Sea-Tac Int’l Airport workers line the ramp in front of the Delta Airlines hanger to see the Seahawks depart for Phoenix. Photo credit: KING-5 TV, Seattle
“Before the Seahawks arrived in Arizona, they got a send-off fit for kings as they made the trek from Virginia Mason Athletic Center to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.”
“The Seahawks boarded jets headed for Arizona, where they take on the New England Patriots next Sunday in their quest to repeat as Super Bowl champs.
‘Most amazing sendoff you could ever imagine!’ Tweeted Pete Carroll. ‘We can feel the connection and we are so grateful! We love you #12s!’
‘I love this city and I love this team,’ Russell Wilson tweeted,” quoting KING-5 TV News in Seattle.
Seahawk One operated as Delta Airlines 8872, a Puget Sound-built Boeing built 767-400, which then ferried from Phoenix to Boston to carry the New England Patriots from Boston to Phoenix tomorrow. Delta flight 198 from Seoul, South Korea landed on runway 1-6 Center just prior to the Seahawks One departure to the north on adjacent runway 3-4 Right, which after waving to Seattle, then turned left to the south flying over Bremerton & Tacoma (their aircraft clearly visible from Yelm on a clear Sunday mid-morning.)