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Encyclopedia > Salt Lake City International Airport
Salt Lake City International Airport

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IATA: SLC – ICAO: KSLC
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Salt Lake City
Location Salt Lake City, Utah
Elevation AMSL 4,227 ft / 1,288 m
Coordinates 40°47′18″N, 111°58′40″W
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16L/34R 12,004 3,659 Asphalt
16R/34L 12,000 3,658 Concrete
17/35 9,596 2,925 Asphalt
14/32 4,892 1,491 Asphalt
Helipads
Number Length Surface
ft m
HB 60 18 Asphalt
HC 60 18 Asphalt
HF 60 18 Asphalt

Salt Lake City International Airport (IATA: SLC, ICAO: KSLC) is a public airport located in western Salt Lake City, Utah. An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO (IPA pronunciation: ) airport code or location indicator is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... Salt Lake City is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Utah. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... The term above mean sea level (AMSL) refers to the elevation (on the ground) or altitude (in the air) of any object, relative to the average sea level. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... Asphalt is a sticky, black and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid that is present in most crude petroleums and in some natural deposits. ... This article is about the construction material. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO (IPA pronunciation: ) airport code or location indicator is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... Salt Lake City is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Utah. ...


The airport is the second largest and one of the fastest growing hubs for Delta Air Lines, as well as hubs for Delta Connection partners ExpressJet and SkyWest. The airport also has a strong Southwest Airlines presence. The airport spans over 7,600 acres (31 km²) and consists of four runways, five concourses in two terminals with 90 aircraft parking spots, an international terminal with customs facilities, as well as maintenance, cargo, FBO, general aviation, Utah Air National Guard, Life Flight, and other landside and airside facilities. An 18-hole golf course known as Wingpointe lies adjacent to the airport. Delta Air Lines, Inc. ... Delta Connection jet landing at BWI airport on March 4, 2007 Delta Connection is the name under which eight regional airlines operate short and medium haul routes for mainline carrier, Delta Air Lines. ... Continental Express is the operating name of Expressjet for Continental Airlines. ... This is an article about an airline in North America. ... This article is about the American airline. ... Aircraft Maintenance is the technology related to the actions required to maintain (or improve) the airworthiness and the designed-in reliability of an aircraft and its systems, subsystems, and components throughout the life-cycle of the aircraft. ... FedEx DC-10 Cargo airlines are airlines dedicated to the transport of cargo. ... A Fixed Base Operator (also known as Fixed Base of Operation), or FBO, is a service center at an airport that may be a private enterprise or may be a department of the municipality that the airport serves. ... General aviation (abbr. ... The Utah Air National Guard is based in Salt Lake City, Utah and composed of about 1,600 men and women who are dedicated to serving Utah and defending the United States of America. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ...


According to the Air Traffic Statistics and Activity Report, from July 2006 to July 2007 exactly 21,951,193 passegers flew through the Salt Lake International Airport. As of September 2007, there were over 450 scheduled airline departures per day to over 110 non-stop destinations throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico, averaging around 2 million passengers per month and 66,000 passengers per day flying through Salt Lake City International Airport. Forty of the fifty states can be reached non-stop from Salt Lake City. The airport will see its first Trans-Atlantic route in June 2008 when Delta begins non-stop service to Charles de Gaulle International Airport in Paris, France. 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Charles de Gaulle International Airport (IATA: CDG, ICAO: LFPG) (French: ), also known as Roissy Airport (or just Roissy in French), in Paris, is one of worlds principal aviation centres, as well as Frances main international airport. ... The Eiffel Tower has become the symbol of Paris throughout the world. ...


According to the United States Department of Transportation Bureau of Statistics, Salt Lake City International ranked number one among U.S. airports in on-time departures and arrivals in 2006 and thru July 2007. Salt Lake City International also had the fewest flight cancellations among U.S. airports. JD Power and Associates has ranked the Salt Lake International Airport among one of the top mid-sized U.S. airports for customer satisfaction. The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) is a federal Cabinet department of the United States government concerned with transportation. ...


Air Cargo services include, FedEx, UPS, and DHL. Federal Express redirects here. ... // UPS may refer to: United Parcel Service, an international courier Underground Press Syndicate Union-Philanthropic Society of Hampden-Sydney College Union Philosophical Society Union Progressiste Sénégalaise, the former name of the Socialist Party of Senegal Universal Pantheist Society University Philosophical Society of Trinity College, Dublin University of Puget... A DHL Boeing 757. ...

Contents

History

Charles Lindbergh piloted his plane, The Spirit of St. Louis, to the airport, then called Woodward Field, in 1927. In 1930, the airport was renamed the Salt Lake City Municipal Airport, with 400 acres (1.6 km²) of land and 11 hangars. Charles Augustus Lindbergh (4 February 1902 – 26 August 1974), known as Lucky Lindy and The Lone Eagle, was an American pilot famous for the first solo, non-stop flight across the Atlantic, from Roosevelt Field, Long Island to Paris in 1927 in the Spirit of St. ... For other uses, see The Spirit of St. ... Year 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display 1930 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


After seven years and $8 million, Terminal 1 was dedicated in 1960. The airport was renamed in 1968, and given its current name of Salt Lake City International Airport. Terminal 2 was completed in 1978 and housed Western Airlines. Several murals by artist LeConte Stewart decorate the terminal interiors. Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... A new restoration of a Convair 240 sports a Western Airlines paint scheme. ... LeConte Stewart (born 1891 in Glenwood, Utah; died 1990 in Kaysville, Utah) was a Mormon artist primarily known for his landscapes of rural Utah. ...


On November 11, 1965, United Airlines Flight 227, operated with a Boeing 727, crashed just short of the runway at Salt Lake City International Airport, killing 43 of the 91 people on board. is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... United Airlines Flight 227 was a Boeing 727-22 which crashed on November 11, 1965 in Salt Lake City, United States. ... The Boeing 727 is a mid-size, narrow-body, three-engine commercial jet airliner. ...


On January 15, 1987, SkyWest Airlines Flight 1834, operated with a Fairchild Metro collided with a Mooney aircraft while on final approach to Salt Lake City International Airport. All ten people on board the SkyWest aircraft as well as the student and flight instructor aboard the Mooney were killed. is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... This article belongs in one or more categories. ... The Mooney Airplane Company (MAC) is a U.S. manufacturer of single-engined general aviation aircraft. ...


Delta Air Lines and Western Airlines merged in 1987, and their operations were expanded at the airport. Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ...


On August 31, 1988, Delta Air Lines Flight 1141, which was bound for Salt Lake City from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport near Dallas, Texas, crashed after takeoff. Two of seven crew members and twelve of 101 passengers were killed. is the 243rd day of the year (244th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Delta Air Lines Flight 1141 was a flight that flew from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... DFW redirects here. ... “Dallas” redirects here. ...


The airport has been bases for start up carriers Morris Air, which was sold to Southwest Airlines in 1993 and WinAir Airlines which shut down in 1999. Morris Air was a low-fare airline based in Salt Lake City, Utah USA. It began operations in 1992. ... This article is about the American airline. ... WinAir Airlines was a charter passenger airline in the United States based in Salt Lake City, Utah. ...


Wingpointe, the airport's 18-hole golf course and a four level parking terrace was added in 1991. Firestation #11 was relocated with the opening in 1999 of the Federal Aviation Administration's new air traffic control tower. Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about the year. ... “FAA” redirects here. ...


Airport Expansion

A revised master plan was released in May 2006 for the airport and is available for the public to view at the airport's website. Future plans call for runway 17/35 to be realigned to more precisely parallel runways 16L/34R and 16R/34L. Plans also call for runway 16L/34R to be lengthened to 15,100 feet. Plans for a fourth parallel runway west of current 16R/34L are also shown but is more than fifteen years away.


In addition to runway reconfigurations, the airport will construct a new terminal and two new concourses. Plans call for a single terminal with an attached concourse consisting of 31 mainline gates and an additional paralleling satellite concourse consisting of 15 mainline gates and 44 regional jet gates. The two concourses would be attached with an underground automated train. The existing terminal and concourses would be demolished and would leave room for additional expansion onto the two new concourses in the future.


Other plans call for a new parking garage, expanded cargo facilities, and a UTA TRAX light rail line to downtown. TRAX Sandy train at the Gallivan Plaza stop in Downtown Salt Lake City TRAX is a two-line light rail system in Utahs Salt Lake Valley, serving Salt Lake City, South Salt Lake, Murray, Midvale and Sandy. ...


Terminals, airlines and destinations

Terminal 1

Concourse A

Gates 3 & 8 multi-use American Airlines, Inc. ... Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) is a US certificated air carrier. ... Continental Express (IATA: n/a, ICAO: BTA, and Callsign: Jet Link) is the operating name of ExpressJet Airlines for Continental Airlines. ... ExpressJet Airlines, Inc. ... This article is about Frontier Airlines that was founded in 1994. ... For the Jet Blue database used in Exchange Server and Active Directory, see Extensible Storage Engine. ... Northwest Airlines (NYSE: NWA), occasionally known as NWA, is an American airline headquartered in Eagan, Minnesota, near Minneapolis-St. ... Northwest Airlink is the name of Northwest Airlines commuter airline subsidiaries, flying turboprops and regional jets from Northwests domestic hubs in Minneapolis, Detroit, and Memphis. ... Pinnacle Airlines (formerly Express Airlines I) is a American regional airline based in Memphis, Tennessee operating all of its flights under the name Northwest Airlink for Northwest Airlines. ... US Airways is an American low-cost airline[1] headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, owned by US Airways Group, Inc. ... US Airways Express is a brand name used by several individually owned airlines or airline holding companies which provide regional airline and commuter service for US Airways. ... 1970s Logo This article is about the regional airline based in Wichita, KS. For the article regarding the renamed Midwest Express, see Midwest Airlines. ... US Airways Express is a brand name used by several individually owned airlines or airline holding companies which provide regional airline and commuter service for US Airways. ... Mesa Airlines (IATA: YV, ICAO: ASH, and Callsign: Air Shuttle), a subsidiary of Mesa Air Group, is a US airline headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona which operates flights as Air Midwest, United Express and US Airways Express. ...


Concourse B

  • Delta Air Lines Gates 1 - 4, 6, 8, 10 - 12 (See also Concourse C)
  • Southwest Airlines Gates 11, 13 - 18 (Albuquerque, Baltimore/Washington, Boise, Chicago-Midway, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Oakland, Phoenix, Portland (OR), Reno/Tahoe, St. Louis, Seattle/Tacoma, Spokane)
  • United Airlines Gates 5, 7, 9 (Chicago-O'Hare, Denver, San Francisco)

Delta Air Lines, Inc. ... Delta Connection jet landing at BWI airport on March 4, 2007 Delta Connection is the name under which eight regional airlines operate short and medium haul routes for mainline carrier, Delta Air Lines. ... ExpressJet Airlines, Inc. ... Delta Connection jet landing at BWI airport on March 4, 2007 Delta Connection is the name under which eight regional airlines operate short and medium haul routes for mainline carrier, Delta Air Lines. ... This is an article about an airline in North America. ... This article is about the American airline. ... United Airlines, also known as United Air Lines, Inc. ... United Express is a brand name under which seven regional airlines operate feeder flights for United Airlines. ... This is an article about an airline in North America. ...

Terminal 2 - Delta Air Lines

Concourse C

  • Delta Air Lines Gates 1 - 13 (Anchorage, Atlanta, Baltimore/Washington, Boise, Boston, Cancún, Charlotte, Chicago-O'Hare, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, Cleveland, Columbus [seasonal], Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Detroit, Fairbanks [seasonal], Fort Lauderdale, Guadalajara, Hayden/Steamboat Springs [seasonal], Honolulu, Houston-Intercontinental, Jackson Hole, Kansas City, Kahului, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Los Cabos [seasonal], Mexico City, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York-JFK, New York-LaGuardia, Newark, Oakland, Ontario, Orange County, Orlando, Paris-Charles de Gaulle [begins June 2], Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland (OR), Puerto Vallarta, Raleigh/Durham, Reno/Tahoe, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose (CA), Seattle/Tacoma, Spokane, St. Louis, Tampa, Vancouver, Washington-Dulles, Washington-Reagan)

Delta Air Lines, Inc. ...

Concourse D

Delta Air Lines, Inc. ...

Concourse E

  • Delta Air Lines Gates 60-85
    • Delta Connection operated by SkyWest (Albuquerque, Aspen, Austin, Bakersfield, Bellingham, Billings, Birmingham (AL), Boise, Bozeman, Burbank, Butte, Calgary, Casper, Cody, Colorado Springs, Columbus [seasonal], Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Des Moines, Durango (CO), Edmonton, Elko, El Paso, Eugene, Fargo, Fayettville (AR), Fresno, Grand Junction, Great Falls, Guadalajara, Hayden/Steamboat Springs [seasonal], Helena, Houston-Intercontinental, Idaho Falls, Jackson Hole, Kalispell, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Lewiston, Little Rock, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Los Cabos, Mazatlán [begins November 15], Medford, Memphis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Missoula, Monterey, Montrose/Telluride [seasonal], Nashville, New Orleans, Oakland, Oklahoma City, Omaha, Ontario, Orange County, Palm Springs, Pasco, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Pocatello, Portland (OR), Rapid City, Redmond/Bend (OR), Reno/Tahoe, Sacramento, Salem (OR), San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose (CA), San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Seattle/Tacoma, Sioux Falls, Spokane, St. George (UT), St. Louis, Sun Valley, Toronto-Pearson, Tucson, Tulsa, Twin Falls, Vancouver, Victoria [seasonal], West Yellowstone [seasonal], Yakima, Yuma [begins December 17])

Delta Air Lines, Inc. ... Delta Connection jet landing at BWI airport on March 4, 2007 Delta Connection is the name under which eight regional airlines operate short and medium haul routes for mainline carrier, Delta Air Lines. ... This is an article about an airline in North America. ...

International Terminal

This terminal handles all international arrivals except those from airports (mainly in Canada) with US border preclearance. Three gates are used for international arrivals. The United States maintains border preclearance facilities at a number of ports and airports in foreign countries. ...

  • Delta Air Lines (Cancún, Guadalajara, Los Cabos [seasonal], Mexico City, Paris-Charles de Gaulle [begins June 2], Puerto Vallarta)
    • Delta Connection operated by SkyWest (Guadalajara, Los Cabos, Mazatlán [begins November 15], Victoria [seasonal])
  • Frontier Airlines (Cancún)

Delta Air Lines, Inc. ... Delta Connection jet landing at BWI airport on March 4, 2007 Delta Connection is the name under which eight regional airlines operate short and medium haul routes for mainline carrier, Delta Air Lines. ... This is an article about an airline in North America. ... This article is about Frontier Airlines that was founded in 1994. ...

References

“PDF” redirects here. ...

Popular culture

The 1974 film Airport 1975 was filmed at Salt Lake City International Airport.


In the 1994 comedy film Dumb and Dumber, Lloyd Christmas, portrayed by Jim Carrey, is seen running to gate B2 and falling off the jetway at Salt Lake City International Airport. Dumb and Dumber is a comedy film starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels, released in 1994. ... Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Dumb and Dumber Dumb and Dumber is a comedy film starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels, released in 1994. ... James Eugene Carrey (born January 17, 1962) is a two-time Golden Globe Award-winning Canadian-American A-list film actor and comedian. ... Jetway is the registered trademark of FMC Technologies, Inc. ...


Portions of the 2006 film Unaccompanied Minors were filmed at Salt Lake City International Airport, including the International Terminal. Unaccompanied Minors (also called: Grounded: Unaccompanied Minors) is a 2006 film directed by Paul Feig and starring Lewis Black, Wilmer Valderrama, Tyler James Williams, Dyllan Christopher, Brett Kelly, Gina Mantegna, and Quinn Shephard. ...


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