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SLIDESHOW: Scenes from disaster drill at Sea-Tac Airport

SLIDESHOW: Scenes from disaster drill at Sea-Tac Airport

You probably heard numerous – and serious – helicopters around Burien on Thursday (July 10), as a multi-agency disaster drill was held at Sea-Tac Airport, and Photographer Francis Zera was on hand... [Read more]

Large disaster drill to be held at Sea-Tac Airport on Thursday, July 10

Large disaster drill to be held at Sea-Tac Airport on Thursday, July 10

On Thursday, July 10, the Port of Seattle will host a large airport disaster drill at Sea-Tac Airport. Eight evacuation helicopters, more than 175 emergency vehicles and 300 victim volunteers are scheduled... [Read more]

FAA approves Sea-Tac Airport’s Part 150 Noise Study

FAA approves Sea-Tac Airport’s Part 150 Noise Study

The Port of Seattle announced on Tuesday (June 24) that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved Sea-Tac Airport’s Part 150 Noise and Land Use Compatibility Study. The study is designed... [Read more]

Port of Seattle Commission approves Part 150 Study

Port of Seattle Commission approves Part 150 Study

The Port of Seattle Commission on Tuesday (Oct. 22) approved the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 150 Noise and Land-Use Compatibility Study. The study will next be submitted to the FAA and... [Read more]

SLIDESHOW: Repairs finished on Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway

SLIDESHOW: Repairs finished on Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway

Click to Play Francis Zera’s Slideshow Story & Photos by Francis Zera Repairs were recently completed to Sea-Tac Airport’s center runway (16C/34C), which had been closed from July 8 –... [Read more]

Nighttime work planned for Sea-Tac Airport Monday

Nighttime work planned for Sea-Tac Airport Monday

Work by the City of SeaTac is continuing with Sound Transit on the extension of high capacity transit further into South King County. Currently under construction is the South 200th link extension. Work... [Read more]

Port of Seattle completes environmental analysis for Part 150 Study

Port of Seattle completes environmental analysis for Part 150 Study

The Port of Seattle has completed an environmental analysis and prepared a State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Checklist for Sea-Tac Airport’s draft Part 150 Noise and Land-Use Compatibility Study,... [Read more]

SLIDESHOW: New air conditioning unit demonstrated at Sea-Tac Airport

SLIDESHOW: New air conditioning unit demonstrated at Sea-Tac Airport

The Port of Seattle on Tuesday (Aug. 13) held a demonstration of their new in-house air conditioning unit at Sea-Tac Airport, which they expect will save more than $15 million in annual fuel costs for... [Read more]

Aircraft fire response drills to be held at Sea-Tac Airport this week

Aircraft fire response drills to be held at Sea-Tac Airport this week

The Port of Seattle Fire Department announced that it will be conducting aircraft fire response exercises this week as part of regularly scheduled training on a runway closed due to construction. Two exercises... [Read more]

Half a million Honeybees are now buzzing around Sea-Tac Airport’s open space

Half a million Honeybees are now buzzing around Sea-Tac Airport’s open space

Sea-Tac Airport’s lead beekeeper, Bob Redmond, director of the local nonprofit The Common Acre, and beekeeper David Feinberg look at the health of the hive next to the center runway. Click image... [Read more]