The Pacific Northwest is one of the most beautiful and livable regions in the country. Surrounded by lakes,
rivers, mountains and Puget Sound, it's simply a recreation enthusiast's dream. Sea-Tac Airport is the gateway
not only to the Northwest, but to spectacular destinations throughout the United States and the world. And because of its broad and award-winning efforts for environmental sustainability, the Port of Seattle is known as The Green Gateway for trade and travel.
Seattle offers a picturesque urban center surrounded by snow-capped mountains and sparkling waterways. Situated on the edge of Puget Sound, the city is the natural jumping off point for a Northwest getaway. The region offers numerous attractions, a rich musical heritage, coffee culture and world class cuisine, and Washington state has more than 800 award-winning wineries, stunning natural scenery and abundant wildlife.
Seattle is a year-round destination because it has a wide range of activities no matter what the weather brings. Despite being known as a rainy city, Seattle gets less precipitation than New York or Miami, and has a mild climate from May to October. So grab your kayak or your snowboard, there is always something to do – rain or shine!
Learn more about Tourism Development at the Port of Seattle. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
, with 32.8 million passengers in 2011, serving 21 international destinations with an average of 44 international daily departures. Seattle is also the cruise
gateway to Alaska featuring six cruise lines offering 195 cruise ship visits and 807,000 passengers.