Security at Sea-Tac
The security checkpoints are managed by the Transportation Security Administration
. There are four main checkpoints at Sea-Tac and a fifth that is opened as needed during peak periods (see checkpoint locations on Main Terminal map
). Travelers can reach their gates from any checkpoint. The central checkpoint is open 24/7. The opening times for the north and south checkpoints are determined by the airlines' schedules for that day.
Security procedures vary for domestic and international flights and by carrier. Up-to-date information is available on the TSA website
. Travelers with questions should check directly with their airline
News: CBP increases hours at the Global Entry Enrollment Center
Global Entry is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) program that allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States. CBP’s Global Entry Enrollment Center, located on the Mezzanine level of the Main Terminal, is receiving a boost in hours for the next 90 days, ending June 7, Monday through Friday from 7:00a until 7:00p, and Saturdays from 9:00a until 3:00p. Visit the Global Entry website more information about the program or reschedule to an earlier appointment.