Salt Lake City International Airport Guide (SLC)
Serving a number of domestic routes and a few international destinations, Salt Lake City International Airport is the largest in Utah. Take a look at our Salt Lake City International Airport guide for useful contact details, airport transfer facts, details of airport facilities, and tips on how to get there.
A new terminal building is currently at the planning stage, along with numerous other improvements and expansions to existing facilities. A new light rail connection with central Salt Lake City began operation in 2013.
Information is provided by airport airfield officers throughout Salt Lake City International Airport; information desks staffed by these officers are available in both terminals. Staff also provide translation services and assistance to passengers with specific needs. Tourist information (tel: (801) 575 2800) is also available.
There is a free airport shuttle running between the long-term parking facilities and the terminals.
Interstate 80 connects Salt Lake City to Salt Lake City International Airport; the airport exit is just west of the intersection with Interstate 215.
Rail: The new TRAX Green Line (tel: (801) 742 3882; www.rideuta.com) connects the airport with the city (journey time: 22 minutes; fare: $2.50). Trains run every 15 minutes during the day.
Bus: The regular local bus 550 service, provided by Utah Transit Authority (tel: (801) 742 3882; www.rideuta.com), runs to downtown Salt Lake City daily. The journey time is around 25 minutes and the one-way fare is US$2.50. Bus stops are situated in the parking area between the terminals. Greyhound (tel: (800) 231 2222; www.greyhound.com) also provides buses to and from Salt Lake City International Airport.
A ground transportation desk is located in the arrivals areas of each terminal (tel: (801) 575 2477).
Taxi: Taxis, limousines and shared-ride vans are readily available from a number of companies, including City Cab (tel: (801) 363 5550; saltlakecitycab.com), Ute Cab (tel: (801) 359 7788; www.utecabco.com) and Yellow Cab (tel: (801) 521 2100; www.yellowcabutah.com). Taxi desks are located outside both terminals. Fares to the centre of Salt Lake City are around US$20-25.
There is a full-service bank in Terminal 2, which also offers bureau de change services. ATMs are located in both terminals.
Post boxes are located in both terminals. A post office, open daily 24 hours, can be found just off the airport entry road. Free wireless internet access is available throughout Salt Lake City International Airport.
Visitors have a good selection of places to eat and drink in both terminals. As well as sit-down cafés, restaurants and bars, there are numerous fast-food outlets for quick eats.
There is a wide range of shops at Salt Lake City International Airport, including gift shops, a store selling local specialities, and a duty-free outlet for international passengers.
A lost property service is located in Terminal 1 (tel: (801) 575 2427). Paid-for luggage trolleys are available. Skycap porters are located outside both terminals and in the parking areas.
The Regus Express (tel: (801) 519 5060) business centre in Terminal 2 provides desktop computers, PC modem and internet connection services, as well as printing, fax and photocopying. In the same terminal, The Zions Bank can also assist with fax and photocopying. Delta Airlines’ Crown Room in Terminal 2 offers business facilities for its members.
Meeting rooms are available at the nearby Courtyard Salt Lake City Airport Hotel (tel: (801) 532 4085; www.marriott.com).
There are lifts, ramps, adapted toilets, TDD telephones and low-level telephones at Salt Lake City International Airport. Car parking spaces are reserved for disabled travellers in all airport car parks; and the intra-airport shuttle buses that link them are wheelchair-accessible.
Disabled passengers are advised to inform their airline of any special requirements they may have and to request wheelchairs well in advance. And, if wishing to use public transport, disabled passengers should telephone Terminal Services (tel: (801) 575 2477) in advance to make arrangements.
The short-term parking area is located directly west and south of the terminals, and is connected to the main building via sky bridges: the lower level is for hourly parking only. Long-term car parking is located to the west of the terminal buildings and is served by a free shuttle service running every five minutes. Parking information is available from Central Parking (tel: (801) 575 2887).
Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Fox, Hertz, National and Thrifty are represented on the ground floor of the short-stay parking area, directly across from the terminal buildings. Further information is available from the hire care desks in the arrivals areas (tel: (801) 575 2477).