Category: Salt Lake City International Airport

SLC’s Green Guru

Indoor plants do more than give us something beautiful to look at.  They clean the air, regulate humidity, increase positivity levelsand create calmness and relaxation. Plants are in museums, public parks, commercial buildings, office spaces and, yes, even airports.  The Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) is no exception. What’s remarkable about SLC, however, isn’t… Read more »

The Art of Art Collections in Modern Airports

If you stop to think about it, art and travel go hand-in-hand. Both provide glimpses of other places, other perspectives, and other cultures. In this fast paced, post-9/11 world, security screening and air travel can be stressful. For this reason, among others, more and more airports are turning to art to make the traveling experience… Read more »

Managing Wildlife at the Salt Lake City International Airport

When you think about airport operations, probably the last thing to cross your mind is animals on the airfield. But that’s a big part of the Salt Lake City Department of Airport’s wildlife mitigation team, which spends their days tracking and modifying spaces on and around the airport to keep the airfield safe. Aside from… Read more »

After more than 30 years at Salt Lake City International Airport, Larry Bowers is set to retire

Larry Bowers has occupied just about every role there is during his 30-plus year career at the Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). Airport police? Check. Firearms trainer? Check. Terminal Services? Double check. Parking Liaison? Been there. Ground Transportation Supervisor? He could do it in his sleep. Airport Service Agent for Continental Airlines? Done that…. Read more »

SLC Decks Its Halls for the Holidays

It’s not uncommon for airports to get in the festive spirit. Holiday displays attract travelers for layovers and give passengers a glimpse into the traditions and culture of the community they are passing through. Perhaps more importantly, holiday decor can help cheer travelers during the busy holiday travel season. For the holidays, Salt Lake City… Read more »

SLC Airport’s Shoe Shiner Extraordinaire

If you’ve visited the Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) over the past 28 years, chances are you’ve seen JC Wilson, shoe-shiner extraordinaire at Goodfellow’s Shoeshine. Positioned at the top of the escalators in Terminal 1 after security screening, he sits in a leather-backed chair in front of his elevated wooden workstation, waiting for customers… Read more »

Salt Lake City International Airport Renews its Airport Carbon Accreditation

The Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) has been recognized by Airports Council International (ACI) for renewing its Airport Carbon Accreditation.  The Airport Carbon Accreditation is an independent program administered by WSP, an international consultancy appointed by ACI EUROPE to enforce the accreditation criteria for airports, and is overseen by an advisory board. As part… Read more »

SLC adds EV charging stations

Passengers, guests and employees at the Salt Lake City International Airport can now charge their electrical vehicles for free while at the airport. Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) is doing its part to clear the air and has installed 24 electric vehicle (EV) charging ports for public and employee use. The 12 EV charging… Read more »

Lost & Found reunites misplaced items with owners

With more than 24 million passengers traveling through the Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) each year, there are bound to be some misplaced, forgotten or lost items that are left behind. From skis and computers to wallets and phones, there is a variety of passenger belongings that end up in the SLC Airport’s Lost… Read more »