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Airport Works to Preserve Resources by Recycling Deicing Fluid

When temperatures drop below 30 degrees Fahrenheit, frost, ice or snow can accumulate on an aircraft’s wings and tail and must be removed before a plane can safely take-off. That’s where deicing comes in. At SLC International Airport, deicing an aircraft takes place on one of four deicing pads, which are located on both sides… Read more »

SLC Operations Director Randy Berg Completes Term as Chair of American Association of Airport Executives

Earlier this month, Salt Lake City Airport Operations Director Randy Berg completed his year-long term as Chair of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE). The AAAE (known as the “Triple-A E”) is an association of over 5,000 airport professionals that offers services, provides professional development, and advocates on behalf of the aviation industry in… 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 »

SLC Airport Celebrates Earth Week

Last month, the Salt Lake City Department of Airports celebrated Earth Week by acknowledging employees who have contributed to sustainability.  The EONS Awards Ceremony (Economic Viability, Operational Efficiency, Natural Resource Conservation and Social Responsibility) recognized employees in divisions across the airport for making efficiencies, repurposing materials, reducing waste, being stewards of natural resources, and supporting the… Read more »

SLC Airport’s Lost and Found Team – Going Above and Beyond!

If you have ever lost a personal item here at Salt Lake City International Airport, chances are you’ve spoken to one of our amazing Lost and Found staff members. Loreigh Riney, Kristen Elder and Janette Gonzales answer phone calls, emails and online inquiries every day to reunite passengers with their misplaced articles. It isn’t uncommon… Read more »

Thanks to outgoing Airport Board Member Russ Pack!

In January 2015, Russ Pack completed his final term of service on the Salt Lake City Airport Board. Russ’ seven years on the board culminates an impressive career at Salt Lake City International Airport spanning over three decades. In 1978, the airport hired Russ as a file clerk until he was quickly promoted as a… Read more »

New Entrance to Economy Parking Opens

Today, with the help of the University of Utah cheer squad, Salt Lake City International Airport opened its new entrance to the economy parking lot. The new entrance is approximately 500 feet south of the old entrance, requiring a quicker left turn. The change to the parking entrance provides convenient access to the lot, including the 3,200… Read more »

Salt Lake City International Remains the Nation’s Most On-Time Airport

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 »