Airports

Sea-Tac Airport Blasts Past 50 Million Passengers In 2019

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Sea-Tac International Airport broke the 50 million passenger mark last year for the first time. A total of 51,829,239 passengers passed through the airport...

Sunday Video: Is It Wrong To Fly?

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https://youtu.be/88Cd5H3kmXQ In this video, Joss Fong and her colleagues at Vox ask the question, “Is it wrong to fly?” They examine the impacts of air...

Sunday Video: Why Don’t We Have Electric Planes Yet?

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https://youtu.be/49yDycP3Pgc Aviation is one of the fastest growing sectors of greenhouse gas emissions. But so far, there are no commercially operated electric planes that could...

Midweek Video: Sea-Tac’s Future International Arrivals Facility

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https://youtu.be/A56eEljgwzQ The Port of Seattle has released a new video visualizing what the new International Arrivals Facility (IAF) will look like and how it will...

Sunday Video: Airport Expansion

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https://youtu.be/QN5Rnu0-RhE Using London’s Heathrow Airport as a case study, Dave Amos explains the pitfalls and limited benefits of airport expansion.

Puget Sound Officials Debate Airport Expansion During Regional Aviation Growth Update

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The Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) delivered an update on the Regional Aviation Baseline Study last week. The added findings affirm earlier analysis that...

Midweek Video: Puget Sound Plane Tracks

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vMADsFsy30 See one day’s flightpaths of planes throughout Puget Sound to and from local airports.
Emirates plane taxiing at Sea-Tac International Airport.

Puget Sound Aviation Forecast Suggests Second Sea-Tac-Sized Airport Needed by 2050

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On Thursday, the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) released the first part of a multi-year aviation study for the four-county region. The study's early...