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News Releases

Nov 20 2020
Media Tour of Airport Demolition

With the first phase of The New SLC now open, crews have started dismantling and demolishing the former airport facilities in preparation for the build out of Phase II. Tuesday’s tour will provide an opportunity for media to learn more about how the airport is moving forward with the demolition and to get video and take photos.

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Oct 27 2020
Concourse B Makes its Debut

Shortly after midnight the second act opened at The New SLC with the debut of Concourse B. As of midnight, aircraft were no longer loading and unloading passengers in the former airport concourses C, F and G. All airlines serving SLC are now operating out of entirely new facilities.

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Oct 21 2020
Concourse B Set to Open October 27

Six weeks after opening the bulk of the first phase of The New SLC, the Salt Lake City Department of Airports is getting ready to open part two of the first phase—Concourse B. The morning of Tuesday, October 27, a Grand Opening Celebration for Concourse B is planned at Gate B17.

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Sep 15 2020
The Salt Lake City Department of Airports Opens the First Phase of The New SLC

Today at 4:00 a.m., the Salt Lake City Department of Airports (SLCDA) turned the key and opened the first phase of The New SLC Airport. As the lights dimmed on the existing airport, the lights brightened on a new parking garage, gateway center, central terminal and Concourse A-west. Delta Air Lines will occupy the 25 gates in Concourse A-west, including six international gates. In six weeks—on Oct. 27—Concourse B-west will open with 20 gates for Alaska, American, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest and United airlines.

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Sep 09 2020
The New SLC Opening Day Events

The first phase of The New SLC Airport will open to passengers with activities planned to celebrate the first departing and arriving flights. The New SLC is the first new hub airport built in the 21st Century. At 4 a.m. on Sept. 15, the Salt Lake City Department of Airports will open a new parking garage, terminal and the west portion of Concourse A.

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Sep 08 2020
Salt Lake City International Airport Plans Transition to The New SLC

The Salt Lake City Department of Airports (SLCDA) will be turning out the lights on sections of the original airport the morning of Sept. 15 as the first phase of The New SLC opens its doors.

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Aug 27 2020
Salt Lake City Department of Airports Unveils The New SLC

The Salt Lake City Department of Airports (SLCDA) held an Unveiling Ceremony today that revealed awe-inspiring, large-scale art installations for the first phase of The New SLC Airport, which opens in 18 days on Sept. 15, 2020.

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Aug 20 2020
Unveiling of The New SLC Planned

The Salt Lake City Department of Airports is planning an Unveiling Ceremony to reveal The New SLC large-scale art installations and progress of the new airport 20 days prior to the September 15, 2020, opening. In addition to comments from the following officials, the program will include a blessing/land acknowledgement, a drape drop to reveal The Canyon art installation, placement of items in a time capsule, followed by tours of the facility.

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Aug 06 2020
Central Receiving and Distribution Center Grand Opening Planned

Grand Opening of the Salt Lake City Airport’s Central Receiving and Distribution Center (CRDC). The CRDC is a state-of-the-art facility that will improve security screening and enhance the health and safety of all goods entering The New SLC Airport.

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Jul 02 2020
Media Advisory Airport Master Plan Public Meeting 2020

Salt Lake City is securing its position as a global aviation hub by building a brand-new airport that will serve the region for decades to come. The New SLC Redevelopment Program was envisioned more than 20 years ago in the airport’s current Master Plan to address projected passenger growth.

The Salt Lake City Department of Airports (SLCDA) is updating its Master Plan to determine the future facility needs of the airport and to evaluate solutions for implementation. The purpose for updating the Master Plan is to chart a strategic course for the airport’s next 20 years and create a blueprint for long-term development. SLCDA is seeking public input on the Master Plan and invites all interested parties to participate.

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