Delta Unveils Concourse A Expansion at Salt Lake City International Airport
Salt Lake City, UT – Delta Air Lines has marked a significant milestone in its expansion at Salt Lake City International Airport with the completion of Concourse A. The addition of 13 new gates brings Delta's total to 50, enhancing the airline's ability to offer over 230 peak-day departures from Salt Lake City (SLC).
Delta's Growing Footprint in Salt Lake City
The expansion of Concourse A is a part of Delta's ongoing investment in its SLC hub, which now features a 900,000-square-foot facility that first opened its doors to travelers in September 2020. The new gates on Concourse A have eliminated the need for bus operations to remote hardstands, allowing all flights to board and deplane via jet bridges, streamlining the travel experience for Delta customers.
Anticipating a Busy Travel Season
Adam Ryan, Managing Director of Delta’s SLC Operations, expressed excitement about the completion of Concourse A, which arrives just in time for the expected busy holiday and ski travel season. He emphasized the pride of Delta's 5,400 employees in sharing this state-of-the-art facility with customers, ensuring they continue to enjoy the high-quality experience Delta is known for.
New Amenities for Travelers
The expansion isn't just about more gates; it also includes a new Delta Need Help Center for travelers seeking assistance and 19 new restaurants and shops. These additions are part of Delta's commitment to providing a comfortable and convenient travel experience.
Salt Lake City's Mayor Praises the Expansion
Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall lauded the new gates and amenities, highlighting the enhanced guest experience at SLC for both locals and visitors worldwide. She praised Salt Lake City's status as a Delta hub and the airport's performance as one of the top in the world.
Delta's Investment in Travel's Future
Delta operates more flights out of SLC than any other airline, serving nearly 30,000 customers daily with 237 peak-day flights to 88 destinations in Fall 2023. The airline's investment in airport projects, totaling over $12 billion in the last decade, reflects its vision for the future of travel, focusing on comfort, ease of navigation, and connectivity.Advertising
Delta's Community Engagement in Salt Lake City
Delta's deep roots in the Salt Lake City community are evident through partnerships with local organizations, including the Utah Jazz. With the return of the Delta Center to Salt Lake City and the official airline partnership with the Jazz, Delta continues to support the community and the team's 50th anniversary season.
Delta's expansion at Salt Lake City International Airport is a clear indication of the airline's commitment to enhancing its services and facilities, ensuring that it remains a leader in the aviation industry and a preferred choice for travelers in the West. For more information on Delta's services and facilities at Salt Lake City International Airport, visit Delta News Hub.