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Travelers looking for cheap flights to Seattle have the option of flying into the Sea-Tac International Airport. Sea-Tac International Airport is located in the town of SeaTac, in the Seattle metropolitan area, south of the city. The airport has a Central Terminal Building that has four concourses, labeled A-D, and two satellite terminals, North and South. There are three security checks for the whole airport, and passengers can access all gates once they pass through one of them.

Sea-Tac International Airport (SEA) Information

The Sea-Tac International Airport (SEA) is very built up, with many facilities to dine and shop. Amenities include: currency exchange, emergency services, free Wi-Fi, postage and mailing services, a smoking area, storage, notary, international traveler services and “send it home” kiosks. This airport has recently completed a major renovation and expansion, with improved parking and restroom facilities.

Airlines That Fly Into Seattle

The Sea-Tac International Airport is the 18th busiest airport of the United States, and it serves the cities of Seattle, Tacoma and the rest of Western Washington state. Sea-Tac Airport is a major hub for Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air. It is also a major airport for Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and Northwest Airlines. Some other major airlines that fly into this airport include Air Canada, American Airlines, Air France, British Airways, Continental, Delta,JetBlue, United and Virgin America.

Seattle Transit Information

Distance to city: 13 miles

Bus to city

Train to city

Taxi to city

  • Fare: around $42
  • Taxi services are located at the third floor of the parking garage.

Other options

  • There are a number of shared vans and shuttle buses that go from Sea-Tac into downtown Seattle, and various other locations.

Car Rental Companies at Sea-Tac Airport

The car rental facilities are located on the first floor of the garage, across from the main terminal.