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The New Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City [Review]

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Delta Air Lines opened a Sky Club last fall inside the new Terminal A at Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). Even though the lounge debuted about seven months ago, many of us are only now starting to travel again and haven’t had the opportunity to visit the club. So as far as we’re concerned, this club is new. 🙂

And Delta really did a bang-up job with the addition.

I recently visited the SLC Sky Club and am excited to share the experience with you!

Where is the Delta Sky Club in Salt Lake City?

The Delta Sky Club SLC is located in the far east end of Terminal A. The final gate before it is A25.

Simply follow the signs to find your way there.

Directions to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City are seen inside Terminal A at Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
Salt Lake City Terminal A

You’re very close when you reach the new canyon-themed departure hall.

The canyon-themed departure hall is seen inside Terminal A at Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
The new canyon-themed departure hall inside SLC.

The lounge will be on your left — whether you’re coming from the gates or the security checkpoint.

The entrance to the Delta Sky Club SLC is seen inside Terminal A at Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
Entrance to the Delta Sky Club SLC

Keep in mind that Delta no longer sells day passes to its Sky Clubs. But there are a number of ways to gain entrance — such as your status level combined with an international itinerary, Sky Club membership, certain American Express cards, or if you’re a Delta One passenger.

Various American Express cards get you access to Delta Sky Clubs -- though some require an entrance fee.
Various American Express cards get you access to Delta Sky Clubs — though two require an entrance fee. Is one of them “the best”? Here’s our take.

Inside the New Delta Sky Club SLC

A couple of Sky Club ambassadors will greet you at the ground floor entrance. Check-in is “contactless” and you’ll scan your boarding pass at one of several kiosks.

After you’re given the OK, head up the escalators.

Escalators are seen in the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City are seen inside Terminal A at Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
Escalators lead the way upstairs to the Delta Sky Club SLC.

And there you’ll find a very impressive Delta Sky Club.

One of the first things you’ll see is some artwork. There are numerous paintings, sculptures, and other pieces of art throughout the club.

Artwork is seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
Artwork inside the Delta Sky Club SLC

To your left, you’ll see a banner outlining Delta Sky Clubs’ COVID-19 policies:

A banner outlining COVID-19 policies welcomes guests to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A at Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)

That’s adjacent to a library offering periodicals.

Periodicals are displayed during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
Delta Sky Club SLC newsstand

There are also service reps to help you with any itinerary, seating, or other trip changes you want to request.

Delta Sky Club SLC Seating

Delta offers plenty of seating options in the new club. Everything from lounge chairs, to cafe-style setups, to sofas, and much more.

And there’s a Sky Deck! (I’m giving that its own section.)

Cafe-style seating and a bar are seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
Cafe and restaurant-style seating near one of the two bars at the Delta Sky Club SLC.

Leather chairs are seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)

Cafe-style seating is seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)

Workspaces are seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
Delta Sky Club SLC
Various seating options are seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
Delta Sky Club SLC
Sofas and tables are seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
Delta Sky Club SLC
A fireplace and adjacent seating are seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
I love this fireplace!

If all of this is too fancy for you, don’t worry. The “standard” Sky Club seats are still around.

"Traditional" Delta Club seating is seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
The “traditional” Sky Club seats we all know!

This is going to majorly trigger some people. There is reserved seating for families.

A seating area reserved for traveling families is seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
One of two family seating areas I saw.
A seating area reserved for traveling families is seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
Families traveling together will love this! I can’t wait to bring my daughter and her cousins here! 😉
Work cubicles are seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
Delta Sky Club SLC
Rows of work cubicles are seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
Notice the footrests! A great place to sit and watch shows on your tablet or laptop!
Work cubicles are seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
I can see myself binging Disovery+, sipping a beverage, and then falling asleep right here.

I try to be considerate when making phone calls in public places — especially indoor areas with other people. I either go somewhere where others aren’t or talk very quietly.

Not everyone employs the same practice.

So Delta implanted these handy-dandy, private phone booths!

A row of cell phone booths are seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
I know it’s tougher to have those loud, “let everyone hear who I am!” calls — but at least you can still be seen.

A row of cell phone booths are seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)

I hope someone rips off their business suit in one of these sometime — and emerges wearing a Superman or Superwoman costume.

The phone booths feature USB-A, USB-C, and electrical outlets. So feel free to have your phone, FaceTime, or Zoom call in here!

USB and electrical ports are seen inside a cell phone booth during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)

The long bars next to picture windows are generally my favorite places to work in Sky Clubs. You’ll find one at the end of this room.

A work bar and other seating options are seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)

I don’t recall seeing any USB ports. So if you want to sit here while charging your tablet and phone, bring something like a travel power strip with you.

I used my AUKEY Omnia 100W four-port charger (which I absolutely love; review coming soon) to recharge my iPhone and MacBook Pro. The device fit just fine.

An AUKEY Omnia 100W USB-C and USB-A charger are used during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)

Sky Deck Patio at Delta Sky Club SLC

The Delta Sky Club SLC features a large Sky Deck with some absolutely stunning views. (Trust me: they’re better in person.)

The patio has fans and heaters — so it should be useable throughout most of the year.

is seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
Sky Deck at Delta Sky Club SLC
is seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
Sky Deck at Delta Sky Club SLC

I sat on the deck twice: once during my arrival in the late afternoon and again at sunset before flying home.

I’d gladly trade in the walls and TV for some more views of the mountains.

is seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
Sky Deck at Delta Sky Club SLC
Sky Deck at Delta Sky Club SLC
Sky Deck at Delta Sky Club SLC
A sunset is seen from the Sky Deck patio during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
Sunset on the Sky Deck at Delta Sky Club SLC

Now that you’ve taken the tour, how about grabbing food and something to drink?

Food and Beverage at the Delta Sky Club SLC

Delta has two full, staffed bars in the SLC Sky Club. You can see their entire drink menu here. That’s quite an upgrade from the old setup: which pretty much amounted to a glorified service window.

Here’s one of the new bars:

A full service bar is seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
One of the bars at the Delta Sky Club SLC

(Heads up for my fellow imbibers: don’t expect generous pours.)

There are also separate drink stations offering coffee, water, and soda.

The lounge features plenty of buffet space. Unfortunately, there’s that whole COVID pandemic thing going on. So most items are packaged for “grab-and-go” style dining.

There were a few hot food options the day I visited.

One was from the portable “chef’s table” that featured chicken teriyaki and basmati rice.

A portable chef's table serving chicken teriyaki and basmati rice is seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
The portable chef’s table serving chicken teriyaki and basmati rice at Delta Sky Club SLC

Interesting combination, isn’t it? I love chicken teriyaki; I also love basmati rice. Together? It was fine. Nothing amazing. But fine.

Chicken teriyaki over basmati rice at the Delta Sky Club SLC is seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
Chicken teriyaki over basmati rice at the Delta Sky Club SLC

There were also a roasted red pepper gouda bisque and a vegetable broth.

Vegetable broth and roasted red pepper gouda bisque are seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
Roasted red pepper gouda bisque and vegetable broth at the Delta Sky Club SLC

Other than that, everything else is packaged.

Pre-packaged curry chicken salad sandwiches, Italian vegetable wraps, and turkey club sandwiches are seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
Packaged curry chicken salad sandwiches, Italian vegetable wraps, and turkey club sandwiches at the Delta Sky Club SLC
Pre-packaged gazpacho salad, Mediterranean pasta salad, and white bean and kale salad are seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
Packaged gazpacho salad, Mediterranean pasta salad, and white bean and kale salad

Fruit and vegetable cups are seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
Fruit and vegetable cups at the Delta Sky Club SLC

Some desserts (i.e. packaged cookies) were also available.

When (

Another Sky Club Coming to SLC?

Heavy construction is still in progress at SLC.

Construction is seen during a visit to the Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City inside Terminal A of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). (Photo ©RenesPoints.com)
SLC Airport construction

One Delta rep said there may be another Sky Club (with a Sky Deck!) in the plans for Terminal B.

Final Approach

I really like the new Delta Sky Club at SLC. I look forward to visiting again when Delta’s really able to show off its food options a little more (similar to my experience at the LAX Centurion Lounge).

Delta really created a great spot. I’d love to hear your thoughts if you’ve visited the Sky Club at SLC!

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6 Comments

  1. FNT Delta Diamond Reply

    Delta has downgraded its complimentary sparkling wine in Sky Clubs (at least MSP and DTW) from Veuve de Vernay, a French sparkling line made from the champagne method that was legitimately sold in restaurants and wine shops, to Duc de Valmer, an even cheaper $3-$5 bottle with a twist off cap made from the cheaper charmat method. This is nasty, cheap crap that cruise ships and hotels give away.

    • Funny you say that. At the LAX Sky Club a couple of weeks ago, I overheard someone order champagne. The bartender chuckled and said she’s serving sparkling wine and what she poured was made in California, not France. And, therefore, technically isn’t champagne.

  2. I agree that the new SkyClub is lovely and, apparently, the largest in the US. However, it is currently the only SkyClub
    for both terminals and is located at the far east end of the 3700 foot long A concourse. The location creates long travel distances depending on your arrival and departure gates. And, unlike DTW there is no tram or motorized carts as in other airports; only moving walkways. Hopefully, these issues will be remedied with continued construction.

  3. I’m local to SLC and am really disappointed at the new airport. It’s less convenient in many ways than the old one. We flew Southwest the other day and had a full mile (not even exaggerating, a baggage agent confirmed it) walk to get from terminal to concourse B. Moving sidewalks were narrow and crowded and no tram or train didn’t help.

    As to your post, there’s only one terminal now, with A and B concourses

    I’m also disappointed at the exterior of the building, very plain and boring

    I’m glad SLC is new but they really missed some opportunities…

  4. Jack Daniels is NO longer the house Bourbon. Sad state of affairs. $7.00 for a “quarter” shot plus tip….. Have to rethink.

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