Sea-Tac Traveler Updates
Memorial Day Weekend Kicks off the Busy Summer Travel Season
The summer travel season is the busiest time of year at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, and travelers can expect heavy passenger traffic to begin over the Memorial Day weekend. The busiest day is projected to be Friday, May 22 with about 120,00 travelers. We have put together tips and tricks to help make your trip more relaxing and enjoyable. Read the article here
New Bicycle Amenities at Sea-Tac
We make it easy to ride to Sea-Tac Airport, park, and disassemble or assemble your bike. Our bicycle assembly station, with tools and bike pump, provides a place to disassemble or assemble your bike before or after a flight.
The station is located across from Ken’s Baggage and Frozen Foods, baggage claim level, between carousels 12 and 13. Ken’s offers bicycle boxes for sale. Contact your airline about fees for checking your bike on a flight. Click here for more information.
Two Port Lounges Open as The Club at SEA
All travelers, regardless of airline, class of service, or affinity membership can access The Club at SEA via day passes available for purchase online or onsite. Current Priority Pass, Priority Pass Select, and Lounge Club members are welcome with their existing memberships.
Amenities you'll enjoy are:
- Free Snacks and Drinks
- Wi-fi Access
- Work Stations / PCs
- Bar Service
- Newspapers, Magazines and TV
- Disabled Access
For more information visit: http://www.theclubairportlounges.com.
Sea-Tac Third U.S. Airport for Mobile Option for Customs Delclaration
The Port of Seattle joined U.S. Customs and Border Protection to introduce Mobile Passport Control (MPC) to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. MPC is the first authorized app to expedite a traveler’s arrival into the United States and Sea-Tac is the third U.S. airport to introduce the option. Read more here.
Port of Seattle Welcomes Additional Nonstop Service to Dubai from Emirates
The Port of Seattle welcomes the confirmation of a second daily flight to Dubai, United Arab Emirates from Emirates airlines at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Emirates started has begun selling seats for the additional flight which will begin July 7. Read the story here.
Planning for Future Growth: Sustainable Airport Master Plan
Sea-Tac’s Sustainable Airport Master Plan is a long-term blueprint for airport development to meet the needs of the traveling public, while reducing environmental and social impacts. The plan includes airfield development within the current three-runway configuration, terminal development, roadway improvements, and facility modernization and expansion possibilities.
Completion of the plan will make Sea-Tac the first large hub U.S. airport to fully incorporate sustainability as a key planning component. More info.
36 Additional Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Parking Garage
Getting ‘plugged-in’ is easier than ever at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The Port of Seattle recently opened 36 new electric vehicle charging stations
in Sea-Tac’s main terminal garage to become the largest provider of any North American airport. The charging stations, compatible with most electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, are free to visitors who pay to park in the garage. Combined with Sea-Tac’s 12 existing charging stations, installed over the past two years, the airport now offers 48 spaces on a first-come, first-served basis.
Now, more water filling stations
In a move to increase passenger convenience, we have installed three new water bottle filling stations. Say goodbye to awkwardly tipping bottles while chasing water fountains. Find these new stations post-security:
• Across from Gate A-5 near the Africa Lounge • Across from Gate A-2 north of Checkpoint 2 • At the beginning of the D gates between Checkpoint 4 and Gate D-1 • Middle of the central terminal food court.