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Seattle-Tacoma International - Articles and news items

Plans in place to supply aviation biofuel to all flights at Sea-Tac Airport

Airport news  •  22 December 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) in the U.S. will soon supply aviation biofuel to all flights in a move to reduce carbon emissions.

New pavement technology for Seattle-Tacoma’s runway reconstruction

Issue 3 2015  •  2 June 2015  •  Michael Ehl, Director of Aviation Operations, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Having been in service since the 1960s, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport’s centre runway is undergoing a major reconstruction to bring it up to modern standards. As Director of Aviation Operations Michael Ehl describes, the development is also an opportunity to introduce new lighting and safety systems...

Sea-Tac Airport unveils electrification project to save airlines millions in fuel and dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Airport news  •  20 March 2014  •  Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Alaska Airlines leads the project with more than 200 New Electric Vehicles...

A strategic approach to planning baggage systems

Issue 2 2007, Past issues  •  3 April 2007  •  Dave Tomber, Planning Program Manager, Seattle-Tacoma International

Baggage systems play a critically important part in airport operations. The visibility of baggage systems to executive management has only heightened with the implementation of federally mandated inline screening systems. Yet, baggage systems remain a headache for airports, airlines, and the Transportation Security Administration. More puzzling is the unfortunate reality that apparently similar terminals have varied success. Some may even question whether baggage system planning is more of a dark art than a robust process.


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