Salt Lake City Airport reopens after experiencing an earthquake

Salt Lake City Airport (SLC) reopened yesterday afternoon after experiencing some minor damage from an earthquake. The airport made these announcements yesterday:

The SLC Airport is temporarily closed due to this morning’s earthquake. The FAA tower, terminals and concourses have been evacuated. The airport is assessing the damage and working towards becoming operational. Commercial aircraft are being diverted to other airports.

The airport has completed the security sweep and is preparing to allow passengers through at 1:15 p.m. The water line in Concourse D has been repaired and the remaining facilities have been found to be structurally safe. Flights will begin arriving and departing.

First flight has departed from SLC to DFW at 2:54 p.m. Flights that were diverted will be arriving soon. Check with your airline regarding possible cancellations or delays.