OPNLguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Posted (14 years 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 846 times:
6.2 quake at Seattle at approx 1855UTC...
ATCSCC ADVZY 043 SEA/BFI/ZSE 02/28/01 SEA/BFI GROUND STOP
DESTINATION AIRPORTS: SEA/BFI
FACILITIES INCLUDED: ALL
EXPECT UPDATE: 2100Z
REASON: EARTHQUAKE, SEA APPROACH/SEA/BFI TOWER PERSONNEL HAVE EVACUATED
REMARKS: ATCSCC WILL UPDATE AS MORE INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE
Lots of diversions ensuing, to GEG, PDX, BOI, SLC, and just about everywhere else you can think of...
OPNLguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (14 years 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 804 times:
Now reportedly a 7.0.....
ATCSCC ADVZY 044 SEA/ZSE EARTHQUAKE AFFECTING SEA
DUE TO EARTHQUAKE AT SEA, THERE ARE NO OPERATIONS AT SEA. NO DEPARTURES, NO ARRIVALS. THE SEA TOWER HAS BEEN EVACUATED AS WELL AS BFI AND RNT TOWERS. SEA TRACON IS IN THE PROCESS OF RELOCATING TO
SEA CENTER. SEATTLE ARTCC HAS ASSUMED RESPONSIBLITY FOR SEATAC AIRSPACE. THERE IS NO ESTIMATE AT THIS TIME AS TO WHEN OPERATIONS
WILL RESUME. ATCSCC WILL UPDATE AS INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.
Singapore_Air From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 13747 posts, RR: 19
Reply 4, posted (14 years 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 754 times:
Major earthquake hits Seattle -- Airport Closed
Seattle - 28FEB2001 (AirlineBiz.Com) A major earthquake has hit
the Seattle area. The earthquake of a 6.4 magnitude was felt as
far away as Salt Lake City. According to reports, the Sea-Tac
airport has been closed due to structural damage to the control
tower. For this and other
From the chat room, someone said the windows blew out.
BostonBeau From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 467 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (14 years 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 747 times:
I'm watching the feed from KING on MSNBC...and apparently the glass has all blown out of the control tower cab at Sea-Tac. The FAA is making available a portable tower (in a trailer) and Sea-Tac expects to be open after 24 hours.