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Seattle-Tacoma Airport

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)


Tacoma International Airport, more commonly known as Sea-Tac Airport, is just 12 miles (19km) south of Seattle and is America's 9th busiest airport. Sea-Tac Airport has a central terminal surrounded by four concourses. There is ample parking available at the airport as well as a range of other passenger facilities.

Sea-Tac Airport is well-connected to airports across the world. It also boasts an attractive array artworks displayed throughout the airport. Staff are exceedingly helpful and eager to ensure that passengers depart with only positive feedback for the airport.


The airport is situated 12 miles (19km) south of Seattle and 15 miles (24km) north of Tacoma.

Getting to the city

The SeaTac/Airport Station provides passengers a direct connection between the airport and downtown Seattle. The station is on the fourth floor of the airport's main parking garage. Line Shuttle Express offer door-to-door shuttle services leaving regularly for the nearby towns and cities. Public King County Metro Transit buses run on schedule to destinations in and around Seattle. Sound Transit operates two express bus routes around the city.


GMT –8 (GMT –7 from March to November).


Tel: +1 206 787 5388

Car rental

Alamo, Avis, Budget, Hertz and National have facilities at the airport.

Airport Taxis

To arrange for a taxi, use one of the curbside phones or visit one of the Information Booths.

Transfer between terminals

The terminals are connected by an underground people mover.


Facilities at the airport are extensive, including a variety of fast-food and full-service restaurants, several bars and retail outlets. The airport has ATMs and currency exchange desks, and also offers a pet relief area, a massage bar, shoe shine services, smoking areas and a baggage storage service.


Parking rates at Sea-Tac Airport range from $4 per hour to daily rates of $39. Long term rates of $32 per day or $149 per week are also available.



Airlines offering flights to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport include Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Canada Express, Air France, Alaska Airlines, All Nippon Airways, British Airlines, Condor, Delta, Emirates, Frontier Airlines, Icelandair, JetBlue Airways, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Sun Country Airlines and United Airlines.


WiFi is available free of charge throughout the airport.

Business Lounges

The Conference Center at Seattle Tacoma Airport offers nine conference rooms on the Mezzanine level at the south end of the airport, and two more rooms located pre-security. Three of the rooms can be combined to create a large auditorium that can accommodate up to 200 people.

Seattle-Tacoma Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.