The cheapest times to fly from REC to SLC are

  • February 5th to June 17th (except the week of February 26th)
  • October 22nd to December 16th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from REC to SLC is mid May. Prices can be as high as $3338 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $1610 for Tuesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Salt Lake City

Flying from Recife (REC) to Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) will usually cost between $1643 to $2638 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $1679. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2510. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $832 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1962 can be considered a good price for a round-trip REC to SLC flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the REC to SLC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

REC to SLC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the REC to SLC flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Recife. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Salt Lake City, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Recife. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $367 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1944. Return trip prices are from the SLC to REC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from REC to SLC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 38 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking REC to SLC

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from REC to SLC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (REC > MIA > SLC)

  • Price for both tickets: $882
  • Average savings: $1080 (55.06%)

See REC to MCO flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (REC > MCO > SLC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1004
  • Average savings: $958 (48.81%)

See REC to MIA flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (REC > JFK > SLC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1146
  • Average savings: $816 (41.58%)

See REC to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from REC to SLC? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Alaska, American, Azul, COPA, Delta, Gol, JetBlue, LATAM, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Salt Lake City International Airport to Guararapes Gilberto Freyre International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5918 miles or 9524 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from REC to SLC?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop REC to SLC flight is about 11 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Recife and Salt Lake City, UT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 47 available flights from REC to SLC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code REC
Origination airport name Guararapes Gilberto Freyre International Airport
City Recife
Country Brazil
Latitude -8.1
Longitude -34.9

Return Airport

Destination code SLC
Destination airport name Salt Lake City International Airport
City Salt Lake City, UT
Country the United States
Latitude 40.8
Longitude -112


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