpine courses in the nearby Wasatch Mountains.