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Seattle Flight Information
Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
Destination Airports IATA code
Destination City Name
Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines
Best Times to Visit Seattle
Considering budget and climate, the months from September to October are the best time to visit Seattle. It helps you avoid the crowd and get air tickets and hotel rooms at an economical rate. Summer, i.e., March through is the peak tourist time as it’s the end of winter. Airfare and hotel rentals are also at their peak due to high demand. The weather turns comfortable with the rise in temperature. The average upper limit increases gradually over the months from 50°F to 70°F. There is no more snowfall. Wind blowing at speed between 5 and 4 miles per hour will make you feel cooler than it should be.
Key events (September to November)
- Bumbershoot (September)
- Earshot Jazz Festival (October-November)
- Seattle Restaurant Week (October-November)
Airports in Seattle
Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
Airport’s IATA Code: SEA
About the Airport: This is the primary commercial airport serving the Seattle metropolitan area in the U.S. state of Washington. The airport has flights to cities throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. The airport serves 37 airlines and make them operate flights to 91 domestic and 28 international destinations.
Location: It is in the city of SeaTac, approximately 14 miles (23 km) south of Downtown Seattle and 18 miles (29 km) north-northeast of Downtown Tacoma.
Airlines Operating Flights to Seattle
Below is the list of airlines followed by the cities they connect with Seattle.
- Alaska Airlines
- Delta Air Lines
Climate in Seattle
Seattle has hot and humid summers, and cool to mild winters. The summer starts in May and lasts until September with the temperature hovering between 86.2°F and 88.5°F. August is the warmest month (with the highest average high temperature at 91°F. September onwards the temperature starts dropping until January with the average temperature equivalent to 68.5°F. The humid temperature (72% to 76%) and high rainfall (3.23" to 5.31") makes summer uncomfortable for traveling. The city receives most of its rainfall in July and August. The rainfall, temperature, and humidity all start reducing from September onwards and that makes the season perfect for tourism.
Months: June to August
Temperature (Upper): 69.1°F to 76.3°F
Humidity: 69% to 63%
Rainfall: 0.24” to 0.12”
Wind speed: 3.9 to 5.0 miles per hour
Months: September to November
Temperature (Upper): 69.6°F to 49.1°F
Humidity: 75 to 84%
Rainfall:1.54” to 1.73”
Wind speed: 5.2 miles per hour
Months: December to February
Temperature (Upper): Temperature (Upper): 43.7°F to 46.2°F
Humidity: Humidity: 85 to 84%
Rainfall:0.87” to 0.59”
Wind speed: 4.8 to 5.2 miles per hour
Months: March to May
Temperature (Upper): 50.5°F to 56.5°F
Humidity: 82 to 75%
Rainfall: 0.35” to 0.39”
Wind speed: 5.3 to 4.0 miles per hour
Top Attractions or Things to Do in Seattle
1. Space Needle
2. Museum of Pop Culture
3. Chihuly Garden and Glass
4. Woodland Park Zoo
5. Olympic Sculpture Park
6. Discovery Park
7. Alki Beach
8. Golden Gardens Park
9. Carkeek Park
10. Seattle Japanese Garden
Flight to Seattle: Frequently Asked Questions
How Long is the flight to Seattle?
Check the flight distance and flight time from a few popular cities to Seattle
Flight route Flight distance Flight time
|Seattle to Seattle||2550 miles (4103 km)||4 hours 58 minutes|
|Honolulu to Seattle||4747 miles (7640 km)||10 hours 00 minutes|
|New York City to Seattle||941 miles (1514 km)||2 hours 23 minutes|
|Chicago to Seattle||985 miles (1584 km)||2 hours 09 minutes|
|Phoenix to Seattle||1846 miles (2971 km)||3 hours 41 minutes|
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How to book cheap flights to Seattle?
We recommend you book your Seattle flight tickets at least 18 days in advance. The airfare may go up as the date of departure of your Seattle flight approaches. Your flexibility regarding the date, day, and time of flight can also help you save more.
How to survive the flight to Seattle?
Wear flexible clothing of stretchable fabrics to stay comfortable on your flight. If you are to spend more time on a flight then subscribe to some podcasts or audiobooks to make the best of your time.
How to get through airport security fast when flying to Seattle?
It’s always good to reach at least 2 hours ahead of the scheduled flight departure. Festivals may cause more rush at the airport. Consider reaching earlier if you happen to travel during that time. This will help you to check in your baggage, go through the security screening and be at the departure gate without any delay.
What is the rainy season in Seattle?
Between November to February, Seattle receives most of its rainfall. The average of the four months stands at 0.7”. The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (0.87").
What is Seattle's hottest month?
The warmest month is August, with an average high temperature of 76.3°F (24.6°C) and an average low temperature of 54°F (12.2°C).