First Look: Alaska Airlines Flagship Lounge at Seattle’s Sea-Tac Airport

Say hello to the new flagship Alaska Airlines Lounge in the North Satellite Terminal at Sea-Tac airport in Seattle. 

This marks a huge milestone for Sea-Tac airport as the first phase of the North Satellite Modernization project is complete. The two-year effort led by the Port of Seattle will begin the second phase of development and continue building out the future of Sea-Tac. Last year, the airport saw around 50 million travelers, doubling the number of travelers years previously.

The new lounge is a whopping 15,800 square feet making it three times larger than the average lounge. The space is designed with the future in mind, equiped with power in every seat, comfortable leather and fabric seating, access to a cafe supported by Starbucks-trained baristas, and an expansive bar. Not only will guests feel comfortable before their flight, but

While you lounge around, members and guests can expect a wide range of craft beers, 12 to be exact including a custom beer made by Seattle’s Fremont Brewing called Lounge Life IPA.

Some key highlights of the lounge include:

  • Charging stations at every seat.
  • Pastriesfrom Seattle’s Marsee Baking.
  • Espresso and tea beverages are crafted by Starbucks-trained baristas.
  • Expansive views of the Olympic Mountains.
  • Fast and Complimentaary Wifi Access.
  • Membership to the lounge costs between $295 to $450 dollars for new members, or a $50 day pass. 50 percent off daily lounge fees if you show your Alaska Airlines Visa Signature Credit Card which brings it down to $25 per person.

The new Sea-Tac lounge also marks the completion of phase one of the North Satellite Modernization Project, a partnership between the Port of Seattle and Alaska Airlines. The 255,000-square-foot expansion adds more gate seating with charging stations and showcases regional restaurants including Bambuza Vietnam KitchenSkillet and Caffe D’Arte.

“At Alaska, we truly strive to meet the needs of the modern traveler – and the touches throughout this newest lounge reflect that care and investment,” says Sangita Woerner, Alaska’s vice president of marketing. “This welcoming space is an extension of the remarkable service we provide every day for our guests.”



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The new flagship Alaska Lounge is the largest of the airline’s seven lounges nationwide. // Photo credit: Alaska Airlines Blog
Seattle architect Graham Baba partnered with Alaska to make the Northwest-inspired design vision for the lounge a reality. // Photo credit: Alaska Airlines Blog
The lounge offers open spaces and vistas – and plenty of outlets to charge phones and laptops. // Photo credit: Alaska Airlines Blog



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The lounge features sweeping views of the airfield, as well as the Olympic Mountains. // Photo credit: Alaska Airlines Blog
The lounge features cookies from Seattle’s Marsee Baking, along with other Pacific Northwest-inspired bites. // Photo credit: Alaska Airlines Blog
Photo credit: Alaska Airlines Blog


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Written by Charles Koh

Founded EatSeattle, and has continued to use his expertise as editor-in-chief to guide the website’s growth over the last five years. Koh’s experience focuses on digital marketing and social media, and has been a part of several companies, some of which he created, specializing in both areas over the course of his career. Koh was previously with Google and Zagat where he helped expand and grow communities worldwide.

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