Seattle Tacoma Airport Guide (SEA)
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Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) serves both Seattle and Tacoma, Washington. Over 33 million passengers traveled through SEA in 2012, making this airport the 15th busiest in the United States. The first scheduled flight left Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in 1947, and the airport's first international flight departed for Japan two years later.
Transfer between Terminals
Seattle-Tacoma Airport has one Central Terminal building, four concourses (A–D) and two Satellite Terminals (North and South). The North and South Satellite Terminal buildings are connected to the Central Terminal by the Bombardier, an automated people mover system.
Nearby Airport Hotels
Doubletree by Hilton Seattle Airport, 18740 International Boulevard, SeaTac, WA 98188, 855-277-4931, This hotel offers its guests an airport shuttle service, on-site dining, and access to a fitness center. Hampton Inn Seattle Airport, 19445 International Blvd., SeaTac, WA 98188, 855-271-3622, Guests have access to free wireless internet, complimentary breakfast, and free parking. Sleep Inn SeaTac Airport, 20406 International Boulevard, SeaTac, WA 98198, (206) 878-3600, Located 1.5 miles from the Seattle-Tacoma Airport, this hotel offers guests a free airport shuttle, complimentary breakfast, and free wireless internet.
Transport into Town
Rail: The Central Link light-rail line stops at the SeaTac/Airport Station at the Seattle-Tacoma Airport. The Light Rail station is connected to the 4th floor of the airport parking garage. Bus: The King County Metro bus system and Sound Transit regional express buses serve the airport. Ground Transportations is located near Baggage Claim close to Door 00. Shuttle: Shuttle Express offers door-to-door service from Seattle, Tacoma, Everett, and the Eastside.
Delta Sky Club is located between Gate S8 and S9. United Club has two lounges in the Seattle-Tacoma Airport. One is located in Concourse B near gate B9, and the other is located Airside, Concourse N on the Transit Level. Alaska Airlines Board Room is located in Concourse D, near Gate D1 and is open from 5am - 1030pm. Finally, the USO Lounge is located in the Main terminal, Mezzanine, 2nd Floor and is open 24 hours.
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is the primary hub for Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. Alaska Airlines accounted for 35.06% of SEA’s traffic, Horizon Air was 14.1%, Delta Air Lines 11.6%, Southwest Airlines 8.5% and United Airlines accounted for 5.7% of SEA’s passenger traffic.
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has many entertainment and comfort options for travelers. InMotion Entertainment rents electronics, accessories and games for long layovers. InMotion Entertainment is located in Concourse C and is open 6am-10pm. SEA is home to a Meditation Room which is located in the Main Terminal, Mezzanine Level, landside. Throughout the airport, travelers can view various works of art and access free wireless internet.
Terminal Parking is located on the fourth floor of the parking garage and is connected to the terminal via sky bridge on the garage’s fourth floor. Rates for Terminal Parking are $4 per hour with a daily maximum of $35. General Parking is available on six floors of the garage, floors 2-3, and 5-8. Rates for General Parking are $3 an hour with a daily maximum of $28.
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