Federal Way Link Extension

Building light rail further into south King County
Map of the area surrounding Federal Way Link Extension

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This project extends light rail from Angle Lake Station in the city of SeaTac to the Federal Way Transit Center. The 7.8-mile extension includes three stations in Kent/Des Moines near Highline College, South 272nd Street and the Federal Way Transit Center. All three stations add parking for a total of 3,200 spaces along the route.


  • Open: 2026
  • Length: 7.8 miles, 3 stations
  • Service: Every 6-8 minutes in peak hours
  • Projected travel times:
    • Federal Way Transit Center to Sea-Tac Airport: 15 minutes
    • Kent/Des Moines to downtown Seattle: 42 minutes
  • Projected ridership: 29,000 – 34,000 daily riders by 2026