The Northwest Quadrant, Salt Lake City’s Western edge, includes approximately 28,000 acres of land, which accounts for about 40% of the total area of Salt Lake City. It lies between 4000 West to the west City limits (approximately 8800 West) and from 2100 South Street to the north City limits.
It is adjacent to the Salt Lake International Airport and the location of most of the City’s industrial and manufacturing sectors. The area also includes important environmentally sensitive lands including the Great Salt Lake shore lands, bird nesting areas, and wildlife habitat.
Existing development is comprised of the International Center, the City’s western industrial warehouse and distribution facilities, mining operations, and landfills. Significant nearby development includes the Salt Lake City International Airport, the Inland Sea Shorebird Reserve and the Rio Tinto, Kennecott Utah Copper tailings impoundment.
Northwest Quadrant Master Plan