Sea-Tac Airport Sees Increase in Ramp Accidents

April 22, 2019
An airport chart shown to the Port of Seattle Commission on April 16th, showed airfield ground incidents going from 88 in 2014 to 310 in 2018.

Sea-Tac Airport is working to fight in a major increase in the number of ground incidents and accidents going on below your airport window seat. 

Often referred to as "ramp rash," the incidents have ranged from simple scrapes to vehicles coming into contact with walls or movable jet-ways, to baggage tugs and vehicle collisions and even some broken limbs.  

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