Salt Lake City is located at the foot of Utah's Wasatch Mountains. The city offers beauty, history, and culture combined with the amenities of being in the big city. A total of 181,743 people reside in the Salt Lake City (SLC) area, offering small town charm to its pleasures. Summers in SLC are hot, but with low humidity levels they are still pleasant. Summer temperatures reach an average temperature of 90 degrees. Snow is common in the winter, as two mountains surround the city. Daytime highs in the city will average just above freezing - at 36 degrees. The Salt Lake City International Airport serves the city with a convenient location 10 minutes from downtown, and is within a 2.5-hour flight of half of the nation's population.