Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) Information
(Seattle, Washington - WA, USA)
The city of Seattle, in Washington (WA), can be reached by air from many international airports and also throughout USA and Canada. Close to the center of Seattle, the airport handles thousands of passengers each day and is the main gateway hub for the Pacific Northwest, serving numerous major airline carriers.
Seattle Tacoma International Airport (SEA) contains excellent airport facilities, including bureau de change centers, 24-hour cash machines (ATMs), coffee shops, numerous car parks and at Seattle Tacoma Airport you will also find a range of car hire companies, together with several public transport options.
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)
Address: 17801 Pacific Highway South, Seattle, 98168-0727, Washington WA, USA
Tel: +1 206 431 4444
Seattle Airport (SEA) is situated approximately 12 miles / 19 km to the south of central Seattle and around 20 miles / 32 km to the north of Tacoma. This is one of the largest airports in Washington and Seattle Airport (SEA) and has excellent airport facilities, handling both international and domestic flights.
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Seattle Tacoma Airport (SEA) contains one main terminal building with four separate concourse areas, serving many different domestic and international airlines.
- Concourse B, Main Terminal - serves domestic airlines, gates B1 to B15
- Concourse C, Main Terminal - serves domestic airlines, gates C1 to C20
- South Satellite Terminal - serves domestic and international airlines
- North Satellite Terminal - serves American and Canadian airlines
- Bureau de change centers
- 24-hour cashpoint machines (ATMs) and airport post boxes
- Restaurants, coffee shops, fast-food outlets and snack bars
- A selection of shops, such as newsagents, a florist, a museum shop, an art gallery and airport gift shops
- Car hire companies - including Advantage, Alamo Rent A Car, Avis Rent-A-Car, Budget Rent A Car, Dollar, Enterprise, HERTZ Corporation, National Car Rental, Thrifty Car Rental
- Business facilities are available at SEA Airport business center, including Internet access
- Short-term parking with direct access to Seattle Airport (SEA)
- Long-term economy multistory car car parking
- Excellent facilities for disabled passengers
- Other facilities at Seattle Airport (SEA) include travel and tourist information points, luggage trolleys, aviation museum and valet parking
Central Seattle is well signposted from Seattle Tacoma International Airport (SEA). The journey from Seattle Airport (SEA) into the city center lasts around 30 minutes, depending on traffic levels. Seattle Airport (SEA) features good connections to Seattle's highway network and major roads that travel into Seattle include Interstate 5 Highway, Interstate 405 Highway and State Route 518.
Seattle Tacoma Airport (SEA) is served by numerous regular buses that run from the main terminal into the center of Seattle and other nearby suburban areas. Buses at Seattle Airport are run by Gray Line Express at 30 minutes intervals throughout the day.
Shuttle buses are a popular transportation option at Seattle Tacoma Airport (SEA) and travel to many destinations, in and around Seattle, such as Portland, Tacoma and Vancouver. The airport's shuttle buses depart from outside of the main barrage reclaim area, by the curbside and also from level three of the parking garage.
Numerous Seattle hotels also provide a door-to-door courtesy shuttle bus services for their hotel guests, traveling from Seattle Tacoma Airport to their hotel and departing from outside of the passenger buildings.
Taxis are in plentiful supply at the airport and can be found on level three of the main parking area. Airport taxis can also be ordered by using the taxi telephones in the baggage claim level. The journey from Seattle Tacoma Airport into the city center lasts approximately 25 to 30 minutes. Official Seattle SEA airport taxi cabs should always be used to ensure safety and prevent the possibility of overcharging.
A range of private car limousine companies can be found at Seattle Tacoma Airport (SEA), providing the perfect way to travel in style to your Seattle hotel. The airport's limousine services travel to and from Seattle Tacoma Airport and can be booked in advance or from the main Ground Transportation center.