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Tacoma International Airport, more commonly known as Sea-Tac Airport, is just 12 miles (19km) south of Seattle and is America's 18th 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 20 miles (32km) north of Tacoma.
Getting to the city
The airport's Ground Transportation Information Booth is on the third floor of the parking garage (fully staffed) and in Baggage Claim, across from Carousel Nine. The recently opened SeaTac/Airport Station provides passengers a direct connection to/from the airport's fourth floor and downtown Seattle. The trip costs no more than $2.50 and takes around 35 minutes. The station is on the fourth floor of the airport's main parking garage. Shuttle Express (425 981 7000) offer door-to-door shuttle services leaving regularly for the nearby towns and cities, and Gray Line Express buses depart every half hour connecting to major Seattle hotels. Public Metro Transit buses run according to a 24-hour schedule to destinations in and around Seattle. STILA limousines depart from the third floor of the Parking Garage, dial #55 from a Travelers Information Board or go to a Ground Transportation Booth for bookings. There are also rental cars and taxis available.
GMT –8 (GMT –7 from March to November).
Tel: +1 206 433 5388.
Seattle-Tacoma Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.
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