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KSEA Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
Seattle, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 06 DECEMBER 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: 432.3 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
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
ISBRG DP: 120.4
JEFPO DP: 120.4
OSWLD DP: 120.4
SUMMA: 119.2 RY 34R/34C/34L NORTH 120.4 RY 16L/16C/16R SOUTH
WX ASOS at RNT (5 nm NE): 126.95 (425-255-6080)
WX ASOS at BFI (5 nm N): PHONE 206-763-6904
WX ASOS at TIW (15 nm SW): 124.05 (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
PARKK167/5.028115EHPK .... .--. -.-
NOLLA149/11.436215EBF -... ..-.
GRAYE018/21.621616EGRF --. .-. ..-.
LACOMAS005/28.332816ELAC .-.. .- -.-.
MASON COUNTY050/33.734819EMNC -- -. -.-.

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 16L/34R

Dimensions: 11900 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: 47-27.827713N47-25.870337N
Longitude: 122-18.465013W122-18.482295W
Elevation: 432.3 ft.346.7 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: 47-27.828592N47-26.278277N
Longitude: 122-18.659025W122-18.672590W
Elevation: 429.4 ft.362.9 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: 47-27.830182N47-26.432028N
Longitude: 122-19.071410W122-19.083483W
Elevation: 414.8 ft.356.2 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 1139/day *
97% commercial
2% air taxi
<1% local general aviation
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

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. 6 HOUR PPR FOR AVGAS FUELING, 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 ON NORTH SIDE OF NORTH SATELLITE RESTRICTED TO WINGSPAN OF LESS THAN 118 FT. TRI-TAXILANES AT NORTH SATELLITE: CENTER (GREEN) TAXILANE RESTRICTED TO WINGSPAN OF 135 FT. OR LESS. WHEN AN AIRCRAFT IS ON THE CENTER (GREEN) OR OTHER (ORANGE/BLUE) TAXILANES, NO OTHER AIRCRAFT CAN SIMUL USE THE ADJACENT TAXILANE(S). ORANGE AND BLUE TAXILANES ARE RESTRICTED TO WINGSPANS LESS THAN 118 FT. TWO AIRCRAFT CAN SIMUL USE THE OUTER TAXILANES.
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 from 6 December 2018 at 0901Z to 3 January 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
CHINS THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (352KB)
EPHRATA EIGHT   download (191KB)
GLASR ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (405KB)
HAWKZ SEVEN (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (412KB)
JAWBN SIX   download (236KB)
MARNR SEVEN (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (395KB)
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 (357KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 16R   download (357KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 34C   download (394KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 34L   download (390KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 34R   download (427KB)
ILS RWY 16C (SA CAT I)   download (315KB)
ILS RWY 16L (SA CAT I)   download (333KB)
ILS RWY 16R (SA CAT I)   download (316KB)
ILS RWY 34C (SA CAT I - II)   download (387KB)
ILS RWY 34L (SA CAT I - II)   download (385KB)
ILS RWY 34R (SA CAT I - II)   download (407KB)
ILS RWY 16C (CAT II - III)   download (327KB)
ILS RWY 16L (CAT II - III)   download (339KB)
ILS RWY 16R (CAT II - III)   download (327KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 16C   2 pages: [1] [2] (478KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 16L   download (297KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 16R   download (342KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 34C   download (284KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 34L   download (301KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 34R   download (287KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 16C   2 pages: [1] [2] (447KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 16L   download (320KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 16R   download (299KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 34C   download (316KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 34L   download (369KB)
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] (391KB)
MALL VISUAL RWY 34 R/C/L   download (283KB)
 
Departure Procedures
BANGR NINE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (398KB)
ELMAA THREE   download (186KB)
HAROB SIX (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (436KB)
ISBRG ONE (RNAV)   download (212KB)
JEFPO ONE (RNAV)   download (224KB)
MOUNTAIN NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (340KB)
OZWLD ONE (RNAV)   download (229KB)
SEATTLE SEVEN   download (261KB)
SUMMA ONE   download (227KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (455KB)

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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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KSEA (Seattle-Tacoma International Airport)
Photo by Ross Young
Photo taken 23-Apr-2011
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 12-Dec-2018
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:1315:13
Sunrise07:4915:49
Sunset16:1700:17
Evening civil twilight16:5300:53

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  12-Dec-2018 17:47:25
Local (UTC-8)  12-Dec-2018 09:47:25
 
METAR
KSEA 121653Z 16009KT 10SM FEW025 SCT050 BKN150 06/02 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP256 T00560022
KRNT 
5nm NE 
121653Z 17005KT 10SM SCT100 06/03 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP258 T00560028
KBFI 
6nm N 
121653Z 15009KT 10SM FEW100 OVC180 05/02 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP251 T00500022
KTIW 
16nm SW 
121653Z 19010G16KT 10SM FEW085 07/03 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP250 T00670028 $
KPWT 
18nm W 
121656Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 01/01 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP265 T00060006 FZRANO
TAF
KSEA 121533Z 1216/1318 20008KT P6SM VCSH SCT030 FM121800 19011KT P6SM BKN080 OVC200 FM130100 18012KT P6SM -RA SCT025 OVC045 FM130600 18015G22KT 6SM -RA BR OVC025
KBFI 
6nm N 
121131Z 1212/1312 16006KT P6SM VCSH SCT040 BKN080 FM121800 17008KT P6SM BKN080 OVC200 FM130100 17010KT P6SM -RA SCT025 OVC050 FM130600 17012G18KT P6SM -RA OVC030
KPWT 
18nm W 
121131Z 1212/1312 20006KT P6SM VCSH SCT035 BKN070 FM121700 19010KT P6SM BKN070 OVC200 FM122300 18012G20KT 6SM -RA BR OVC030 FM130600 19015G22KT 5SM -RA BR OVC015
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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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