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  • Bangkok - Tokyo - Seattle - Denver
    Jan 23, 2016
    My parents who are pretty old are traveling by themselves to visit me in Denver. 1) Does anyone know if they need to get their luggage in Seattle and re-check? 2) When arriving in Seattle from Tokyo, do they have to go to another terminal to catch a domestic flight? Thanks


    When they arrive in Seattle they will arrive in the S Satellite, go through US Immigration, claim their bags, go through US Customs, re-check their bags at the re-check desk and then go through security and to their departure gate. Seattle only has one terminal but a number of concourses. Their departure concourse depends on what airline they are flying to Denver.


    Thank you so much. They only have 1.5 hour layover. Do you think that's enough time or too short?


    That's barely enough time if everything goes smoothly.


    Jan 19, 2016
    We're flying from BIO (Spain) to Amsterdam with KLM where we connect to our flight on DELTA arriving at Seattleat 14:03.Then our Alaskan Airlines flight departs at 17:15 to Anchorage. Is it enough a layover of 3HR 12MIN in Seatle? Will we be given our boarding passes to Anchorage in Bilbao (BIO)?


    Yes, that should be enough time. Yes, KLM should be able to issue all your boarding passes in Bilbao. If for some reason they are not you will be able to get it at the transfer desk in Seattle.


  • Kelowna - Seattle - LAX
    Jan 19, 2016
    Hi, I am flying from Kelowna - Seattle - LAX. I have 1 hour and 30 minutes between arriving in SEA and the depature to LAX. Understand I will have to clear immigration, customs, collect and re-check my luggage. Is this enough time? This was booked by a travel agent.


    Yes, you have the procedure correct. That is barely enough time if everything goes smoothly.


    Jan 19, 2016
    AS flight arrives at 2220 from Fairbanks and departs for Vancouver at 2310. would 50 mins be enough time?


    Yes, that should be enough time if the first flight is on-time. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • domestic to international terminal
    Jan 17, 2016
    I arrive in seatac at 10.20pm then have an interational flight on Eva air to Taipei at 1:00. It's all on one ticket. I understand luggage will transfer. Do I hae to leave security & go through it again for the iinternational flight?


    No, all you should have to do in Seattle is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Flight with Virgin into SEA for connect to SAN DIEGO -
    Jan 17, 2016
    Hi I'm flying to SAN DIEGO from London Heathrow with stop to change planes in SEA, both planes are Virgin run and at the same terminal for land and departure - will I go straight from Gate to Gate OR need to go through customs and back out again ? I only have an hour between flights. Thanks Kev


    Both flights will be operated by Delta. In Seattle you will arrive, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US customs, re-check your bags at the recheck desk then go through security and to your departure gate.


  • PHX - SEA - LHR
    Jan 16, 2016
    Hi, I have a reservation with Alaska Airlines arriving in SEA at 17.35 connecting to British Airways at 19.10. As a code share will checked in bags be automatically transferred between flights?


    Yes, you won't have to do anything with your bags in Seattle, just go from your arrival gate in C, D, or N to your departure gate in S.


  • 40 min enough time from SEA to Vancouver?
    Jan 15, 2016
    Flying from Atlanta to Seattle and only have 40 min layover on Delta to Vancouver? Will that work? Operated by Delta and Delta conncection


    It's possible but doesn't leave any time to spare if the flight from Atlanta is delayed.


  • transfer between north and south satellite at sea tac airport
    Jan 15, 2016


    You will have to go to the main terminal to recheck your bags with United. Then go through security. United does not use the N concourse, they use concourse A.


  • Connecting: Vancouver-Seattle-Dubai (3 hr layover)
    Jan 14, 2016
    I'm flying from Vancouver to Dubai via Seattle. Will I have to pick up my bags, clear customs and go through security in Seattle or will customs be done in Vancouver? The itinerary is under one reservation.


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Vancouver. All you have to do in Seattle is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


    Thank you!


  • Clear customs
    Jan 14, 2016
    Hi arriving from Kelowna Saturday at 7:10 on Delta(assuming "S") and departing at 9:25 on Delta to Los Cabos--understand will have to go through customs and pick up baggage-how and where do we do that and what gate do we depart from? Thanks


    You will arrive in S, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and up an escalator, you will now be back in the departure level of S where your flight to Cabo departs.


    Thanks really appreciate the help--just one last question so do we then not leave "S" at all--Can we do all the immigration, bags and security in "S"


    Yes, everything will be handled in S.


  • 1.5 connection time
    Jan 12, 2016
    Flying into Seattle from Calgary (Alaska aurlines) and then have 1.5 hours to get to Emirates flight to Dubai. Do I have to get luggage, go through security and recheck bags. If so is 1.5 hours enough time?


    Are your flights on one reservation or two separate ones? If it's one reservation all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs before you leave Calgary.


  • Arrive SEA 7:10am fr Kelowna Canada, connect flgt S satellite 8:10am
    Jan 11, 2016
    Will we have enough time to get to the South Satellite we clear customs in Kelowna Canada


    There is no US Immigration and Customs preclearance in Kelowna. 1 hour is not enough time for an international to international or international to domestic connection in Seattle.


    Jan 11, 2016
    Arriving SEA from Beijing China on Hainan Airlines 1135am. Connecting to Anchorage on Alaska Airlines. Will 90 minutes be enough? On one ticket. Not US citizen. Have checked bags. Thanks.


    That's barely enough time if your flight from Beijing is on-time. If you miss your connection Alaska has lots of SEA-ANC flights


  • Arrive SEA 11:15pm Hawaiian, Depart SEA 12:35am Delta (re-ck bags)
    Jan 9, 2016
    Wondering if there is enough time to make this connection. Planning on re-checking bags as there is no interlining agreement between these airlines and each is on a separate ticket using award travel.


    It would be barely enough time if everything went smoothly.


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