SLC Airport wait times are considered some of the best in the entire country, coming 1st in a survey by upgradedpoints.com with a cited average time of just 9 minutes to get through security. Check out the current estimated wait times for Salt Lake City Airport above.
The security lines may be short at SLC but standard guidance applies to arrive 3 hours before an international flight and 2 for a domestic flight, just in case! this rings particularly true around the holidays.
You can view today's estimated SLC TSA wait times above and view the PreCheck lane locations and open status. Joining TSA PreCheck membership can help you get through SLC and other participating airports much faster. To find out more about joining or renewing TSA PreCheck membership visit https://www.tsa.gov/precheck. Be advised that CLEAR is also available at SLC.
SLC Airport is super-efficient. It ranks top or near the top consistently for minimal flight cancellations and delays and not only does it have short lines for security for those flying out of the airport but it's a similar story for international arrivals.
If your flight landing at SLC is direct then, of course, it will take a little while to get processed but if you have already connected elsewhere in the US and been processed by the TSA it should be a breeze. For those connecting at SLC with an onward journey you have less need to panic and rush than at most major airports.
For further information on Salt Lake City Airport wait times, TSA security, checked luggage, airline info, immigration, lost and found and more visit https://slcairport.com/