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|Coordinates||47° 26' 55.22" N, 122° 18' 35.55" W|
|Station||Seattle, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport|
|Date/Time||02 July 2020 07:53:00|
|Wind speed||13 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||broken clouds|
|Tag(s)||Parallel Runway Operation|
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
ICAO: KSEA IATA: SEA
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.
Dry-summer subtropical ”Mediterranean" climate (Köppen climate classification Csb) - characterized by warm, dry summers and mild winters.
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)