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KSEA Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
Seattle, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 04 JANUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: SEA
Lat/Long: 47-26-59.6000N / 122-18-42.4000W
47-26.993333N / 122-18.706667W
47.4498889 / -122.3117778
(estimated)
Elevation: 432.5 ft. / 131.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 16E (2020)
From city: 10 miles S of SEATTLE, WA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 98188

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 01/1944
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: SEATTLE CENTER
FSS: SEATTLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SEA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes
Fire and rescue: ARFF index E
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
WX ASOS: PHONE 206-214-2592
SEATTLE GROUND: 121.7
SEATTLE TOWER: 119.9 RY 16L/16C/34C/34R 120.95 RY 16R/34L 239.3 16L/34R, 16C/34C 239.3 16R/34L
SEATTLE APPROACH: 120.1 199-300 120.4 301-340 RY 34 125.6 ARR WEST 125.9 076-160 RY 34 125.9 301-340 RY 16 126.5 161-198 133.65 RY 16/34 123.9
SEATTLE DEPARTURE: 119.2 RY 34R/34C/34L NORTH 120.1 199-300 120.4 301-340 RY 34 120.4 RY 16L/16C/16R SOUTH 125.6 ARR WEST 125.9 076-160 RY 34 125.9 301-340 RY 16 126.5 161-198 123.9
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 128.0
ATOME DP: 120.4
CLASS B: 119.2 0341-075 119.2 076-160 RY16 120.1 199-300 120.4 301-340 RY 34 125.9 076-160 RY 34 125.9 301-340 RY 16 126.5 161-198
CON: 121.7
D-ATIS: 118.0
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
FINAL: 133.65 RY 16/34
GATE CTL: 126.25
IC: 133.65 RY 16/34
SUMMA: 119.2 RY 34R/34C/34L NORTH 120.4 RY 16L/16C/16R SOUTH
WX ASOS at RNT (5 nm NE): PHONE 425-255-6080
WX ASOS at BFI (5 nm N): PHONE 206-763-6904
WX ASOS at TIW (15 nm SW): PHONE 253-858-6507
WX AWOS-3PT at PWT (19 nm W): 121.2 (360-674-2811)
  • FREQ SECTORS FLOAT DEPENDING ON RY IN USE AND SECTORS GENERALLY APPLY TO SEATTLE TCA.
  • ASR-9 ELEVATION 485 FT.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SEA at fieldSEATTLE VORTAC116.8019E
TCMr005/19.3MCCHORD VORTAC109.6015E
PAEr163/28.2PAINE VOR/DME110.6020E
OLMr021/37.4OLYMPIA VORTAC113.4019E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
RENTON218/4.835317ERNT .-. -. -
PARKK167/5.028115EHPK .... .--. -.-
NOLLA149/11.436215EBF -... ..-.
GRAYE018/21.621616EGRF --. .-. ..-.
LACOMAS005/28.332816ELAC .-.. .- -.-.
MASON COUNTY050/33.734819EMNC -- -. -.-.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A JET-A1
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 16L/34R

Dimensions: 11901 x 150 ft. / 3627 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 110/R/B/W/T
Single wheel: 100.0
Double wheel: 230.0
Double tandem: 600.0
Dual double tandem: 1400.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 16L  RUNWAY 34R
Latitude: 47-27.827727N47-25.870280N
Longitude: 122-18.465070W122-18.482402W
Elevation: 432.5 ft.346.8 ft.
Gradient: 0.7% DOWN0.7% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 164 magnetic, 180 true344 magnetic, 000 true
Declared distances: TORA:11901 TODA:11901 ASDA:11901 LDA:11901TORA:11901 TODA:11901 ASDA:11901 LDA:11901
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (2.75 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, midfield, rollouttouchdown, midfield, rollout
Approach lights: ALSF2: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category II or III)MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: no
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, lighted
Instrument approach: ILS/DMEILS/DME

Runway 16C/34C

Dimensions: 9426 x 150 ft. / 2873 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 96 /R/B/W/T
Single wheel: 120.0
Double wheel: 250.0
Double tandem: 550.0
Dual double tandem: 1120.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 16C  RUNWAY 34C
Latitude: 47-27.828543N47-26.278188N
Longitude: 122-18.659100W122-18.672668W
Elevation: 429.6 ft.363.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.7% DOWN0.7% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 164 magnetic, 180 true344 magnetic, 000 true
Declared distances: TORA:9426 TODA:9426 ASDA:9426 LDA:9426TORA:9426 TODA:9426 ASDA:9426 LDA:9426
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, midfield, rollouttouchdown, midfield, rollout
Approach lights: ALSF2: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category II or III)MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: no
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DMEILS/DME
Obstructions: none131 ft. tree, 5100 ft. from runway, 700 ft. left of centerline, 37:1 slope to clear

Runway 16R/34L

Dimensions: 8500 x 150 ft. / 2591 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 89 /R/B/W/T
Single wheel: 100.0
Double wheel: 216.0
Double tandem: 448.0
Dual double tandem: 1157.0, TDT 817
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 16R  RUNWAY 34L
Latitude: 47-27.830155N47-26.432017N
Longitude: 122-19.071422W122-19.083527W
Elevation: 415.0 ft.356.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.7% DOWN0.7% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 164 magnetic, 180 true344 magnetic, 000 true
Declared distances: TORA:8500 TODA:8500 ASDA:8500 LDA:8500TORA:8500 TODA:8500 ASDA:8500 LDA:8500
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, midfield, rollouttouchdown, midfield, rollout
Approach lights: ALSF2: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category II or III)MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DMEILS/DME

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: PORT OF SEATTLE
BOX 1209
SEATTLE, WA 98111
Phone 206-787-3000
Manager: LANCE LYTTLE
BOX 68727
SEATTLE, WA 98168
Phone (206) 787-5229

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 2
Jet airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 1128/day *
97% commercial
2% air taxi
<1% local general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

E110 CONTINUOUS POWER ARPT.
E94 WSO/WSFO.
BIRD FLOCKS WITHIN ARPT VCNTY - CHECK LCL ADZYS.
TWY A SOUTH OF TWY G RSTRD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN 225 FT AND SMALLER.
DO NOT MISTAKE TWY T FOR LNDG SFC.
ACCESS TO AIR CARGO 4 PARKING AND CARGO AREAS RSTD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPANS OF 170 FT OR LESS.
TWY FOR CORPORATE HANGAR RAMP LTD TO ACFT WITH 104 FT OR LESS WINGSPAN FOR TAXI OPS. GA CUSTOMS PARKING IS VERY LIMITED.
ASDE-X IN USE. OPERATE TRANSPONDERS WITH ALTITUDE REPORTING MODE AND ADS-B (IF EQUIPPED) ENABLED ON ALL AIRPORT SURFACES.
PPR FOR ALL GEN AVIATION PARKING AND SERVICES, CTC 206-433-5481.
TAXILANE W RSTRD TO WINGSPAN OF 135 FT OR LESS NORTH OF TWY N AND 167 FT OR LESS SOUTH TO TWX N . SEATTLE RAMP TWR PRVDS ADVSY CTL ONLY.
GA LANDING FEES PAYABLE BY MAJOR CREDIT CARDS ONLY.
TAXILANE AROUND N SATELLITE RSTD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPANS OF 135 FT OR LESS.
RY STATUS LGTS ARE IN OPN.
ACFT WITH WINGSPANS OF 171 FT. OR MORE PARKED AT PAX GATES OR CARGO 7 MUST PROVIDE 30 MIN PPR PRIOR TO PUSHBACK TO SEATTLE RAMP TWR WHEN VSBY LESS THAN 2400 RVR
FLIGHT NOTIFICATION SERVICE (ADCUS) AVBL.
BTN THE HRS OF 2200-0700 THE USE OF EXTDD REVERSE THRUST IS DISCOURAGED BYD WHAT IS NECCESSARY FOR OPNL OR SAFETY REASONS. NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFFECT BTN 2200-0600. FOR FURTHER INFO CONTACT SEA NOISE ABATEMENT OFFICE AT 206-787-7496.
HELICOPTERS LANDING & DEPARTING AVOID OVERFLYING FUEL FARM LCTD AT THE SE CORNER OF THE ARPT.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use between 4 January 2018 at 0901Z and 1 February 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
CHINS TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (349KB)
EPHRATA EIGHT   download (191KB)
GLASR ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (403KB)
HAWKZ SIX (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (405KB)
JAWBN FIVE   download (229KB)
MARNR SEVEN (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (393KB)
OLYMPIA TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (294KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 16C   2 pages: [1] [2] (523KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 16L   download (355KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 16R   download (354KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 34C   download (397KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 34L   download (381KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 34R   download (425KB)
ILS RWY 16C (SA CAT I)   download (315KB)
ILS RWY 16L (SA CAT I)   download (333KB)
ILS RWY 16R (SA CAT I)   download (317KB)
ILS RWY 34C (SA CAT I - II)   download (386KB)
ILS RWY 34L (SA CAT I - II)   download (384KB)
ILS RWY 34R (SA CAT I - II)   download (407KB)
ILS RWY 16C (CAT II - III) **CHANGED**   download (326KB)
ILS RWY 16L (CAT II - III)   download (340KB)
ILS RWY 16R (CAT II - III)   download (327KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 16C   2 pages: [1] [2] (477KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 16L   download (296KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 16R   download (340KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 34C   download (282KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 34L   download (300KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 34R   download (289KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 16C   2 pages: [1] [2] (449KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 16L   download (324KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 16R   download (299KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 34C   download (320KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 34L   download (368KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 34R   download (364KB)
BAY VISUAL RWY 16 R/C/L   2 pages: [1] [2] (433KB)
HUSKY VISUAL RWY 16 R/C/L   2 pages: [1] [2] (390KB)
MALL VISUAL RWY 34 R/C/L   download (283KB)
 
Departure Procedures
ATOME TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (390KB)
BANGR NINE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (400KB)
ELMAA THREE   download (186KB)
HAROB SIX (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (436KB)
MOUNTAIN NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (342KB)
SEATTLE SIX   download (245KB)
SUMMA ONE   download (227KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (1012KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KRNT - Renton Municipal Airport (5 nm NE)
KBFI - Boeing Field/King County International Airport (5 nm N)
S50 - Auburn Municipal Airport (8 nm SE)
KTIW - Tacoma Narrows Airport (15 nm SW)
KPWT - Bremerton National Airport (19 nm W)
KTCM - McChord Field Airport (Joint Base Lewis-McChord) (20 nm S)
 
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Photo taken 23-Apr-2011
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Jan-2018
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:1815:18
Sunrise07:5315:53
Sunset16:4600:46
Evening civil twilight17:2001:20

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Jan-2018 21:38:30
Local (UTC-8)  16-Jan-2018 13:38:30
 
METAR
KSEA 162053Z 21014KT 10SM SCT037 SCT250 12/04 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP239 T01220044 51008
KRNT 
5nm NE 
162053Z 17011KT 10SM SCT043 SCT055 13/04 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP238 T01330044 51009
KBFI 
6nm N 
162053Z 18009KT 10SM SCT045 13/05 A3023 RMK AO2 SLP236 T01280050 51012
KTIW 
16nm SW 
162053Z 19016G22KT 10SM CLR 12/04 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP233 T01170044 50008
KPWT 
18nm W 
162056Z AUTO 21010KT 10SM SCT024 BKN029 OVC043 10/06 A3020 RMK AO2 SLP248 P0001 60001 T01000061 51006
TAF
KSEA 161720Z 1618/1724 18008KT P6SM VCSH SCT040 OVC100 FM162100 16006KT P6SM VCSH SCT025 SCT040 BKN100 FM170400 11007KT P6SM SCT040 SCT120 BKN200 FM170900 11007KT P6SM SCT040 BKN120 FM171300 11010KT P6SM VCSH BKN040
KBFI 
6nm N 
161720Z 1618/1718 17007KT P6SM VCSH SCT015 BKN040 OVC100 FM162100 16006KT P6SM VCSH SCT030 BKN045 FM170400 13004KT P6SM SCT045 SCT120 BKN200 FM171000 14004KT P6SM SCT045 BKN120 FM171400 14006KT P6SM BKN045
KPWT 
18nm W 
161720Z 1618/1718 19012G19KT P6SM VCSH SCT020 OVC050 FM170100 18005KT P6SM SCT250 FM170600 13004KT P6SM BKN250 FM171000 11005KT P6SM VCSH BKN040
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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Signature Flight Support ASRI 128.925
206-433-5481
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