Sea-Tac Airport adds three more stations to fill water bottles

In a move to increase passenger convenience, the Port of Seattle has installed three new water bottle filling stations at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

  • Thursday, February 27, 2014 7:48pm
  • Business

In a move to increase passenger convenience, the Port of Seattle has installed three new water bottle filling stations at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

Passengers can say goodbye to awkwardly tipping bottles while chasing water at fountains. The new wall-mounted system use sensors to dispense filtered water.

After emptying liquids pre-security into collection stations, travelers can seamlessly fill up their containers post-security, according to a Port of Seattle press release.  The port has installed  liquid collection stations at three checkpoints for travelers to empty their water bottles.

Numbers back up the fact that travelers are embracing the new amenities. In the first week of use, passengers filled up more than 15,000 times!

The new filling stations are easy to find next to water fountains and share the same plumbing system. In December 2012, the first water filling station, a free-standing unit, was installed in the central terminal.

The water bottle filling stations allow passengers to reuse water containers that would otherwise go to the landfill.

The new water dispensing stations are found in the following locations post-security:


• Across from Gate A-5 near the Africa Lounge

• Across from Gate A-2 north of Checkpoint 2

• At the beginning of the D gates between Checkpoint 4 and Gate D-1

• Also, the original filling station is in the middle of the central terminal food court.

Pre-security, three liquid collection stations allow passengers to empty their water bottles at Checkpoint 2, Checkpoint 3 and between Checkpoint 4 and 5.


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