Plan ahead, allow plenty of time and practice patience are the travel tips Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) is offering passengers this holiday season to ensure a smooth experience from curb to gate. SLC is expecting the busiest travel days to be Dec. 22, 23 and 24, and again on Jan. 2.
Nov 22 2021
SLC Airport Offers Holiday Travel Tips
Thanksgiving weekend marks the beginning of the holiday travel season and Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) officials suggest passengers plan ahead to ensure a smooth experience when flying through The New SLC.
The Salt Lake City Department of Airports can confirm that an accident has occurred as part of the construction program. The site of the incident is in an isolated part of the airport campus and the site is secure. The airport will release more details as available and appropriate.
UTA and partners will celebrate the opening of the new Airport Station, which extends TRAX to the new airport terminal. Dignitaries will arrive on a special TRAX train for the ribbon cutting. The celebration will mark the culmination of the 20-month construction project extending TRAX to The New SLC.
The public procurement process to select concessions for The New SLC Phase 2 is now underway, which includes the 22 gate extension of Concourse A. The first four Delta gates will open in spring of 2023, followed by the addition of 18 Delta gates opening in the fall of 2023.
The Salt Lake City Department of Airports will mark a major milestone in the construction of Phase 2 of The New SLC when one of the last steel beams will be raised to a high point on top of Concourse A-east.
Today, the Salt Lake City Department of Airports (SLCDA) celebrates one year since opening The New SLC-Phase 1—with the distinction of being the first new U.S. hub airport built in the 21st Century—while announcing LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Sep 14 2021
SLC International to Mark First 365 Days
One year ago on Sept. 15, 2020, the Salt Lake City Department of Airports opened the first phase of The New SLC, which included a new parking garage, terminal and Concourse A-west. Six weeks later on Oct. 27, the remainder of Phase 1 was unveiled with the opening of Concourse B-west. The SLCDA Executive Director Bill Wyatt will join Mayor Erin Mendenhall on Sept. 15, 2021, to mark the first 365 days and announce a national sustainability award.
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.
Salt Lake City has secured its position as a global aviation hub by opening a brand-new airport that will serve the region for decades to come. To prepare for the future, the Salt Lake City Department of Airports (SLCDA) is updating its Master Plan to determine future facility requirements that will be needed to serve the area and accommodate future air transportation demand for the next 20 years.