SeaTac Airport Alaska terminal has a 21 and older area for boarding passengers to relax while waiting for their plane. It is called Seahawks 12 Club. A quick peek inside showed many tables to sit and while away the time, some food and Seahawks paraphernalia. This statue is of Walter Jones #71 who was a offensive tackle from 1997 to 2009.
I’ve also included a picture of the Starbucks at the terminal. I really like how they have the Seattle symbols lined up!
The lovely Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden is only about 30 minutes from my house, but I hadn’t heard about it until today. It is a lovely 10 acre botanical garden which primarily features northwest flora. There is also a small Japanese Garden, a water feature and benches. Close to the SeaTac runway, there were many passenger planes overhead, but it just seemed like another interesting part of the garden. Though I was worried about rain, it turned into a lovely day. My favorite part, beside the hummingbird, was the amazing gate! More info can be found here.
I was strolling through SeaTac Airport going to my flight when I stumped upon Metsker Maps at Concourse B . That’s right, I know remember that they opened an airport location. I love maps and thus love this store! The woman working there was so pleasant and knowledgeable and their selection was great.
Today was a traveling day with stops at the Dallas Fort Worth international Airport (DFW), George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston and SeaTac International Airport. The photos are a mixture of the three spots.
Yesterday’s new place of the day was the Air Traffic Control Tower at SeaTac Airport. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says “Air traffic controllers earn relatively high pay and have good benefits. Median annual wages of air traffic controllers in May 2008 were $111,870”. Wow. http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos108.htm
It isn’t the best photo that I’ve taken, in fact I made my daughter take it as the car was moving!
Today’s new place is the Sea-Tac airport, with the photo taken from the top floor of the Doubletree Inn (yesterday’s new place). This photo was a happy accident because I was just lost looking for a meeting that I thought was upstarts. It wasn’t, but this lovely view was! Considering the photo was taken with my phone, I thought it came out pretty well 🙂 The photo below was taken the next day with the better camera, though it doesn’t look all that different. The airport is the 18th busiest in the country and is the primary hub for Alaskan Air. When I checked into the airport on my FourSquare App, there were already 43 people checked in there.