Salt Lake City is the capital and most populous city in Utah. Bordered by the buoyant waters of the Great Salt Lake and the snow-capped peaks of the Wasatch Range. Below you will find important information about Salt Lake which can help you plan your trip or may be useful to you during your visit.
Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC)
776 N Terminal Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84122
Phone: (801) 575-2400
Distance from the convention center: 6.2 miles
Drive time: 10 minutes
The Salt Lake City International Airport offers a number of ground transportation options from taxis and shuttles to limousines, rental cars and transportation network companies.
UTA Taxi Zone Map
Salt Lake City has maximum rates for ground transportation providers servicing City-bound customers. The fare limits apply to transportation from the airport to destinations within Salt Lake City boundaries and are determined by two geographical zones.
- Zone 1: Maximum rate from Airport to within 500 East is $25
- Zone 2: Maximum rate from Airport outside of 500 East is $30
Shuttles and Limousines
Passengers may arrange transportation from Salt Lake City International with onsite shuttle and ground transportation companies located in the baggage claim areas of both Terminal One and Terminal Two. In addition, companies providing transportation are available outside Door #7 in Terminal One and Door #11 in Terminal Two. Contact the shuttle provider of your choice to arrange transportation service.
TRAX Service and Bus
Public transportation to and from the Salt Lake City International Airport is provided by the Utah Transit Authority (UTA). The TRAX Green Line leaves the airport every 15 minutes on weekdays and every 20 minutes on weekends. The TRAX stop is located at the south end of Terminal One. For more info visit rideuta.com.
Rental Car – (AVIS / Budget)
AAPG Members can take this opportunity to receive discounts off vehicle rentals through either AVIS or Budget. You will need to have your membership card available for reservations and to pick up your vehicle. Please visit the AVIS and Budget websites to begin saving on your car rental.
Transportation Networking Companies
Transportation Networking Companies can pick up and drop off passengers at Salt Lake City International Airport, if they have an airport operating permit. Two popular you companies Lyft and Uber are legally operating in Salt Lake City and at the airport.
Convention Center Information
Salt Palace Convention Center
100 S W Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone: (385) 468-2222
Convention Center Parking
The Salt Palace Convention Center offers two convenient underground garages that are open seven days a week:
- South Lot – Enter off of 200 South between West Temple and 200 West (600 stalls). Open 24 hours Monday-Friday at a flat rate of $14 per day.
- West Lot – Enter off of 300 West between 100 South and South Temple (400 stalls). Open 24 hours Monday-Friday at a flat rate of $12 per day.
In addition to parking on-site at the Salt Palace, downtown Salt Lake City has over 30,000 parking spaces available.
Directions to Salt Palace Convention Center
I-80 East – from SLC
Take North Terminal Dr > Stay straight to UT-154/Bangerter Hwy. > Take ramp toward I-80 E/City Center/Ogden/Provo > Take the 600 S (EXIT 121) > Merge onto UT-269/W 600 S > Turn left onto S West Temple/UT-270 > Continue four blocks to Salt Palace Convention Center
There are several methods of public transportation in Salt Lake City which utilizes commuter trains, buses, and light-rail to provide you with access from the Airport and all throughout the Greater Salt Lake Area.
A connecting service to many of the TRAX and FrontRunner stations Buses allow you to get almost anywhere in the Greater Salt Lake Area. Bus routes can be found across the Salt Lake Valley, Ogden, Utah County and up to Brigham City. Fare prices start at $1.25 for a one-way pass and $6.25 for day passes. Get complete route, schedule, and fare details for Salt Lake's transportation buses at rideuta.com.
Gain access to Downtown from across the valley on three color-coded lines. Downtown Salt Lake provides a great transfer point as all the lines run through downtown.
- The Green line begins at the Salt Lake International Airport, runs through downtown Salt Lake and the out to West Valley City. At the airport riders can board at the station and Welcome Center just outside terminal one. Fare is $2.50 and trains run every 15 minutes. Weekday service runs from 5:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., with a more limited schedule on weekends.
- The Red line provides service from the University of Utah, through downtown, south to 6400 South and then west to the Daybreak community.
- The Blue line begins at in downtown at the transfer station and runs south through the valley to Draper.
For full schedule and fair rates visit: Utah Transit Authority - rideuta.com.
FrontRunner trains provide transportation access from Ogden to Provo, with limited stops along the way. Weekday service starts as early as 4:30 a.m., with the last stop just after midnight. Saturday service begins at 6:00 a.m. with the last stop just after 2:00 a.m. There is no Sunday service. One-way base fare prices start at $1.25.