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I am Canadian and have Nexus (trusted traveller) card ... How do I make use of this to expedite my way thru Seatac ? I arrive from Victoria BC and depart for Detroit enroute to La Guardia . I have carry-on bag only. My departure is scheduled for one hour and forty minutes after arrival . Flying Delta from Victoria , then Alaska Airlines to Detroit . Thanks for your help.
There will be a NEXUS line in the Immigration Hall in Seattle. Print out your Alaska boarding pass online before leaving Canada to access the boarding gates directly after you clear customs. Otherwise you have to take the train to the main terminal to get your Alaska boarding passes.
I will be flying in to Seatac from Bellingham on a prop plane with a la carte baggage service. Then taking a Delta international flight. Where can I ckeck in my baggage for the flight, since I have already gone through security in Bellingham? Thanks.
If you want to check bags for the Delta flight you will have to leave security in order to do so.
Flying in from Iceland to SEA on Icelandair, then catching a domestic connection on Delta.Is 50 minutes enough time to get through customs and get connecting flight? Thanks
No, that is not enough time.
I may have to get my boarding passes at my connection in SEA. Where are the United Airline ticket counters located and how do I get to Concourse A from there?
My arrival gate will be N11 at SEA.
The united ticket counters are in the main Terminal. Concourse A is just after you clear security, to your left.
How do I get to the main terminal from the north satelite?
You take a train, there are plenty of signs pointing the way to the baggage claim.
I am flying with my wife and daughter from Heathrow to Seattle for a 2 HR 25 Min Layover. Then we are on another flight to Hawaii under the same reservation. We are American citizens. When we land will we have to claim our luggage and go through security etc?? or can we stay in the terminal and just wait to board our next flight.

Our first flight is a Virgin atlantic flight then we board a virgin atlantic flight operated by delta, but still under the VS flight code so it is a virgin atlantic flight. I have no idea what terminal we will land in and take off from or if that matters.
Also will this 2HR 25Min be sufficient regardless of how we hand CBP and boarding etc.
Seattle only has one Terminal. Your second flight is a Delta flight. You will 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 to your departure gate. You will arrive in Concourse S and Delta flights depart from A, B, and S. You have enough time.
Wow, Thank you for the quick response.

When you say Re-Check my bags with the Re-Check Desk, I would go to the Delta Baggage Checkin? Or there will be an area actually called Re-Checked Luggage?
It's actually a re-check desk right after customs.
Anybody know how long it takes to clear customs nowadays? I'm an American expat taking my Norwegian husband to visit family for the first time.
Nothing at US Immigration or Customs has materially changed.
We arrive in Seattle at 12:31pm and leave for Amsterdam at 1:42pm. (1:11 wait) I will literally be starving to death at this time - is there time for me to grab a quick bite and get on my plane in time? Or will it take a while to get to the Intl terminal?
That should be enough time for fast food. Seattle only has one terminal.
is it within easy walking distance from alaska to american terminals? if not do they have the moving vehicles for older people? also, if i get free one bag in us, do i need to pay from seattle to victoria for bag or do they just put it on at gate since a smaller plane to victori thank youa.
Seattle only has one Terminal. Wheelchair service and golf carts are for the handicapped. If the bag is a carry-on size you can gate check it for the flight to Victoria.
Hi I am looking to travel from Seattle to Heathrow and my flight is at 0945, i get off work at 0730, will grab a cab. I am 14miles from the airport. I plan on flying with virgin airlines. Is this enough time to check a bag and get through security? Or should I book a later flight?
I think it's possible. Arriving at the airport at 8:15 should be doable.
Hi I am going to have a layover in Seattle. I fly from Frankfurt(Germany) to Hwaii
Frankfurt -> Seattle (Condor)
Seattle -> Honolulu (Alaska Airlines)
I booked both flights on the same reservation

do I have to get my baggage between the flights? ANd If yes, where do I get Sport baggage (I travle with a surfboard)
Yes, in Seattle you will have to 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 to your departure gate via the underground trains. Your surfboard will be at the oversize baggage claim.
Thank you a lot :)
If landing at 1005 and leaving at 1336, would that be enough to accomplish this?