SALT LAKE CITY — The first phase of the new Salt Lake City International Airport is now operational.
At 4:00 a.m. Tuesday morning, the Salt Lake City Department of Airports opened a new parking garage, terminal and the west portion of Concourse A.
Salt Lake City Mayor, Erin Mendenhall and other dignitaries performed a ribbon cutting ceremony at Concourse A.
The first flight took off destined for Atlanta, and the first plane landed on a flight from Fresno, California.
It is the first new hub airport built in the 21st Century.
Delta Air Lines, who has remained a steady and strategic partner throughout this project, will also be opening its newest and largest Sky Club within their network.
Water salutes for departing and arriving flights are planned.
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