The airport is located south of Seattle, just 12 miles from the city center. Currently, the facilities are undergoing a US$3 billion renovation project, which is affecting access to areas of the main terminal. Presently the airport is served by many domestic carriers, as well as international airlines such as Lufthansa and British Airways.
There is one main terminal at the airport, together with a North and South Satellite. The satellite train service links the main terminal to north and south terminals, connections departing every two minutes.
A bureau to change can be found in the main terminal as well as in the South Satellite, while ATMs are also available. Postboxes are offered throughout the terminal, on the ticketing level and on the baggage reclaim level. Express parcel services are on hand at the business center located in the central plaza and a mailing service is available at Ken’s Baggage in the main terminal.
Several coffee shops are on hand in the baggage reclaim, and also in the main terminal as well as on both concourses B and C. There is a bakery and a Chinese restaurant on Concourse B, a bagel shop on Concourse D, and several in the North Satellite. Passengers will also find a variety of self-service, full-service, and fast food restaurants at the airport.
Bookshops are provided in the main terminal, while a newsagents is located on Concourse D. Various gift shops are on hand in the South Satellite, and a florist is available in the Main Terminal. There is also a museum shop selling aviation memorabilia in the Main Terminal.
Business travellers may use the Laptop Lane business centre in the North Satellite, located beside gate N9, equipped with fax, internet, and copying facilities. Passengers will also find an internet kiosk situated in the main terminal of the airport.
The airport is fitted with lifts and ramps, while airline staff can provide wheelchairs on request. Disabled parking is situated on the fourth floor of the garage, which is linked to the main terminal by sky bridges.