SLC Airport Takes a New Approach to Pavement Planning and Maintenance

Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) includes a staggering 1,353 acres of pavement. To keep that massive amount of surface area maintained for operations, it needs to be routinely inspected. This year, SLC moved to a high-tech solution for its annual pavement inspection. This new process provides the airport with more data to help inform… Read more »

Partnering with the Planet: Sustainability at SLC

Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) embodies the values of Earth Day every day and is often looked to as a benchmark for environmentally responsible airports. From waste reduction to the layout of the concourses, every aspect of The New SLC has been designed to minimize its environmental footprint. These numerous sustainable features resulted in… Read more »

Conservation with Cattails: SLC’s Wetland Mitigation Area

One of the most unique aspects of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) is a large swath of land that has nothing to do with aircraft operations. While most airport property is made up of buildings and concrete, SLC owns a 500-acre wetland area that’s been reserved to support wildlife and plants native to Utah…. Read more »

Let it Snow! Deicing Operations at SLC are Ready for the Winter Travel Season

If you’re worried about snow and ice impacting your holiday travel plans, you can rest a bit easier knowing Salt Lake City International Airport’s (SLC) deicing facility is one of the most efficient in the country. “When SLC was planning the new deicing facility the airlines were asked what their ideal operation would be,” said… Read more »

Looking for FOD in All the Right Places

You’d be surprised what items are found on and around an airport runway. Sometimes, what is there shouldn’t be and can be dangerous to aircraft taking off and landing. That’s why about 50 employees of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC), SLC airlines and others who work on the airfield recently spent a few hours… Read more »

TRAX Passengers Ride Free to SLC Airport

After 20 months of construction, TRAX light rail is back in service with direct access to SLC Airport. .  On Oct. 25, the newly-constructed station was inducted by Salt Lake Mayor Erin Mendenhall, Airport Executive Director Bill Wyatt, Utah Transit Authority (UTA) Chair Carlton Christensen and Visit Salt Lake President Kaitlin Eskelson. The new line… Read more »