Tagged with 'Airport'

Port of Seattle seeking residents to join new ‘Stakeholder Advisory Roundtable’

Port of Seattle seeking residents to join new ‘Stakeholder Advisory Roundtable’

In 2018, the Port of Seattle will launch a new way for the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Federal Way, Normandy Park, SeaTac and Tukwila to engage with Sea-Tac Airport staff, at meetings convened by... [Read more]

No tree cutting planned on private land near airport despite concerns, Port says

No tree cutting planned on private land near airport despite concerns, Port says

By Jack Mayne The Port of Seattle is starting the removal and replanting efforts for over-height trees next week only in two Port-owned locations south of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and not... [Read more]

Phoenix airport noise case may provide roadmap for challenging FAA at Sea-Tac

Phoenix airport noise case may provide roadmap for challenging FAA at Sea-Tac

By Jack Mayne A federal appeals court decision released on Aug 29 threw out changes the Federal Aviation Administration made to its landing and takeoff routes over and involving Sky Harbor International... [Read more]

Ground broken for new International Arrivals Facility at Sea-Tac Airport

Ground broken for new International Arrivals Facility at Sea-Tac Airport

National and local leaders came to the Port of Seattle on Tuesday (Aug. 15) to celebrate the official groundbreaking for a new International Arrivals Facility (IAF) at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport…

Port of Seattle holding emergency exercise at Sea-Tac Airport on Wed., July 12

Port of Seattle holding emergency exercise at Sea-Tac Airport on Wed., July 12

If you see or hear what appears to be an emergency at Sea-Tac Airport on Wednesday, July 12, don’t worry – it’s merely a full-scale exercise simulating an aircraft accident. These emergency... [Read more]

New Travel Ban doesn’t result in much protest at Sea-Tac Airport

New Travel Ban doesn’t result in much protest at Sea-Tac Airport

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School On Friday night (June 30), the “new” U.S. travel ban went into place, affecting airports across America, including Sea-Tac Airport. The ban, which... [Read more]

ANALYSIS: Blame the Blue Angels for planes still flying low over Burien

ANALYSIS: Blame the Blue Angels for planes still flying low over Burien

By Jack Mayne If you are a Burien resident still hearing airplanes zooming over your home at all hours every time the prevailing wind is from the south, blame it on the Blue Angels. The turns over Burien... [Read more]

FAA responds to City of Burien’s Petition, will stop airplane overflights

FAA responds to City of Burien’s Petition, will stop airplane overflights

On Thursday, April 13, 2017, the City of Burien received word from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) stating they would be ceasing the North Flow flight patterns over Burien. As we’ve... [Read more]

Quiet Skies Puget Sound to hold Community Forum April 26 at Mt. Rainier

Quiet Skies Puget Sound to hold Community Forum April 26 at Mt. Rainier

The Des Moines Chapter of the National Quiet Skies Coalition will hold a Community Forum on Wednesday,  April 26, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Rainier High School. This free and open meeting will discuss new... [Read more]

Hearing on bill to study air pollution around Sea-Tac Airport will be Thursday

Hearing on bill to study air pollution around Sea-Tac Airport will be Thursday

UPDATE: The date for this hearing has been moved to Thursday, Feb. 2.: A hearing on a bill that would require a State Health Department study of air quality implications of increased air traffic at Sea-Tac... [Read more]

Trump travel ban results in massive protest at Sea-Tac Airport Saturday

Trump travel ban results in massive protest at Sea-Tac Airport Saturday

Several travelers were detained at Sea-Tac Airport on Saturday (Jan. 28) as a result of President Trump’s executive order that bans immigrants and refugees from Muslim countries. Trump’s executive... [Read more]

Sea-Tac Airport may end up as one of Top 10 busiest airports in the nation

Sea-Tac Airport may end up as one of Top 10 busiest airports in the nation

The Port of Seattle is projecting nearly 3.5 million more passengers for 2016, a total which may push Sea-Tac Airport into the top 10 list of U.S. airports by total passengers. For reference, the Seattle... [Read more]

Packed house attends Port of Seattle meeting on Flight Corridor Program

Packed house attends Port of Seattle meeting on Flight Corridor Program

Photos courtesy Nancy Tosta On Tuesday night, Nov. 1, the Port of Seattle held a Community Meeting and Open House on its proposed Flight Corridor Safety Program, which is intended to remove around 3,000... [Read more]

Port Commissioners delay vote on funding for Flight Corridor Safety program

Port Commissioners delay vote on funding for Flight Corridor Safety program

For the second time in a month, Port of Seattle Commissioners have delayed a vote on approving additional funding for the Port’s proposed Flight Corridor Safety Program…

New design images & video fly-through for expanded Sea-Tac Airport released

New design images & video fly-through for expanded Sea-Tac Airport released

The Port of Seattle on Thursday (Sept. 29) released the latest images and a video for the new International Arrivals Facility (IAF) set to meet the growing, record demand of international traffic... [Read more]

Tree removal near Sea-Tac Airport being required by the Feds, not the Port

Tree removal near Sea-Tac Airport being required by the Feds, not the Port

By Jack Mayne The proposed cutting down of “the draconian 2,270 trees” in the flight path corridors at Sea-Tac Airport was highlighted at the SeaTac City Council session Tuesday night (Sept. 13),... [Read more]

Sea-Tac’s Wildlife Management & Conservation Open House is May 4

Sea-Tac’s Wildlife Management & Conservation Open House is May 4

The Port of Seattle is throwing a party and neighbors are invited to celebrate Sea-Tac Airport’s 40th anniversary of its Wildlife Management and Conservation program on Wednesday, May 4. This day-long... [Read more]

Runway closure at Sea-Tac Airport will begin April 1, last 45 days

Runway closure at Sea-Tac Airport will begin April 1, last 45 days

The Port of Seattle announced Monday (March 28) that it will be closing the longest runway (designated 16L/34R) at Sea-Tac Airport on April 1 for an estimated 45 days for several upgrades. The closure... [Read more]

Sea-Tac Airport wins top U.S. Airport in 40-50 million passenger category

Sea-Tac Airport wins top U.S. Airport in 40-50 million passenger category

The Port of Seattle announced Thursday (March 17) that Sea-Tac Airport won two Skytrax World Airport Awards, including the top award for “Best Staff in North America,” as well as the only U.S. airport... [Read more]

Applicants wanted for new Sea-Tac Airport Committee; deadline is April 8

Applicants wanted for new Sea-Tac Airport Committee; deadline is April 8

The SeaTac City Council established the ‘SeaTac Airport Committee’ at its March 8 Regular Council Meeting, to address issues related to Sea-Tac Airport, and also to serve in an advisory capacity... [Read more]