About SeaTac, Washington

SeaTac is a city located in Washington’s southern King County. It is a Seattle inner-ring suburb and is included in the Seattle metropolitan region. The name “SeaTac” comes from the Seattle–Tacoma International Airport, which is a combination of the words Seattle and Tacoma.

SeaTac has an area of ten square miles (26 km2) and has a total population of 26,909 residents as of the 2010 census. The city limits are bounded by the Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (an area of about three square miles (7.8 km2), which is owned and maintained by the Port of Seattle. Bow Lake, Angle Lake, Bow Lake, McMicken Heights, and Riverton Heights were all established prior to SeaTac’s establishment. On March 14, 1989, residents voted for incorporation, and the city was formed in February 1990. (Source: Wikipedia)


Over 900 registered enterprises operate in the city, approximately 80 of which are Fortune 1000 organizations. They employ almost 40,000 people in SeaTac and produce about $3.7 billion in local sales.

SeaTac is home to Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines. EVA Air, Asiana Airlines, Hainan Airlines, and China Airlines all have operations at 18000 Pacific Highway South (alternatively known as 18000 International Boulevard) in the city.

Economic growth

The City’s Department of Community and Economic Development was established in early 2011 to build a one-stop permitting center, improve service, and aid in economic growth facilitation by developing a more coherent approach to real estate development and employment creation. Economic Development, Building Services, Engineering Review, and Planning comprise the new department. Proposition No. 1 of the City of SeaTac passed with 50.64 percent of the vote in 2013 to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

Recreation & Parks

SeaTac has 7 city parks and 2 community centers namely:

  • Angle Lake Park
  • Bow Lake Park
  • Des Moines Creek Trail Park
  • Grandview Park
  • McMicken Heights Park
  • North SeaTac Park
  • Sunset Park
  • Valley Ridge Park
  • Tyee Valley Golf Course
  • SeaTac Community Center


Directions From SeaTac, Washington to 1 Green Planet, 851 Houser Way N, Renton, WA 98057

Get on WA-518 E in Tukwila (1.7 mi)

  • Head north on International Blvd/Pacific Hwy S toward S 176th St (1.4 mi)
  • Slight right to merge onto WA-518 E toward I-5/I-405 (0.4 mi)

Take I-405 N to N Southport Dr in Renton. Take exit 5 from I-405 N (6.3 mi)

  • Merge onto WA-518 E (0.7 mi)
  • Continue straight to stay on WA-518 E (213 ft)
  • Keep left to continue on I-405 N (5.4 mi)
  • Take exit 5 for WA-900 E/Sunset Blvd NE toward Issaquah (0.2 mi)

Continue on N Southport Dr to your destination (0.8 mi)

  • Use any lane to turn left onto N Southport Dr (signs for The Lndg) – 0.3 mi
  • Turn right onto Lake Washington Blvd N (0.1 mi)
  • Slight right onto Houser Way N (0.3 mi)
  • Turn right – Destination will be on the right (49 ft)