Air Mobility Command-Patriot Express
SEATTLE-TACOMA INTL / AMC PASSENGER GATEWAY
Website: www.amc.af.mil/amctravel // Email Address: Seattle.Gateway@us.af.mil
Operating Hours: 0700-1600, 7 days a week evenings on the nights of departures.
Phone : 253-982-3504 Fax: 253-982-3243 Recording: 253-982-0555
After 0100 on nights of flights please call 253-508-9547
• SeaTac only has departures to Japan and Korea as follows:
-Sunday: Misawa, Osan
-Tuesday: Yokota, Osan
-Thursday: Yokota, Iwakuni, Kadena
See the SeaTac Patriot Express Flier (as of Mar 15) - contains generic schedule and Space-A Roll Call info. Roll Call Time can be 0430 or 0530 based on time of year (due to Daylight Savings Time). NOTE - KUNSAN was dropped from the routes in October 2013
SEATTLE-TACOMA (SEA-TAC) INTL GATEWAY
AMC flights in/out of SEA-TAC serve bases in Japan and Korea exclusively. Check-in counters for duty passengers are located adjacent to HAWAIIAN AIRLINES. Check-in time begins 6 hrs prior to departure. Duty passengers must be in line No Later Than (NLT) 3 hrs 20 mins prior to scheduled departure. Space-A roll calls are conducted 3 hrs prior to departure at counters on the ticketing level. Currently, all departures are scheduled between 08:30L and 08:50L PDT on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.
SEA-TAC AREA LODGING (partial listing)
Best Western: 425-226-1812 Clarion: 206-242-0200 (pets) Comfort Inn: 206-878-1100
Double Tree: 506-246-8600 Holiday Inn: 206-248-1000 La Quinta: 206-241-5211(pets)
Radisson: 206-244-6666(pets) Ramada Limited: 206-244-8800(pets) Red Lion: 206-246-9733(pets)
Red Roof Inn: 206-248-0981(pets)
BORDER CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS
Please ensure you have all required documents prior to show times (i.e., ID, passports, orders, etc.). To travel, active duty military require Military ID, civilians require passports and dependents aged 10 & over require dependent ID cards. Requirements are NOT negotiable. Also, duty passengers must provide a copy of their PCS/travel orders at check-in. U.S. Department of State Seattle Passport Office: 206-808-5700.
Foreign Clearance Guide: www.fcg.pentagon.mil/fcg/fcg.htm
All passengers are allowed 2 free checked bags (70 lbs each, 140 lbs total). Size limit is 62 linear inches. Duty passengers are allowed excess baggage, but fees apply. Tariff rate is currently $116 for each excess bag/$116 for each overweight bag. Some exceptions apply. Note: tariff rate subject to change without notice.
Each passenger is permitted to hand-carry one article (small luggage, garment bag, backpack, etc.) and one personal item (cosmetic case, purse, briefcase, small box, package, etc.) for storage in the passenger cabin area. The weight of these items shall not be considered as part of the passenger’s baggage authorization. Hand-carried items shall be no larger than 45 linear inches and must fit under the passenger’s seat or in the overhead compartment.
For carry-on/checked prohibited items guidance see: http://www.tsa.gov
Space-A Head Tax: $16.10 per person
Pet Fees: 0-70 lbs = $116, 71-140 lbs = $232, 141-150 lbs (max) = $348
The USO Northwest’s Sea-Tac Center at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport provides military members and their families with these amenities.
Food & Beverages
• Coffee & Tea
• CAC Readers
• Charging Stations
• Computers & Laptops
• DSN Phone
• Fax Machines
Multimedia & Gaming
• TV & Cable
• Xbox One
Rest & Relaxation
• Beds & Bunks
• Board & Table Games
• Children’s Play Area
• Event & Sports Tickets
• Playing Cards
Travel Services & Gifts
• Flight Time Boards
• Greeting Cards
• Information Desk
• Local Information
• Lost & Found
• Luggage Storage
• Open 24 Hours
• Transportation Information
Please reference and utilize the links provided below.