Seattle Tacoma (SEA) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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Picking up family member at SEA flying from Amsterdam on Delta. Which SEA terminal will they be arriving in. and Will they be going thru customs after their arrival?
Yes, they will go through US Immigration and Customs upon arrival. There is only one terminal in Seattle.
Flying in from London on BA to Seattle arriving 11:15 (hand luggage only) - connecting Alaska Airlines flight to Portland at 12:35 - is this enough time? :) Thank you!
With hand luggage only that might be possible if everything goes perfectly.
I am arriving on Alaska Airline at 855am from MCI and transiting to SFO on UA flight at 1030am. Is it enough time? how am I going move between terminal? do i need to recheck my bags?
Yes, you will have to go to the main terminal, claim your bags, re-check them with United, and go through security. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Friend coming Frankfurt to Vancouver via Seattle. Will she have to go through customs in Seattle? All on the same ticket from Lufthansa to Air Canada
Yes, she will have to go through US Immigration, claim her bags, go through US Customs, re-check her bags at the re-check desk, and go through security.
Hello,

My flights are Newcastle (UK) - London
London - Seattle
Seattle - Anchorage

I have been told by BA I need to check in again for my Alaska airlines flight at Seattle to recieve my boarding pass for my flight to Anchorage

AA have said my boarding pass can be printed at the gate.

Do I go back through check in/security to retrieve my boarding pass or go straight to my gate for it to be printed?

All under 1 BA itinerary.

Thanks
You won't be able to get through security without an Alaska boarding pass. If it's all one reservation then BA should be able to issue it in Newcastle. You will have to go through security regardless after clearing customs in Seattle.
Thanks for your response.

BA have told me I'll only get boarding passes for my first 2 flights. Is there no way to check in again at Seattle without having my boarding pass?
You won't be able to go through security in Seattle without your Anchorage boarding pass. They may be able to issue it at the Alaska Service/Transfer desk after Customs.
Hi there, I'm flying in from BOI to SEA arriving at 4:24 PM (Delta Airlines/Delta Connection), need to make the international leg to LHR departing at 5:40 PM (Virgin Atlantic). This is all in 1 ticket. Is 1 hour & 16 minutes enough time for me to make that connection ? I will have a checked bag. I'd so appreciate any input.
Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate in S on the Underground train.
I'll be arriving on Alaska air on Wednesday and doing a separate one-way to Vancouver BC on Air Canada with approximately three hours between the two flights. Will this be enough time? Do I need to go through TSA/leave the airport and come back for international instead? Lastly, would this be enough time if able to leave the airport for an errand and come back before the necessary check in time? Traveling with a personal bag and carry on only. Please help. Thank you.
Yes, that is enough time to make your connection but probably not enough time to leave the airport except perhaps very briefly.
Hello, I have an Indian Passport. Booked my flights with Delta airlines under one ticket. Flying from Delhi to Hong kong and then Hong kong to Seattle. I have a layover of 1hr 25 mins at Seattle airport for my next connecting flight to Edmonton (Canada).
Is the layover time sufficient? I will be having 2 checked in bags. Would you be able to provide additional information on gate/terminal numbers for me to save some time?
Thank you.
That is very difficult. You will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate.
Hello, I am flying from Hong kong to Seattle via delta airlines and need to leave for final destination (canada) with a layover time of 1hr 25 mins. Is this time sufficient to clear immigrations at SEA airport and catch connecting flight? And what exactly do I need to do on the airport apart from check in my baggage again?

Thank you in advance.
That is very difficult. You will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate.
Arriving from Victoria BC Canada with Delta and going to Kona? One hour between scheduled arrival and departure. Is this enough time for security, customs, immigration assuming I have full 60 minutes?
That will be very difficult but it's not impossible. I believe they time the Victoria flights to arrive when immigration isn't busy.