Seattle will host President Joe Biden

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SEATTLE — President Joe Biden will continue a West Coast trip by visiting the Seattle area on Friday evening.
After attending campaign events in the San Francisco Bay Area, President Biden is tentatively scheduled to land at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport at 5:50 p.m. PT.
Why is President Biden in Seattle?
When is President Biden in Seattle?
He will be taking off from a Bay Area airport at about 4:10 p.m. PT, per the same site.
What traffic impacts will come with President Biden’s Seattle visit?
However, expect potential closures and delays on major highways shortly after Biden touches down at SEA Airport.
How will SEA Airport be affected by President Biden’s arrival and departure?

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SEATTLE — On Friday night, President Joe Biden will extend his West Coast tour by traveling to the Seattle region.

President Joe Biden is expected to arrive at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport at 5:50 p.m., following his attendance at campaign events in the San Francisco Bay Area. me. PT. The President will spend through Saturday in western Washington.

In light of the president’s upcoming visit to the Emerald City, let’s address some of the most common queries.

President Biden is in Seattle, but why?

Regarding the President’s activities in Seattle, the White House has not provided many details. They verified that he was in the city for campaign events, and last week the Northwest Progressive Institute revealed that invitations to a campaign event on Friday were being sent out by the Biden Victory Fund. Only those who RSVP’d could access the address and additional details.

How long will President Biden be in Seattle?

Friday night at around 5:50 p.m. is the estimated time the President will touch down at SEA Airport. M. according to the Presidential schedule tracker on Roll Call. At approximately 4:10 p.m., he will take off from an airport in the Bay Area. me. PT, according to the identical website.

A temporary flight restriction is in place over a large portion of the Puget Sound region by the Federal Aviation Administration starting at 5:15 p.m. M. till 2:45 p.m. PT on Friday. me. On Saturday. Biden is expected to depart from SEA sometime on Saturday afternoon, as the White House confirmed he would also be attending a campaign reception in the area on Saturday.

What effects on traffic is President Biden’s visit to Seattle expected to have?

The public rarely receives much information about the route taken by the president’s convoy from the White House or the Secret Service due to security concerns. Nevertheless, soon after Biden lands at SEA Airport, major highways may experience delays and closures.

Interstate 90’s westbound lanes were temporarily closed in response to President Biden’s most recent visit to Seattle. Depending on where Biden travels for his campaign event, multiple major roads, such as Interstate 5 or 405 may also be closed. For updates on Friday and Saturday, visit the press release websites and social media pages of the Washington State Patrol and the Washington State Department of Transportation.

What effects will President Biden’s coming and going have on SEA Airport?

Anyone planning to fly into or out of SEA on Friday evening is advised to make advance plans and anticipate delays, according to an airport spokesperson. According to policy, the airport must cease all operations thirty minutes prior to Air Force One’s landing and thirty minutes following it.

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