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Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
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Sea–Tac Airport in August 2012, looking north
– WMO: 72793
Airport type Public
Owner/Operator Port of Seattle
Serves Seattle metropolitan area
Location SeaTac, Washington, U.S.
Hub for *Alaska Airlines
Elevation AMSL 433 ft / 132 m
Coordinates 47°26′56″N 122°18′34″W / 47.44889°N 122.30944°W / 47.44889; -122.30944Coordinates: 47°26′56″N 122°18′34″W / 47.44889°N 122.30944°W / 47.44889; -122.30944
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Location of airport in Washington / United States

Direction Length Surface
ft m
16L/34R 11,901 3,627 Concrete
16C/34C 9,426 2,873 Concrete
16R/34L 8,500 2,591 Concrete
Statistics (2019)
Passengers 51,829,239
Aircraft movements 450,487
Air cargo (metric tons) 453,549
Sources: FAA and airport website

Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (IATA: SEAICAO: KSEAFAA LID: SEA), also called Sea–Tac Airport or Sea–Tac (/ˈstæk/), is the airport in SeaTac, Washington for Seattle, Washington. It is 13 miles (21 km) south of downtown Seattle. The airport is the biggest in the Pacific Northwest and has many airlines, like Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines. It has three runways and three terminals.


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