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Port of Seattle, Boeing and Alaska Airlines Release Aviation Biofuel Infrastructure Findings

Existing pipeline, transportation resources, zoning and land use laws could accommodate new aviation biofuel blending, storage and delivery infrastructure.

The Port of Seattle, Boeing and Alaska Airlines today released a first-of-its-kind study that identifies the best infrastructure options for delivering aviation biofuel to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. In pursuit of its goal to power every flight at Sea-Tac with sustainable aviation biofuel, Sea-Tac is among the first airports in North America to work with aviation, energy and research partners to systematically evaluate all aspects to developing a commercial-scale program from scratch. Read details about sustainable aviation biofuels here.

Consider multiple options to avoid busy holiday traffic when going to Sea-Tac Airport

Port of Seattle spreads holiday cheer with tips to best manage record number of airport users.

Policing the Drives at Sea-TacThe Port of Seattle reports travelers will be going through Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in record numbers this holiday season and it may be best to consider options other than driving directly up to the airport for drop offs/pick-ups. From Dec. 18 to Jan 3, more than 2 million travelers are projected to go through Sea-Tac. The airport is on pace to set a 2016 passenger total record of around 46 million, nearly nine percent higher than 2015.Get all the details.

Read the details for getting to or from the airport stress free and useful tips to bring holiday into your travels! 

New amenities ready for anticipated record breaking Thanksgiving holiday weekend

Port of Seattle ups its customer service game to prepare for tons of turkey day travelers. Read the media release.

Port of Seattle welcomes announcement of new seasonal service to Cologne, Germany on Eurowings

Nonstop seasonal service will begin in July 2017 – fifth new airline to announce service this past year Read the story.

Record passenger totals for 2016 may push Seattle-Tacoma International Airport into top 10 U.S. airports

Through third quarter, Sea-Tac posts near double digit growth while airports ranked nearby are flat. Projected 3.5 million more passengers for 2016 will pump millions more into local economy Read the story.

SHHHH! - Port of Seattle honors three airlines with Fly Quiet Awards - Program honors airlines that work to reduce noise in community. Read the press release about Fly Quiet awards here

Port of Seattle Reveals final design images for North Satellite modernization project

Ground breaking 1Q 2017, two phases scheduled to open in 2019 and 2021

Read the news release here and view images and animations below:

Exterior rendering of modernized north satellite
Conceptual drawings (click to enlarge). View the complete photo gallery of North Satellite images.

Animated versions of a modernized North Satellite: Click to view animated videos of the exterior and interior.