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The COVID-19 global pandemic forced massive shifts in our lives. We now expect different behavior from each other and new protocols from businesses to protect our health. We’re living in a new normal.

Your safety, health and well-being are our priority, always. As part of FlyHealthy @ SEA, a few things will be different the next time you travel. We require face coverings, escalated cleaning and disinfecting, implemented physical distancing, and added touchless technologies.

Our team at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) is ready for the incremental increases in air travel now and to come. We currently forecast being down 61 percent this year, but we know a busier terminal and better times are ahead.


Information changes rapidly. Keep up with us on social media with #FlyHealthySEA. Our customer care team is here to answer your questions. Tweet or DM us with a question.

Preparing to Travel — Recovery Ready

The next time you visit SEA, your experience will look and feel different.

  • A requirement to wear face coverings in the public areas of SEA
  • Signage for reminders and spacing to honor physical distancing
  • Plastic protective barriers that buffer travelers and airport employees
  • Frequent disinfection with medical-grade cleaning products 
  • Added over 250 hand sanitizer stations throughout the terminal for your use. Download the SEA App with our interactive map of hand sanitizer locations. 
  • Each dining and retail tenant at SEA developed COVID-19 operational readiness plans detailing procedures such as physical distancing requirements, sanitation and personal hygiene protocols, personal protective equipment, and how to provide services while limiting close interactions.
  • Launched Pre-Book Parking to pay for SEA Airport parking online for a safe and contact-less transaction prior to arrival. By booking in advance, save up to 25% on drive-up parking rates. 

We are happy to see you as we stretch towards 20,000 daily departing passengers. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is ready for you.

FlyHealthy @ SEA by the Numbers

  • 88 percent of airport dining and retail tenants are re-open! During the worst days of the pandemic two-thirds were temporarily closed. See what’s open and how you dine, imbibe, and shop will be different the next time you travel.
  • Over 2,343 gallons of hand sanitizer and 1,444 containers of sanitizer wipes used in response to COVID-19.
  • The Mask Up SEA Street Team in the terminal distributing SEA Care Kits to travelers without masks or face coverings. Over 7,600 SEA Care Kits handed out!
  • Added over 280 hand sanitizer stations throughout the terminal. Download the SEA App with our interactive map of hand sanitizer locations.
  • TSA is screening a daily average of 18,200 passengers passengers. That’s down 68% from the period last year. Explore our dashboard to track the airport's economic recovery.
  • Added almost 5,000 signs and floor decals with reminders for physical distancing. 
  • Installed close to 300 plastic protective barriers that buffer interactions between travelers and airport employees.
  • Replaced 270 touch-free paper towel dispensers in airport bathrooms.

Last updated on September 10, 2020

Help Stop the Spread — Passenger Actions

We’re in this together. We ask you to follow these guidelines to protect yourself, your fellow travelers, and airport employees, including:

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