On this page, you will find the information you need to easily make your way through Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and to your destination.
Arrival and departure terminal maps and information for Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Carry-on luggage may be inspected.
Some travelers are eligible for Fast Track Security Screening. Travelers should look for the Premium Lane.
Passengers who have not checked their baggage:
Passengers who have checked their baggage:
Note: Passengers who have not checked in to the connecting flight can check in at the boarding gate.
If connecting by Delta Airline or Alaska Airlines who have not checked-in the baggage through to the final destination:
If connecting to flights that depart from S Gate:
Do not take the South Train Loop. Use the escalator to go up and proceed to the departing gate.
If connecting to flights that depart from A Gate:
Take South Train Loop and get off at Main Terminal South Station. Proceed up the escalator to the departure gate.
If connecting to flights that depart from B Gate:
Take South Train Loop and get off at B Gates. Proceed up the escalator to the departure gate.
If connecting to flights that depart from C/D/N Gates:
Take South Train Loop and get off at Main Terminal South Station. Then board the shuttle to Main Terminal North Station and get off at North Station.
If connecting to flights that depart from D Gate:
Go up the escalator and proceed to the departure gate.
If connecting to flights that depart from N/C Gates:
Transfer to North Train Loop, get off at N or C Gate, and take the escalator up to the departure gate.
If connecting to any other airlines and have not checked in baggage through to the final destination:
Passengers traveling to the United States from abroad must provide passport information and the documents listed here that are required for entering the United States.
Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA):
Passengers are required to obtain pre-travel authorization through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) to enter the USA under the Visa Waiver Program (see below).
Secure Flight Program:
The Secure Flight Program requires passengers to provide their passport name, date of birth and gender at least 72 hours prior to departure or at the time of booking if the reservation is made inside the 72-hour window.
The U.S. Visa Waiver Program (VWP) enables most nationals of participating countries to travel to the United States for tourism or business for 90 days or less without obtaining a visa.
Travelers must have a valid ESTA approval prior to travel and must meet all requirements for the program.
VWP Participating Countries
Recent VWP Changes
Recent changes to the Visa Waiver Program prohibit the following customers from travelling under VWP; such passengers must apply for a non-immigrant visa.
A waiver may be obtained on a case-by-case basis for those who have traveled to the areas mentioned above for official duties of an international organization, regional organizations or sub-national government; journalists for reporting purposes; and legitimate business-related purposes in Iran and Iraq. Please contact your nearest U.S. embassy or consulate for waiver information.
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration requires that all passengers provide the following information at least 72 hours before departure to the United States.
The U.S. has recently enhanced its security measures to include security checks of some electronic devices on flights bound to the US. Some electronic devices must undergo security check at the boarding gate based on TSA regulations.