OPNLguy
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Earthquake At SEA

Thu Mar 01, 2001 4:45 am

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...

Let's hope that area residents are well...
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SEA Update...

Thu Mar 01, 2001 4:56 am

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.
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Red Panda
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RE: SEA Update...

Thu Mar 01, 2001 5:16 am

can u plz state all the long form for those ATCSS and stuff? thx for the info in the first place. keep us posted thx.

r panda
 
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RE: Earthquake At SEA

Thu Mar 01, 2001 5:19 am

Both runways at SEA now notam'd closed as well as approach control. Temp freqs for anyone out there with scanners...

SEA 02/083 SEA RCO OTS
SEA 02/082 SEA ZSE WA.. SEATTLE APPROACH CONTROL OTS
SEA 02/081 SEA ZSE WA.. SEATTLE APPROACH CONTROL OTS WEF 0102281925
SEA 02/080 SEA TMPA SEE ATCCC MSG
SEA 02/079 SEA TWR OTS
SEA 02/078 SEA 16L/34R CLSD
SEA 02/077 SEA 16R/34L CLSD
SEA 02/068 SEA RTR 121.85 OTS
SEA 02/003 SEA TRACON 263.1 NOW 273.45
SEA 02/001 SEA TRACON 119.5 NOW 125.6
SEA 01/093 SEA TRACON 239.0 VICE 237.5
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RE: Earthquake At SEA

Thu Mar 01, 2001 6:47 am

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.
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BostonBeau
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RE: Earthquake At SEA

Thu Mar 01, 2001 6:48 am

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.