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KSEA
Airport
ICAO: KSEA
Summary
Name Seattle-Tacoma
Region North America
Territory United States US.gif
Location SeaTac, Washington
Serving
Coordinates 47° 26' 55.22" N, 122° 18' 35.55" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
16C/34C 2873 m9,425.853 ft <br /> 46 m150.919 ft <br /> CONC-F yes/yes
16L/34R 3627 m11,899.606 ft <br /> 46 m150.919 ft <br /> ASP yes/yes
16R/34L 2873 m9,425.853 ft <br /> 46 m150.919 ft <br /> CON yes/yes


METAR
Observation KSEA 191953Z 25006KT 10SM FEW040 FEW250 18/05 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP247 T01780050
Station Seattle, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
Date/Time 19 April 2021 19:53:00
Wind direction 250°
Wind speed 06 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 17.8°C
Dew point 5°C
Humidity 42%
QNH hPa
Weather condition n/a

BS
Tag(s) Bird Strike
LOS
Tag(s) Parallel Runway Operation

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

ICAO: KSEA IATA: SEA

Description

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, also known as "Sea-Tac Airport" or Sea-Tac, is located in SeaTac, Washington, United States at the intersections of State Route 518, State Route 99 and State Route 509, about 1.5 miles"miles" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property. west of Interstate 5. It serves Seattle and Tacoma, Washington as well as the rest of western Washington. The airport is the primary hub for Alaska Airlines, whose headquarters is located near the airport.

Climatology

Dry-summer subtropical ”Mediterranean" climate (Köppen climate classification Csb) - characterized by warm, dry summers and mild winters.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of KSEA

  • B732, Seattle WA USA, 2006 (On 30 October 2006, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Seattle, Washington a Boeing 737-200 operated by Alaska Airlines, took off in daylight from a runway parallel to that which had been cleared with no actual adverse consequences.)
  • B737 / A332, Seatle-Tacoma WA USA, 2008 (On 2 July 2008, an Air Tran Airways B737-700 which had just landed at night on runway 34C at Sea-Tac failed to hold clear of runway 34R during taxi as instructed and passed almost directly underneath a North West Airlines A330-200 which had just become airborne from Runway 32R. The Investigation found that the 737 crew had been unaware of their incursion and that the alert provided by ASDE-X had not provided an opportunity for ATC to usefully intervene to stop prevent the potential conflict)