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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Salt Lake City Department of Airports has an opportunity for artists to design murals for the Mid-Concourse Tunnel, which is part of The New SLC Redevelopment Program.
When The New SLC Airport opens the north concourse on October 27, 2020—six weeks after the south concourse opens—a tunnel will transport passengers between Concourse A and Concourse B. The tunnel will be used by passengers for approximately three years while the permanent tunnel is built as part of second phase of construction.