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Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Emergency Evacuation Plan Table of Contents

Purpose.................................................................................................................................................................... 3 Assumptions............................................................................................................................................................ 3 Concept of Operations ............................................................................................................................................ 4 Spontaneous Evacuations................................................................................................................................... 4 Deliberate Evacuations ...................................................................................................................................... 5 Communication ....................................................................................................................................................... 6 Organization and Assignment of Responsibilities .................................................................................................. 6 Plan Development and Maintenance ................................................................................................................. 6 Staff Responsibilities ......................................................................................................................................... 6 Assembly Areas ...................................................................................................................................................... 7 Map of Emergency Assembly Areas ...................................................................................................................... 8 AOA Evacuation Requirements .............................................................................................................................. 9 Repopulation ........................................................................................................................................................... 9 Shelter-in-Place ....................................................................................................................................................... 9 Dependant Populations ......................................................................................................................................... 10 Areas of Refuge/Rescue Assistance...................................................................................................................... 10 Map of Areas of Refuge/Rescue Assistance ......................................................................................................... 11 MES Locations................................................................................................................................................. 12-13 Authorities and References ................................................................................................................................... 14 Glossary ................................................................................................................................................................ 14

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Emergency Evacuation Plan Purpose

The purpose of this document is to provide direction for the orderly and coordinated evacuation of employees, passengers and customers of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. This evacuation plan was created in support of the Airport Emergency Plan and is necessary to ensure the safety of both employees and the traveling public during an emergent event. Events of this nature include, but are not limited to, an act of terrorism, earthquake, fire, bomb threat, power outage, or plane crash. An evacuation may be for a single work area or for the entire the airport. Once the airport has been evacuated, neither personnel, nor passengers will be permitted to return without the authorization of the Incident Commander. This document combines reference material provided by the Port of Seattle (POS), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Occupational Safety Health and Environment (OSHE), and other airport tenants.

Assumptions The Port of Seattle Fire Department (POSFD) is responsible to conduct evacuations of any portion of the airport in response to hazards threatening the safety of any persons on airport property. The Port of Seattle Police Department (POSPD) is responsible to conduct evacuations of any portion of the airport in response to hazards threatening the security of any persons on airport property. TSA or other Federal Enforcement Agencies, in response to a security breach or other threat to commercial aviation, may direct the complete or partial evacuation of the main terminal, satellite terminals, or other secure portions of the airport. Tenants of the Port of Seattle are required to assist in the evacuation of the airport when directed by the POSFD or the POSPD. Evacuations of the airport may be partial or complete, and may be planned or occur as a result of a no notice life-threatening event, such as an earthquake or explosion. The location that needs to be evacuated will be determined on a case-by-case basis. Pre-designated evacuation areas may not be suitable in all instances. When this occurs alternate safe locations will be announced. Evacuees should be assembled at least 500 feet from the incident site and should not be allowed to hinder emergency vehicle access.

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Emergency Evacuation Plan Assumptions (cont) Self evacuation may result in non designated areas proceeding a catastrophic event Special attention will be given to dependant populations Some will avoid order to evacuate

Concept of Operations We will use the Incident Command System to manage evacuations. Employees, tenants and passengers must evacuate any location that is found to be hazardous or is projected to be unsafe, and move to the nearest assembly area. Port of Seattle Fire and Police, assisted by other workgroups and agencies, will aid others in evacuation or may provide perimeter security to prevent unauthorized entry to the hazardous area. There will be two types of evacuation: Spontaneous and Deliberate Spontaneous Evacuations Spontaneous evacuations will occur when immediate life threatening incidents occur without warning, such as natural disasters, fires, explosions, actual or perceived acts of terrorism, both domestic and international, or other no-notice hazardous events. POS employees, tenants and passengers will immediately evacuate their location to the nearest assembly area as shown on the Evacuation Map. POS employees, tenants and TSA will assist with both directing passengers to assembly areas as well as containment of passengers as needed POS employees and tenants will alert others at their work station to evacuate Incident Command (IC), or Unified Command (UC) will be established within a safe distance of the incident location, and the Emergency Coordination Center (ECC) will be stood up in support of the IC/UC, if needed. The ECC will notify King County ECC. POS employees, tenants and passengers will remain at the assembly area until relocated by POSPD, TSA or other competent authority

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Emergency Evacuation Plan Assumptions during Spontaneous Evacuations Large numbers of people will seek escape from the immediate danger area by any exit, including ramp doors and doors leading to secure areas, regardless of whether they are authorized to enter/exit into these areas There may not be an announcement for an evacuation due to the immediacy and severity of the incident The Sterile Area, Secured Identification Display Area (SIDA), and possibly Airport Operations Area (AOA) may likely be contaminated by unsecured people in a spontaneous evacuation Passengers may leave bags/belongings behind during life safety events and should be encouraged not to bring large items with them

Deliberate Evacuations Deliberate evacuations will be in response to hazardous or potentially hazardous conditions that are not recognized by the occupants of the airport as immediately life threatening but requires an evacuation to ensure their safety and security. Examples of this are bomb threats, suspected Improvised Explosive Devices (IED), small fires, hazardous chemical spills and commercial airplane crashes on the ramp. Evacuations are directed by the POSFD, POSPD, or the Incident Command organization responsible for the event Evacuations may be for a single work location, multiple locations/sections of the airport, or the entire airport Incident Commanders must take care to ensure that hazards on one level or floor of the airport are evaluated to determine if the hazard extends to other floors. If so, these floors must also evacuate, and possibly have the HVAC disabled.

Deliberate evacuations will be coordinated by Incident Command or Unified Command. The IC/UC will determine the area(s) to be evacuated, the perimeter of the evacuated area, and the location to which evacuees will assemble. When requested, POS workgroups, TSA and others will provide personnel to assist in the evacuation and for perimeter security When directed, POS employees, tenants and passengers will evacuate their locations and proceed to the designated area shown on the evacuation map, unless directed otherwise by

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Emergency Evacuation Plan

POSFD, POSPD, TSA Management, or other competent authority. The evacuees will remain at the assembly area until directed to by POSFD, POSPD or other competent authority. At no time will POS employees, tenants, or passengers move in or around active air operations. Communication Incident Command will direct the content and delivery method of all communications. Airport Staff and customers may receive information through one or more of the following notification methods: Fire Alarm Emergency Strobes and Audible Signals Public Address Announcement in the terminal controlled by the Airport Communications Center (ACC) Master Evacuation System (MES) - controlled by dispatch (911 center) and accessible at other points throughout the airport Hand-held bullhorns - located in the Airport Office Building (AOB) and at each of the security checkpoints Face-to-Face contact

Note: Airlines will refrain from making any announcements through the public address system at the boarding gates or ticket counters unless instructed from the established IC.

Organization and Assignment of Responsibilities Plan Development and Maintenance The Port of Seattle will use the National Incident Management System (NIMS) format whenever possible when developing new or updating existing plans. This plan will be revisited annually by Emergency Management to ensure it is kept current. Staff Responsibilities Airport staff will assist when possible in the evacuation process. It is important to assist the traveling public in finding exit routes and avoiding hazards. Staff should be familiar with the building layout and exit routes from their area to the nearest assembly area locations. Staff should also ensure they are familiar with the location of the closest fire alarm pull stations, exit routes, and telephones.

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Emergency Evacuation Plan Assembly Areas Several assembly areas inside and outside the secure area of the airport have been designated for gathering of evacuees. Once at an assembly area, POS employees, tenants and passengers will not depart the location without direction from Incident Command. The IC/UC will coordinate for the return of employees from the assembly areas. Location Main Terminal (North) Main Terminal (South) Parking Garage/Toll Plaza A Concourse Assembly Area North Cruise Ship Lot South Ground Transportation (GT) Lot East side of garage exit/Over Height Parking Lot A-6 A-14 (end) B Concourse B-4 B-9 C Concourse C-3 Between C 10 & 12 D Concourse Ramp Area between C and D concourses D-11 CTE North Satellite South CTE stairs and North CTE stairs N-6 between gates N-12 and N-13 South Satellite (SS) Between gates S-5 & S-6 S-16 SS - STS SS - FIS S-9 S-16 (a/b)

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Emergency Evacuation Plan Map of Emergency Assembly Areas

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Emergency Evacuation Plan AOA Evacuation Requirements

Evacuation onto the AOA should be avoided whenever possible. Should it be determined that this evacuation location is necessary, it must be coordinated with IC, the Airport Duty Manager (ADM), Seattle Ramp Tower, the Airport Traffic Control Tower (ATCT), POSFD, POSPD, POS Operations and POS Security departments. People should be removed from the AOA as soon as possible and all evacuees kept under positive control while on the AOA to prevent injury, interference with aircraft movement and security violations.

Repopulation Repopulation of the evacuated area(s) will not begin until directed by IC. TSA will occupy and secure security checkpoints and workstations, exits, and other locations as determined by IC/UC TSA or POS will confirm all doors leading from the sterile areas are secured properly prior to repopulation POSPD, with the assistance of TSA, will ensure the Sterile Area has been cleared POS employees, tenants and passengers that were evacuated to the secure side of the airport will be security screened prior to entering the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in order for TSA to re-secure the Sterile Area Security screening operations will not commence until the Federal Security Director or designee authorizes the resumption of security screening activities Airline, concession and other tenant employees will be screened occur prior to passengers Airlines need to provide updated flight schedules to TSA so passengers can be processed through the checkpoints

Shelter-in-Place "Shelter-in-place" means to take immediate shelter where you areat workusually for not more than a few hours. Additionally, a situation may require individuals to be relocated within a building but not evacuated from the structure. This is also considered shelter in-place. If it has been deemed that it is unsafe for POS employees and tenants to exit their workplace, a shelterin-place order will be issued. All window coverings should be drawn and shut as the situation requires. Doors should be shut and secured. All unnecessary lights should be shut off. At this time, you are not expected to proceed in your daily operations unless they are critical to the continued operations of the

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airport. All employees are encouraged to have 3 days of medication, supplies, food, toiletries, and warm clothing at their work stations at all times. Dependant Populations Special consideration must be given to passengers and employees with restricted capabilities, as they may need assistance in the event of an emergency evacuation. Be reminded that elevators may not be in use. Solely for the purpose of ensuring safe evacuation, the Emergency Preparedness team is asking employees to determine for him/herself whether or not he/she will need evacuation assistance. If emergency evacuation assistance is needed, please be certain that your supervisor is aware of your request by informing him/her verbally. The Port also requests that you inform the Airport Emergency Manager that you have requested assistance during an evacuation so that planning is done to ensure you are evacuated. Area of Refuge or Rescue Assistance An area of refuge is defined as a location in a building designed to hold occupants during a fire or other emergency, when evacuation may not be safe or possible. Occupants that need special assistance, because they cannot safely evacuate on their own, can wait in these predetermined areas there until rescued by firefighters.
Location Refuge Area (in front of Restroom Facilities unless otherwise stated)

Main Terminal (North) Main Terminal (South) Main Terminal (Mezzanine) A Concourse B Concourse C Concourse D Concourse CTE North Satellite South Satellite (SS)

Between Checkpoints 4 and 5 Next to Checkpoint #2 Copenhagen Conference Room Between Gates A-11 and A-12 Next to B-8 Next to C-3 Between Gates D-5 and D-6 Next to Made in Washington Store Next to Food Court Next to Food Court

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Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Emergency Evacuation Plan Master Evacuation System (MES)

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The Master Evacuation System, MES, is the portion of the airports fire alarm system which provides audible and visual notification of an emergency situation. The MES covers all public areas of the terminal and is broken down into the zones listed below. Main Terminal A Concourse South Terminal Area POS Office Tower B Concourse C Concourse D Concourse South Satellite North Satellite

From the 9-1-1 center in the C4 facility or the backup 9-1-1 center on the 4th floor of the parking garage: the fire dispatcher can select any of these areas, then either select a pre-recorded digital message or tone or make a live voice announcement. From the Fire Control room at gate A3: Firefighters can select the following zones: A Concourse, South Terminal and/or POS Office Tower, then either select a pre-recorded digital message or tone or make a live voice announcement. Microphone stations are located in the main terminal in locked cabinets. Any of these microphones will broadcast to the entire main terminal. Microphone stations are also located in each of the satellites in locked cabinets. Any of these microphones will broadcast to all of its respective satellite.

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Emergency Evacuation Plan MES Locations (backup system located in parking garage)
Ticketing (x3) Behind AA ticket counter Baggage (x2) Near Bag Claim 9 Satellites (x2each) North concourse level across from bar North train level by elevator Across from Dish DLish Next to Alaska Kiosks (across from Vintage WA) Bag Claim 12/Door MT3050B South mezz lvl - across from Club Intl South concourse level near restroom

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Note: Fire Control Room A3 Rampside controls Gina Marie Lindsey (GML) Hall and AOB

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Emergency Evacuation Plan Authorities and References Seattle Tacoma International Airport Emergency Plan Airport Emergency Plan Advisory Circulars Airport Security Plan (ASP, Sensitive Security Information - SSI) Other Airport Evacuation Plans Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Customs and Border Protection Port of Seattle Police, Maintenance, AOB, C4, CTE

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Glossary Assembly Area A designated area where evacuees may assemble until provided direction by responsible authorities. Multiple assembly areas are designated to reduce travel distance for evacuees CTE Central Terminal Expansion Emergency Evacuation The departure of occupants from a portion or all of the building due to an emergency situation posing immediate danger to life safety Exit A route from occupied areas of the building to the exterior FIS Federal Inspection System Incident Command - The Incident Commander is the person responsible for all aspects of an emergency response; including quickly developing incident objectives, managing all incident operations, application of resources as well as responsibility for all persons involved Occupant Any person in a building during an emergency: occupant includes all persons employed at the Airport and the traveling or general public Public Address System A system of speakers for general public announcements to the traveling public, staff and other building occupants SIDA Secured Identification Display Area this area includes both the Secured Area and the AOA. Staff Any persons employed within the buildings covered by this Plan Sterile Area this area provides passengers access to boarding aircraft. This area is accessed primarily through the checkpoints and is confined to the upper area of the concourse for passengers. STS South Transit System