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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
46 m150.919 ft
CONC-F yes/yes
16L/34R 3627 m11,899.606 ft
46 m150.919 ft
ASP yes/yes
16R/34L 2873 m9,425.853 ft
46 m150.919 ft
CON yes/yes


METAR
Observation KSEA 020753Z 19013KT 10SM BKN016 OVC024 13/11 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP146 T01330106 401890122
Station Seattle, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
Date/Time 02 July 2020 07:53:00
Wind direction 190°
Wind speed 13 kts
Lowest cloud amount broken clouds
Temperature 13.3°C
Dew point 10.6°C
Humidity 83%
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)