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Of all the airports I’ve flown in and out of, Salt Lake City (SLC), Utah, perhaps has the most beautiful views from the sky.

As a flight attendant, I’m constantly flying in and out of cities all over the US and the Caribbean. One of my favorite parts of the job is watching a place unfold during descent — I love seeing it take shape, noticing iconic landmarks or buildings, and just getting a sense of it in general.

What makes Salt Lake City so remarkable from the sky are the snow-capped mountains encircling it on one side and the Great Salt Lake on the other.

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Salt Lake City also consistently has some of the most awe-inspiring skies: brilliant blues with thick fluffy desert clouds that swoop summer thunderstorms storms swiftly in and out; neon sunsets that make the mountains glimmer crimson, lilac, and gold; and expansive skies that swallow up the giant mountains and everything else resting underneath.

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It gives me thrills every time.

— Laura Rowley

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Written by Laura Rowley

I am an artist, flight attendant, and travel blogger.

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