Missionary Homecomings Influencing Salt Lake City Airport Redesign

Crowds that show up at the Salt Lake International Airport to greet returning missionaries and military personnel are increasing. That’s putting some additional stress on airport resources, security personnel, and airline passengers who just want to get their bags and leave the airport.

Barbara Gann is the airport spokesperson. She says various factors have come into play in recent weeks including the popularity of the celebrations and the lowering of the age limits for missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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