Seattle-Tacoma Airport (SEA)
Location: The airport is situated 12 miles (19km) south of Seattle
and 20 miles (32km) north of Tacoma.
Time: GMT Â?8 (GMT Â?7 from March to
The airport's Ground Transportation Information Booth is on the
third floor of the parking garage (fully staffed) and in Baggage
Claim, across from Carousel Nine. The recently opened
SeaTac/Airport Station provides passengers a direct connection
to/from the airport's fourth floor and downtown Seattle. The trip
costs no more than $2.50 and takes around 35 minutes. The station
is on the fourth floor of the airport's main parking garage.
Shuttle Express (425 981 7000) offer door-to-door shu
Numerous car hire companies have counters in the baggage reclaim
area at the airport. These include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Hertz and
National. Off-site car rental companies include Advantage, Dollar,
Enterprise, Thrifty and Ace-Extra.
Taxis meet travellers on the third floor of the Parking Garage.
To arrange for a taxi, use one of the curbside phones or visit one
of the Information Booths. Expect to pay around $32 for the 20
minute taxi journey into the city.
Facilities at the airport are extensive including a variety of
fast-food and full-service restaurants, several bars and retail
outlets. The airport has ATMs and currency exchange desks, and also
offers a pet relief area, a massage bar, shoeshine services, art
exhibitions, smoking areas and a baggage storage service. Laptop
Lane in the North Satellite provides online access for computers,
phones, fax machines, photocopying and more. The Main Terminal is
enhanced by the presence of over 10
Parking rates at Sea-Tac Airport range from $4 per hour to daily
rates of $35. Long term rates of $28 per day or $130 per week are