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​Runway Use Information


Seattle- Tacoma International airport 


Seattle-Tacoma International Airport's
Voluntary Runway Use Agreement

The voluntary Runway Use Letter of Agreement (Runway Use LOA) does not change the way the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) assigns aircraft to runways. Instead, the Runway Use LOA gives the public a better understanding of how the FAA generally assigns aircraft to each runway in different weather and traffic conditions both on arrival and departure. The FAA, which has sole responsibility for managing the safe and efficient use of the nation’s airspace, can deviate from the runway uses described in the Runway Use LOA for a variety of reasons.
Read the full Runway Use Letter of Agreement (PDF).

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Residents can request information about Sea-Tac-related aircraft noise and operations, learn more about noise insulation or report aircraft noise through the port’s online Noise Comment Form; or contact the Noise Programs Office by calling 206-787-5393 or toll-free 1-800-826-1147.

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Sea-Tac Noise Abatement Flight Procedures

Learn the steps      Sea-Tac and airline partners take to reduce the noise of departing and arriving aircraft.