Seattle (SEA) Airport, with its full name Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, also known as Sea-Tac, is an important airport serving Seattle, Tacoma, Washington, as well as the western region of Washington.
Located in SeaTac at a 12 miles distance south of downtown Seattle and 20 miles from the city of Tacoma, SEA is the hub for Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, serving destinations throughout North America, Europe, and East Asia.
Seattle (SEA) Airport is ranked the 18th busiest airport in the United States with a figure of 31.5 million passengers per year, also raking 25th for total aircraft operations and 19th in total cargo volume.
The airport has three parallel runways, ranging from a length of 8,500 f to 12,000 ft. The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport also has a Central Terminal building with four concourses and two Satellite Terminals (North and South), which are connected via an underground people mover system.
The main terminal building was designed by Curtis W. Fentress, FAIA, RIBA, and Fentress Architects, while Bombardier projected the people mover system.
There are plenty of things to find out about the Sea-Tac Airport, but you are invited to discover them by yourselves. We will only provide a hint to what can enchant you here apart from the excellent services: SEA features an array of impressive art installations around its three terminals, with around 100 art works in the main terminal building.
Moreover, there are all sorts of attractions inside and out the airport, so there are plenty of things to catch your attention and make your time here completely worth it, while Seattle (SEA) Airport Hotels will proudly accommodate you near the airport in the largest city of Washington.