Salt Lake City International Airport Guide (SLC)

Airport info
Code: SLC
Location:

Salt Lake City International Airport is located 8km (5 miles) northwest of Salt Lake City, in the US state of Utah.

No. of terminals: 3 Dialling code: +1
Telephone:
+1 801 575 2400
Timezone: GMT -07:00
Map:
Salt Lake City International Airport map

Serving a number of domestic routes and a few international destinations, Salt Lake City International Airport is the largest in Utah. Our guide to the airport includes information regarding terminal facilities, public transport access and nearby accommodation options.

Airport news

A new terminal building is currently at the planning stage, along with numerous other improvements and expansions to existing facilities.

Information

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: +1 801 575 2400) is also available.

Website
www.slcairport.com
Driving directions

Interstate 80 connects Salt Lake City to Salt Lake City International Airport; the airport exit is just west of the intersection with Interstate 215. The drive time from central Salt Lake City is approximately 12 minutes.

Public Transport

Public transport rail

Rail:The TRAX Green Line (tel: +1 801 743 3882; www.rideuta.com) connects the airport with Arena Station in the city centre (journey time: 22 minutes; fare: $2.50). Trains run every 15 minutes during the day.

Public transport road

Bus:The regular 453 bus service, provided by Utah Transit Authority (tel: +1 801 743 3882; www.rideuta.com), runs from Tooele to Salt Lake City with a stop on the curb outside of the Welcome Center at the south end of Terminal One. The journey time is around 25 minutes and the one-way fare is US$2.50. Greyhound (tel: +1 800 231 2222; www.greyhound.com) also provides buses to and from Salt Lake City International Airport.

Taxi:Taxis, limousines and shared-ride vans are readily available from a number of companies, including City Cab (tel: +1 801 300 8800; www.saltlakecitycab.com), Ute Cab (tel: +1 801 359 7788; www.utecabco.com) and Yellow Cab (tel: +1 801 521 2100; www.yellowcabutah.com). Taxi desks are located outside both terminals. Fares to the centre of Salt Lake City are around US$20-25.

Bicycle: Salt Lake City International Airport is accessible by bike. A 4.5km (2.8 mile) trail provides bicycle/pedestrian connection along the south side of the airport. If you plan to bike to the airport, access to the terminal is available by North Temple Road, which runs all the way into the city centre. Be aware some areas of the cycle path close after 2200 (1900 in winter) and don’t reopen until 0530 (0700 in winter).

Terminal facilities

Money

There is a full-service bank in Terminal 2, which also offers bureau de change services. ATMs are located in both terminals.

Communication

Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout Salt Lake City International Airport. Fax services are also available at Zions Bank in the lobby of Terminal 2. Post boxes are located in both terminals, and a post office, open daily 24 hours, can be found just off the airport entry road.

Food

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.

Shopping

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.

Luggage

A lost property service is located in Terminal 1 (tel: +1 801 575 2427). Paid-for luggage trolleys are available at the airport. Skycap porters are located outside both terminals and in the parking areas.

Other

Other facilities at Salt Lake City International Airport include medical services, shoeshine stands, children's play areas, drinking fountains, baby changing facilities, a pet 'relief' area and mobile phone chargers.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

Business and conference facilities are few and far between at the airport. The Zions Bank, in the lobby of Terminal 2, can assist with fax and photocopying, but aside from that little else is available.

Meeting rooms and business facilities however are available at the nearby Courtyard Salt Lake City Airport Hotel (tel: +1 801 532 4085; www.marriott.com).

Disabled facilities

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. Several companies run accessible shuttle services to and from the airport, including Angel MedTrans (tel: +1 801 671 8168; www.angelmedtrans.com).

Any passengers who may require additional assistance, including the use of wheelchairs, are advised to contact their airline before travelling.

Car parking

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: +1 801 575 2887).

Car rental

Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, 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 Ground Transportation Desk in the arrivals areas (tel: +1 801 575 2477).

Hotels

There are no on-site hotels at Salt Lake City International Airport. There are, however, numerous options nearby, many of which offer courtesy shuttle services for their guests.


Courtyard Salt Lake City Airport

+1 801 532 4085

Offering a 24-hour on-demand airport shuttle service, the Courtyard has a full-service business centre and two meeting rooms with capacity for up to 50 delegates. Free Wi-Fi is available, and the hotel has an indoor pool and fitness centre.

4843 West Douglas Corrigan Way, Salt Lake City, Utah 84116, Salt Lake City

Doubletree by Hilton Salt Lake City Airport

+1 801 539 1515

This mid-range hotel features two swimming pools, meeting facilities and on-site dining. Complimentary car parking adds to the convenience factor and an airport shuttle service is also available.

5151 Wiley Post Way, Salt Lake City, Utah 84116, Salt Lake City

Microtel Salt Lake City Airport

+1 801 236 2800

Within walking distance of Salt Lake City International Airport, the Microtel is a good option for those on a budget. The hotel offers a free 24-hour airport shuttle, and houses an exercise room and a business centre.

61 North Tommy Thompson Road, Salt Lake City, Utah 84116, Salt Lake City

La Quinta Inn and Suites Salt Lake City Airport

+1 801 366 4444

Located just over 3km (2 miles) from Salt Lake City International Airport and linked via a shuttle bus service, the La Quinta Inn has an indoor pool and gymnasium for those who wish to keep fit. Breakfast and Wi-Fi access are included, free of charge.

4905 West Wiley Post Way, Salt Lake City, Utah 84116, Salt Lake City

Comfort Inn Airport

+1 801 746 5200

The Comfort Inn Airport is located a short drive from Salt Lake City International Airport and is linked via a free, 24-hour shuttle bus service. Breakfast is included in the room rate, and there is an outdoor pool to enjoy.

200 North Admiral Byrd Road, Salt Lake City, Utah 84116, Salt Lake City

Comfort Suites Airport

+1 801 715 8688

Just 3.2km (2 miles) from Salt Lake City International Airport, the Comfort Suites Airport offers complimentary shuttle transfers to/from the terminals. The hotel provides two on-site meeting rooms, a business centre and free Wi-Fi internet access.

171 North 2100 West, Salt Lake City, Utah 84116, Salt Lake City
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