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The code for the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is SEA. There are some direct international flights from PICES member countries serving this airport:

Seoul-Incheon (ICN) with
Asiana, Delta, Korean Air

Tokyo-Haneda (HND) with
All Nippon Airways, Delta, Vietnam Airlines

Vancouver (YVR) with
Air Canada, Air France Delta, Alaska, KLM, Korean Air, WestJet, etc.

Victoria (YYJ) with
Alaska airline

*For the participants from Visa Waiver Countries (e.g. South Korea and Japan), please check whether you have a valid Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) to travel US (



  • Link Light Rail (about 40 min) -- Recommended!

    • Directions
      At SeaTac/Airport Station take 1-Line to Northgate (Every 10 minutes)
      → Get off at Westlake Station (4th Ave & Pine St, Seattle, WA 98101)
      → Walk a short distance SW on Pine St., turn right on 5th Ave. and walk approx. 1 block NW on 5th Ave. for about 3min (290 metres)
      * SeaTac/Airport Station Ticket machines are available on the mezzanine before heading up to the platform
      * Westlake Station Ticket machines are available on the mezzanine before heading down to the platform

    • Fare
      One-way fares range from $2.25 to 3.50 USD for Adult (age 19-64) depending on the travel distance
      Day passes $4.50 USD (good for round-trip or multi-trip rides) are also available from ticket machines. They are twice the one-way fare and are valid for travel only on the date purchased, between the stations printed on the ticket. (

    • More info

  • SeaTac/Airport Station
    International Blvd & S 176th St
    Seattle, WA 98188

    Westlake Station
    4th Ave & Pine St
    Seattle, WA 98101

  • Taxi (13.3 Miles, 30 min – 1hr depending on traffic)
    • Fare
      Sea-Tac Airport flat rate (to/from downtown) varies by company, but around $40-45 USD excluding extra necessary tolls and gratuities
    • Location
      Taxis are stationed on the 3rd floor of the parking garage located on the north and south curb
    • More info

  • Ride share (Uber or Lyft)
    • Estimate fare: $55-70 depending on traffic
    • The majority of app based rideshare pick-up areas is located in the middle of the 3rd floor of the on-site parking garage in the marked stall numbers 1 - 34 in the orange and purple sections of the garage
    • All Lyft rides: 3rd floor of parking garage
    • UberPool and UberX: 3rd floor of parking garage
    • Uber Black: Passenger-selected door outside of baggage claim
    • More info: