Transportation  | Map of Snowbird

Flights to Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) is located five miles northwest of downtown Salt Lake City. There are 3 terminals, 5 concourses (A-E), and 83 aircraft gates. Delta Air Lines and SkyWest Airlines operate from Terminal 2. International flights operate from the International Terminal. All other airlines serving Salt Lake City use Terminal 1.

Click the following link for SLC airport terminal maps.


Back to top

Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort is located about 32 miles from the Salt Lake International Airport (map). However, you do not have to rent a car to get to Snowbird. There are other, less-expensive options available.

For transportation to/from the Salt Lake International Airport, we recommend reserving a spot on Canyon Transportation (Toll Free: (800) 255-1841), a convenient shuttle servicing Salt Lake International Airport, Little Cottonwood Canyon and elsewhere in the Salt Lake Valley. Rates are around $50 for one-way and $80 for round trip, but prices are subject to change, so call for up-to-date pricing. Make shuttle reservations through Snowbird’s Central Reservations (phone: 1-800-232-9542, international: 1-801-947-8220, email: or call Canyon Transportation directly at (800) 255-1841.

For local attendees, we recommend the UTA Ski Bus, which travels to/from Snowbird frequently throughout the day. For UTA Ski Bus fares and information, call UTA at (888) 743-3882 or visit

Additionally, taxis, and other transportation services are available as well for a fee. We have listed them below (in no particular order):

Please note: By law, snow tires or chains are required on all vehicles entering Little Cottonwood Canyon from November 1st to May 1st. During heavy snowstorms, the canyon may be temporarily restricted to 4WD or chain-equipped vehicles only.

Map to Snowbird

Back to top


The 5th Annual Artificial Light at Night (ALAN) meeting is partnered with the following groups:
Physics & Astronomy Consortium for Dark Sky Studies (CDSS)
201 James Fletcher Bldg., 115 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT. 84112
Phone: (801) 581-4801 | Email: