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Please use our interactive map for step-by-step directions for navigating around the terminal. Please contact your airline directly for any flight information, baggage questions and other services. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience and understanding!

Current Airport Operations Status

  • Masks Required for Travel: Due to COVID-19, SEA Airport requires face coverings or masks, which must be worn over the nose and mouth at all times except for when eating or drinking. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), masks with exhalation valves or vents should not be worn to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Most airlines require masks on all flights regardless of medical exemptions. Travelers should check with their airline to understand this requirement before travel. See what SEA is doing to keep the airport safe with FlyHealthy@SEA as well as the latest information on traveler impacts at the airport read COVID-19 FAQs at SEA Airport.
  • 14-day Quarantine Advisory: Gov. Jay Inslee issued a travel advisory for Washington today, recommending a 14-day quarantine for interstate and international travel and asks residents to stay close to home. Inslee joined California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown in urging visitors entering their states or returning home from travel outside these states to self-quarantine to slow the spread of the virus. Be informed on your health and holiday travel. We urge anyone with essential travel plans to embrace measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. Stay home if you are sick, expect to wear a facial covering for the duration of your journey, wash or sanitize your hands frequently, and honor physical distancing.


Subject Status For More Information
Face coverings are required in the terminal. Please try to maintain 6 feet or 2 meters apart when possible for physical distancing. A 14-day quarantine has been issued by the Governor of Washington for all domestic and international travel. COVID-19 testing is not required for arrival in Washington state.
Face masks and coverings are required by most airlines during the ticketing, boarding and flight. In-flight services are limited.
Airport Dining and Retail
Some restaurants and retailers at SEA have impacted operational hours and temporary closures due to COVID-19.
FAA Flight  Information
Normal Conditions
TSA Security and Screening

Checkpoint 1 and the checkpoint for internationally arriving passengers at the S Gates is closed until further notice. All TSA Pre✓® passengers will have to use Checkpoint 4 in the meantime.

Public Transportation

Service schedules impacted for Sound Transit and King County Metro, passengers are required to wear face coverings.

Services and Amenities

Temporary closures for Children's Play Area, SEA Visitor Pass Program, and other services until further notice due to COVID-19.

Traffic and Roadway Construction

Normal conditions.

Terminal Construction
The N Gates and the Central Terminal are under construction with limited gates and dining options available.
Airport Lounges
Some airport and airline lounges are temporarily closed or have limited operating hours until further notice due to COVID-19.
Terminal Trains

Please try to maintain 6 feet or 2 meters apart when possible for physical distancing. If a train seems crowded please wait for the next one as it will arrive in 3 minutes to get you where you need to go!

The Yellow Line Shuttle from the A Gates to the D Gates stations is operating daily from 4 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. due to maintenance, please follow signs through the terminal to other gates during closed hours.

On-site Parking
The Green elevator bank in the parking garage will be temporarily unavailable due to construction from Nov. 30 to Dec. 16, please go to the nearest other option to access all floors of the parking garage.
Ground Transportation
Normal Conditions

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