Salt Lake's City Guide
Salt Lake City
The area code for Salt Lake City and surrounding cities is ( 801 )
Park Citys area code is ( 435 )
HELPFUL PHONE NUMBERS
Highway Conditions 964-6000
Airport Information 575-2400
Public Transportation 287-4636
TIME ZONE / LATITUDE / LONGITUDE
Salt Lake City, Utah is in the Mountain Time Zone and follows Daylight Savings Time. For International visitors, we are 2 hours behind New York, so if it's 8am there, it's 6am here, and 1 hour ahead of the West Coast, California time.
Salt Lake City's Latitude and Longitude
Latitude: 40 degrees, 47 minutes north.
Longitude: 111 degrees, 57 minutes west.
Salt Lake City Metro, City Center: 170,000
Salt Lake Valley: 1.3 million
Wasatch Front: 1.9 million
The Wasatch Front is roughly 80 miles long with Ogden approximately 40 miles north of the Salt Lake Valley and Provo approximately 40 miles south of the Salt Lake Valley.
Utah: 3 million
Salt Lake City: 4330 feet / 1320 meters
Snowbird: 8100 feet / 2469 meters
CLIMATE Salt Lake City enjoys four separate seasons.
Summer is usually warm, dry, sunny with low humidity.
Fall starts to bring the colors out with cooler temperatures.
Winter usually enjoys above freezing temperatures during the day with powdery snow in the mountains. Cold after dusk.
Spring is usually nice enough for a round of golf in the valley, with skiing in the mountains.
Salt Lake International Airport
The Salt Lake City International Airport is within 2.5 hours from half of the nation's population. The airport is situated just west of Salt Lake City and about 10 minutes from downtown and serves more than 20 million passengers annually and ranks as the 27th largest airport in the nation. The airport also ranks as one of the most cost-efficient, large hub airports in the United States. See our page Salt Lake Airport for extensive information.
The airlines serving Salt Lake City operate over 750 daily departures to over 100 nonstop destinations throughout the U.S. and Canada. Salt Lake City International Airport is typically ranked in the top 10 U.S. airports for on-time performance by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Salt Lake City serves as a major western hub for Delta Air Lines. This hub enhances Utah's economy in employment and facilities. The following commercial airlines operate from Salt Lake City International Airport: Alaska Airlines, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, SkyWest, Southwest, United and U.S. Air.
Interstate 80 (east to New York City / west to San Francisco), Interstate 15 (north to Canada / south to Mexico) and Interstate 70 (east to Denver) are vital to the efficient movement of goods and materials throughout the region. Both I-80 and I-15 cross in Salt Lake City allowing convenient access to the Wasatch Front and points beyond. The I-215 belt route offers expanded access along the eastern and western areas of the valley.
SALT LAKE CITY SKI RESORTS DRIVING INSTRUCTIONS
From the airport, leave the airport and take I-80 east (left lane) (about 1/4 mile from the airport), about 1.5 miles you will see the entrance to I-215 south (towards Cheyenne & Provo) Go south on I-215 about 12 minutes, it will curve towards the mountains, about another 2 to 3 minutes you will get off at 6200 South and follow the ski markers.
From downtown, take I-15 South to I-215 East. Follow that to 6200 south, get off and follow the ski markers. It's about 15 to 20 minutes from the downtown area to 6200 south.
PARK CITY SKI RESORTS/ DRIVING INSTRUCTIONS
From the airport take I-80 east ( about 1/4 mile from the airport, so stay in the left hand lane ), about 5 miles you will see the entrance to I-15 Southbound, take I-15 to I-80 East towards Cheyenne. In less than 4 minutes you will see the signs for Park City. Stay left side, this is Parleys Canyon, and you will be there in less than 25 minutes.
From downtown, take I-15 Southbound to I-80 Eastbound, and the same info above applies.
The UTA ( Utah Transit Authority ) provides an extensive bus & light rail ( TRAX ) service throughout the valley. See our page Trax Light Rail for extensive information.
2017 Contents, Topics Covered
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Salt Lake Photo Tour
Salt Lake City Shopping
Attractions and Sights To See When Visiting
Sightseeing Bus Tours
Enjoy a Day Spa or Massage While You're In Town
Kids Activities When Visiting
Speed Skating & Hockey - Utah Olympic Oval
Utah Olympic Park
Salt Lake City Travel Planners
Salt Lake Lodging
Salt Lake City Hotels
Hotels Downtown Salt Lake City
Pet Friendly Hotels in Salt Lake City
Extended Stay and Temporary Housing in Salt Lake
Salt Lake City Bed and Breakfasts
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Salt Lake Meeting Facilities
Park City Visitor Info
Park City Ski Lodging
Park City Hotels
Visit Park City
Bobsled Rides - Olympic Park
Hot Air Ballooning - Rides
Park City Sleigh Rides - Snow Mobiling - Cross Country Skiing - Snowshoeing in Utah
Horseback Riding in Park City
Utah Ski Vacations
Lodging Snowbird Ski Resort
Lodging Brighton Ski Resort
Utah's Ski Resorts
Discount Lift Tickets
Salt Lake City Transportation
Salt Lake Car Rentals
SUV Rentals Salt Lake Airport
Salt Lake City Taxi Cabs
Salt Lake City Airport Shuttles
Public Transportation - Trax Light Rail
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Dining Award Winners, Downtown Salt Lake
Salt Lake's Complete Restaurant Directory
Salt Lake City Bars and Nightlife
Salt Lake City Golf Courses
Outdoors & Recreation, Camping, Fishing, Hiking, Boating, etc.
Museums, Theatre, Galleries & Comedy Clubs
Answers to FAQ's about Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City Demographics
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