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Seattle Tacoma International Airport

Where is Seattle Tacoma Airport?  

The largest city in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle is a waterfront city, located between Puget Sound and Lake Washington, with spectacular views of both the Cascade and Olympic mountains. A damp green gem, Seattle has been nicknamed The Emerald City.

A vibrant business centre, Seattle is home to Amazon, Boeing, Costco, Microsoft, Nintendo and Starbucks. Culturally, Seattle has a vibrant arts scene, a lively public market, great parks and the Space Needle. 

SeaTac International Airport (IATA: SEA, ICAO: KSEA, FAA LID: SEA), officially Seattle Tacoma International Airport, also known as Seattle Tacoma Airport, Seattle Airport, Sea Tac Airport or simply SeaTac Airport, is located 17.7 kilometres (11 miles) from downtown Seattle, in King County, Washington state, United States. SeaTac Airport serves the cities of Seattle and Tacoma, as well as the rest of western Washington state.

In 2014, SeaTac Airport served 37,497,941 passengers, making it one of the busiest airports in the USA.

SeaTac Airport is the primary hub for Alaska Airlines, headquarters near the airport, and its regional subsidiary Horizon Air. Other airlines that fly to Seattle include Air Canada, All Nippon Airways, American Airlines, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, Emirates, EVA Air, Frontier Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Icelandair, JetBlue Airways, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, United Express, US Airways and Virgin America.

The busiest international routes from SEA are Amsterdam, Beijing, Calgary, Frankfurt, London, Seoul, Taiwan, Tokyo, Vancouver (BC) and Victoria (BC).

SeaTac's busiest domestic routes are to Anchorage, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Portland (OR) and San Francisco.

Your best bet for a SeaTac transfer is the train. Details on all options are included in this guide.

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 Other Items of Interest at Seattle Tacoma Airport

Services at Sea Tac Airport include:

  • Duty free (open 24/7) - at S gates 
  • McDonalds (open 24/7) - by B gates 
  • Conference Centre
  • Cell phone charger kiosks
  • Under-seat power outlets (most gates)
  • Water bottle filling stations: across from Gate A5, across from Gate A-2 north of Checkpoint 2, between Checkpoint 4 and gate D1 Middle of the central terminal food court
  • Mailing, postal and courier services
  • Africa Lounge - Concourse C 
  • The Club at SEA Lounge (day passes for a fee) - Concourse A (near gate 11), South Satellite (by gate S9)
  • SeaTac Airport Art Walk - Concourse A, look for the signs and QR codes 
  • Walking Step Count Map - walk off your layover!
  • Meditation Room - Main Terminal, Mezzanine Level
  • Quiet Zone - Gate B4
  • USO lounge (open 24/7) - Main Terminal, Mezzanine Level
  • Luggage storage - Baggage Claim Level between carousels 12 & 13
  • Stroller and car seat rentals
  • "Pet Potties" / pet relief areas


Tip: Don't look here for the President when he is in town: Air Force One lands at nearby Boeing Field (BFI), so as to avoid disruptions at SeaTac.

Additional Seattle Tacoma Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 23 May 2015