Passenger Information

International Flights

For flights to and from Canada, both the US and Canadian governments require passenger information in advance of travel. Please have the following information available for all passengers when you make your reservation:

  • Full legal name as used on passport
  • Date of birth
  • Citizenship
  • Passport ID
  • Passport expiration date
  • Duration of stay in Canada
  • Any goods to declare

Please note that passports are required for air travel: neither the enhanced government ID, nor the NEXUS card, are valid for air travel.

More information from the US State Department's Canada page.

Passenger Terminal

Seattle Seaplanes is located at the southeast corner of Lake Union in Seattle, at 1325 Fairview
Ave E.


Free parking is available at Seattle Seaplanes, and modest pay parking is also available nearby.

Public Transportation

Seattle Seaplanes is served by Metro bus routes 70, 71, 72, and 73, and is located one-quarter mile north of the Lake Union Streetcar.

Check-in Time

Please check in for your flight at least 15 minutes in advance of your departure time.


Please limit your baggage to 25 pounds (11.4 kilos)


Please confirm your reservation at least 48 hours in advance of departure. There is a 48-hour notice of cancellation required on charter flights, and a 24-hour notice of cancellation required on scenic and instructional flights.

Note. We operate during daylight hours only.


Seattle Seaplanes is located at the southeast corner of Lake Union in Seattle. Visit us year-round from 8 a.m. until sunset Monday through Saturday, and from 9 a.m. until sunset on Sundays. We’ve been flying from Lake Union in Seattle for over 30 years! Contact us now and begin your Seaplane adventure today!