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Flying into Beautiful Salt Lake City

If you were a hawk or a soaring eagle flying over Salt Lake City, your eyes would feast on the largest and most colorful Copper Mines in the world, the ragged peaks of the Rocky Mountains, and acres of grid-like streets crisscrossing the downtown area of Salt Lake City.  Heaven for a photographer, visitor or local. Salt Lake City International Airport is just 4 miles from downtown.
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Budget Flights to Salt Lake City International Airport

The best time to fly to Salt Lake City is in the spring and fall, when crowds dwindle and hotels and flights are less. The airport services eight airlines, including Southwest Airlines,* Delta Airlines, and American Airlines. Salt Lake City International Airport ranks high for on time arrivals and departures, boasting the least cancellations. Book one of the direct flights to Salt Lake City to save even more time.

The airport has free wireless Internet, a free "Language Line," and an art collection displayed throughout which began in 1977.

The climate offers four seasons, and there is a lot of snow in the winters, so search for cheap flights in spring, summer, or fall.

Mormon History of Salt Lake City

Founded by the Mormons in the 1800's, Salt Lake City had open lands and dirt roads carved by the horse driven wagons. The Mormons, thrown out of every city they went to until their emergence in Salt Lake, kept to themselves. They grew in population. When you fly into Salt Lake City, expect to see evidence of the influence of these gentle people.

Best Way to Get Around in Salt Lake City 

The Utah Transit Authority provides ski bus service in the winter and airport shuttles to downtown year round. The city is easy to navigate with its grid system. Many attractions are within walking distance from the city's hotels. Take the Free Trax light rail or bus service to downtown. Purchase a cheap daily pass for multiple stops.

Salt Lake City Budget Dining and Budget Hotels

With restaurants from the four corners of the world, you can bet your palate will have a multitude of flavorful foods to try in Salt Lake City. Visiting a martini bar, tapas restaurant or experiencing a mouth-watering fondue, is a must do. The airport itself offers a range of delectable dining options.

After you visit downtown you will be ready to put your head down. Hipmunk finds the cheapest hotels close to the center of town--or, if you prefer, close to the airport. Try the Comfort Suites Airport or Comfort Inn.

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