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SEA Recruiting Volunteers for Passenger-Flow Simulation of International Arrivals Facility

Apr 09, 2022
Apr 09, 2022
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)
17801 International Blvd., Seattle, WA 98158
Amanda Loewen
Family Friendly
Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the new International Arrivals Facility passenger simulation at SEA. Due to the overwhelming response, this registration has been closed. We truly appreciate your interest and support.

The Operational Readiness, Activation and Transition (ORAT) Team at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is recruiting 400 people to participate in a Passenger-Flow Simulation of the International Arrivals Facility (IAF) before it opens for travels this spring. A fun and family-friendly event, the Passenger-Flow Simulation is a key milestones to evaluate the new facility and staff readiness in advance of opening day.

This exercise tests processes, procedures, staff familiarity, wayfinding, and amenities as participants will evaluate parts of the passenger journey such as elevators and escalators, signage, restrooms, baggage claim, inspection, and re-check.

The IAF is SEA’s newest facility, 450,000 total square feet that will soon welcome International travelers into the U.S. through Seattle. There is much happening behind the scenes to ensure that the largest and most complex capital project in the Port’s history seamlessly transitions from construction phase to active airport operations.

Join us for this special event to get a sneak peek into this state-of-the-art addition to the airport!

SEA is seeking volunteers that represent the diversity of the traveling public, including:

  • Volunteers with children (5yrs and older to meet vaccination requirement)
  • Volunteers with service animals or traveling pets (experienced pet travelers only)
  • Volunteers that require wheelchair services
  • Volunteers with hidden disabilities
  • Volunteers that are bilingual
  • Volunteers of all ages

All participants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will be required to provide proof of vaccination at check-in. Masks are required. 

Day of Agenda

  • 8-9AM: Volunteer Check-In
  • 9-11AM: Simulation
  • 11-11:30AM: Volunteer Check-Out 
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