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PHOTOS: New International Arrivals facility under construction at Sea-Tac

PHOTOS: New International Arrivals facility under construction at Sea-Tac

Story & Photos by Elston Hill The Port of Seattle is building a new, expanded international arrivals facility at Sea-Tac Airport. The current 1970s vintage facility in the south terminal is inadequate... [Read more]

LETTER: To city, regarding FAA: ‘Are we prepared? Have we done all that we can?’

LETTER: To city, regarding FAA: ‘Are we prepared? Have we done all that we can?’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor written by Walt Bala, a Burien resident and a retired airline pilot and also former inspector for the Federal Aviation Administration:] LAST... [Read more]

Quiet Skies plans to increase pressure on Alaska Airlines to slow aircraft noise

Quiet Skies plans to increase pressure on Alaska Airlines to slow aircraft noise

Burien’s Quiet Skies Coalition on Friday (July 13) announced that – as the city approaches the two-year anniversary of the FAA’s decision to turn airplanes over Burien – it will be putting... [Read more]

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing #9’ Port of Seattle public comment episode released

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing #9’ Port of Seattle public comment episode released

‘The Briefing Episode #9: By the Numbers’ – Steve Edmiston’s ongoing attempt to “take on the Port of Seattle, one public comment at a time” – has been released: This... [Read more]

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JOBS: HMSHost holding Restaurant Job Fair on Monday, July 16

Restaurant Job Fair HMSHost Proudly Operating @ Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Monday, July 16: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Work for a company that’s passionate about food and making travelers feel... [Read more]

Next Sea-Tac Stakeholder Advisory Round Table will be Wednesday, June 27

Next Sea-Tac Stakeholder Advisory Round Table will be Wednesday, June 27

The third Sea-Tac Stakeholder Advisory Round Table (StART) meeting is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27. The meeting will be held at the Conference Center at Sea-Tac Airport (directions). Based... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch Public Comments from Port of Seattle’s SAMP meeting in Burien

VIDEO: Watch Public Comments from Port of Seattle’s SAMP meeting in Burien

On May 30, 2018, the Port of Seattle gave a presentation on its Sustainable Airport Master Plan (SAMP) to nearly 150 residents at the Burien Community Center. This was the Port’s first open house... [Read more]

Rep. Adam Smith introduces legislation to support airport impacted communities

Rep. Adam Smith introduces legislation to support airport impacted communities

On Wednesday, June 20, Congressman Adam Smith introduced the ‘Aviation Impacted Communities Act,’ which – if passed – will help communities located near airports. As airline travel has... [Read more]

UPDATE: Local Filmmaker gives Port of Seattle Commissioners an ‘Intermission’

UPDATE: Local Filmmaker gives Port of Seattle Commissioners an ‘Intermission’

Local attorney, activist and filmmaker Steve Edmiston took a break from his ongoing project – to brief the Port of Seattle Commissioners on the impact of aircraft operations on our communities – to... [Read more]

Sustainable Airport Master Plan Open House is at South Seattle College Thurs.

Sustainable Airport Master Plan Open House is at South Seattle College Thurs.

The Port of Seattle will be holding its next Sustainable Airport Master Plan (SAMP) Open House and Presentation at South Seattle College this Thursday, June 14, from 4:30 – 7 p.m. This is one of two... [Read more]

REMINDER: Port’s Sustainable Airport Master Plan Open House is Wednesday

REMINDER: Port’s Sustainable Airport Master Plan Open House is Wednesday

REMINDER: An Open House and Presentation on the Port of Seattle’s Sustainable Airport Master Plan (SAMP) will be held at the Burien Community Center this WEDNESDAY, May 30, from 4:30 – 7 p.m. “The... [Read more]

Next Highline Forum will focus on aircraft altitudes on Wednesday, May 23

Next Highline Forum will focus on aircraft altitudes on Wednesday, May 23

The next Highline Forum will be held on Wednesday, May 23, from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m., with the Port of Seattle hosting it at Sea-Tac Airport’s Central Auditorium (mezzanine level). At the Forum, the members... [Read more]

Open House on Port’s Sustainable Airport Master Plan is Wednesday, May 30

Open House on Port’s Sustainable Airport Master Plan is Wednesday, May 30

An Open House and Presentation on the Port of Seattle’s Sustainable Airport Master Plan (SAMP) will be held at the Burien Community Center on Wednesday, May 30, from 4:30 – 7 p.m. “The Sustainable... [Read more]

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Burien Council hears – but takes no action on – failing stairs at Eagle Landing Park

Burien Council hears – but takes no action on – failing stairs at Eagle Landing Park

By Jack Mayne At Monday night’s meeting, the Burien City Council heard an offer to install piles to shore up the cliff where stairs to Eagle Landing Park have been declared unsafe, despite continued... [Read more]

Upper drive of Sea-Tac Airport closed due to suspicious package Sunday

Upper drive of Sea-Tac Airport closed due to suspicious package Sunday

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: On Sunday afternoon, May 6, the Port of Seattle Police Department responded to a suspicious package outside the main terminal, and closed and evacuated the upper drive... [Read more]

FAA Reauthorization Act passes; includes amendments on airplane noise

FAA Reauthorization Act passes; includes amendments on airplane noise

In a big win for Sea-Tac Airport and Washington’s 7th Congressional District, on Friday (April 27) Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal’s two amendments passed through the U.S. House of Representatives as... [Read more]

Quiet Skies Coalition vows to continue fight against airplane noise, FAA, Port

Quiet Skies Coalition vows to continue fight against airplane noise, FAA, Port

A crowd of around 120 concerned residents gathered in the multipurpose room of Gregory Heights Elementary School on Tuesday night, April 24, to hear updates from the Quiet Skies Coalition…

REMINDER: Sea-Tac Stakeholder Advisory Round Table is this Wed. night

REMINDER: Sea-Tac Stakeholder Advisory Round Table is this Wed. night

REMINDER: The second Sea-Tac Stakeholder Advisory Round Table (StART) meeting is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. this Wednesday, April 25. The meeting will be held at the Conference Center at Seattle-Tacoma International... [Read more]

REMINDER: Quiet Skies Coalition meeting on airport issues is TONIGHT

REMINDER: Quiet Skies Coalition meeting on airport issues is TONIGHT

REMINDER: The Quiet Skies Coalition will be holding a Community Meeting to discuss the latest news on the FAA and airplane noise over Burien TONIGHT – Tuesday, April 24, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Gregory... [Read more]

Sea-Tac Stakeholder Advisory Round Table (StART) will be Wednesday

Sea-Tac Stakeholder Advisory Round Table (StART) will be Wednesday

The second Sea-Tac Stakeholder Advisory Round Table (StART) meeting is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. this Wednesday, April 25. The meeting will be held at the Conference Center at Seattle-Tacoma International... [Read more]

UPDATE: Quiet Skies Coalition gets update from City on airplanes over Burien

UPDATE: Quiet Skies Coalition gets update from City on airplanes over Burien

The Quiet Skies Coalition met with Burien City Manager Brian Wilson and City Attorney Lisa Marshall Monday morning (April 16) for an update on the Federal Aviation Administration’s decisions regarding... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Construction at Airport’s North Satellite Modernization Project

PHOTOS: Construction at Airport’s North Satellite Modernization Project

Story & Photos by Elston Hill The North Satellite Modernization Project is the expansion and renovation of the 45-year-old North Satellite facility at Sea-Tac Airport. We were privileged to take a... [Read more]

Quiet Skies Coalition holding Community Meeting on FAA Tuesday, April 24

Quiet Skies Coalition holding Community Meeting on FAA Tuesday, April 24

The Quiet Skies Coalition will be holding a Community Meeting to discuss the latest news on the FAA and airplane noise over Burien on Tuesday, April 24, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Gregory Heights Elementary... [Read more]