Red airport dot

I wanted to do a flight from KSEA to KSFO but KSEA has a red dot in the center does anyone know what this is?

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That means that visibility isn’t good

The airport dot colors show the basic weather information at the airfield.

View the breakdown here:

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Green - VFR (Visual Flight Rules) more than 5 Nautical Miles of Visibility, Ceiling is greater that 3,000 Feet AGL.


Blue - MVFR (Marginal Visual Flight Rules) 3-5 Nautical Miles of Visibility, Ceilings are between 1,000 Feet and 3,000 Feet AGL.


Pink - IFR (Instrument Flight Rules) 3-1 Nautical Mile of Visibility, Ceilings are between 500 Feet and 1,000 Feet AGL.


Red - LIFR (Low Instrument Flight Rules) <1 Nautical Mile of Visibility, Ceiling is below 500 Feet.

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Isn’t Seattle ALWAYS foggy?

^ Thats What it means btw

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Thanks alot guys. Fly safe!

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It’s a bad thing. You’ll be using your instruments to fly in

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