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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

  • 84 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.
  • Almost 10,000 passengers screened for elevated temperatures above 100.4 degrees and zero high temperatures detected. Learn about the temperature screening experience at SEA.
  • All summer, you will see the Mask Up SEA Street Team in the terminal distributing SEA Care Kits to travelers without masks or face coverings. So far, over 5,000 SEA Care Kits were handed out! Check out Mask Up SEA.
  • Spritzed, sprayed, and dispensed over 1,268 gallons of hand sanitizer, more than 5,012 ounces of disinfecting spray and 1,394 containers of sanitizer wipes in response to COVID-19.
  • Added over 250 hand sanitizer stations throughout the terminal. Download the SEA App with our interactive map of hand sanitizer locations.
  • Last week, TSA screened a daily average of 17,100 passengers passengers. That’s down 76% from the same week last year. Explore our activities 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.

Last updated on August 11, 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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