Seattle - State of Washington - Pacific Coast, USA
from Seattle by airplane to :
|San Jose||San Francisco||Salt Lake City||Minneapolis||Detroit|
|Oakland||Los Angeles||Las Vegas||Chicago||Atlanta|
in 9 h 20 min
The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is just 12 miles south from Seattle city center.
Airlines: Alaska Airlines, North West
Airport website: seatac.org - portseattle.org
A major expansion took place in the late 1960s, and the result was an airport with an annual capacity of 25 million passengers.
In 1998 some 25 863 132 passengers used the airport.
Improvements to the airport's seismic stability have proven to be a wise investment. In february 2001 an earthquake hit Seattle airport.
In 2002, Sea-Tac Airport welcomed more than 26 million passengers.
The airport needed expansion.
A new Central Terminal, Pacific Marketplace is the airport's main retail and restaurant area.
A new third runway will allow aircraft to land on two runways at the same time (except in the worst weather conditions).
Public transport to downtown is done by bus in 2004.
yacht on the lake