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Portland International Airport

General information

Portland International Airport is Oregon’s only international airport, responsible for 90% of all passenger flights in the US state of Oregon. The airport’s official name is Portland International Airport (PDX), not to be confused with Portland International Jetport in Portland, Maine on the east coast of the United States. Portland International Airport is known as one of the best airports in the United States and serves as a hub for Alaska Airlines.


Where is Portland International Airport situated?

The airport is located on the banks of the Columbia River, northeast of Portland (State of Oregon) and southeast of Vancouver (State of Washington). Vancouver is the largest suburb of Portland in Oregon. Portland International Airport is accessible by car via Interstate 5 and Interstate 205.

How many terminals does Portland International Airport have?

The airport has a terminal consisting of a central hall and four piers/concourses. You can reach the boarding gates in Concourse B and Concourse C via the Southern Security Checkpoint. The boarding gates in Concourse D and Concourse E can be reached via the Northern Security Checkpoint. South Terminal (B and C) and North Terminal (D and E) are connected after security through the ‘Concourse Connector’. The Arrivals hall (Bag Claim) of Portland International Airport is located on the ground floor, the Departures hall (Ticketing & Check-In) is on the first floor.

Airport Map



The distance from Portland International Airport to the centre of Portland is 19 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Portland.

From PDX Airport to Portland City centre by Car
19 km
25 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Portland International Airport by public transport. Visit the Portland International Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Portland International Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Portland is about $ 45.-. Book your taxi at Portland International Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From PDX Airport to Portland City centre by Taxi
19 km
25 min
$ 45.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Portland International Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Enterprise, Hertz, National (Enterprise Holdings), Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Budget, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Portland International Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Portland International Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Portland International Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Portland International Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Portland International Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Portland International Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Alaska Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • United Airlines
  • Air Canada


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Portland International Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hampton Inn Portland Airport, Portland

Featuring a free airport shuttle service, this hotel offers guest rooms with free Wi-Fi. Portland International Airport is 2 km away. Cable TV with pay-per-view options are provided in each room at the Hampton Inn Portland Airport.


Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Airport at Cascade Station, Portland

This hotel offers free Wi-Fi. From the on-site MAX Light Rail station, downtown Portland is minutes away. The Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Airport at Cascade Station has large suites with separate sleeping and living areas.


Red Lion Hotel Portland Airport, Portland

Offering a free transfer service to the Portland International Airport 3 miles away. All guest rooms include free Wi-Fi.

Hotels in Portland

Looking for the best hotels in Portland? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Canopy by Hilton Portland Pearl District, Portland

Set a 4-minute walk from Powell's City of Books, Canopy By Hilton Portland Pearl District provides rooms with air conditioning in Portland. Located in the Pearl District, the hotel is .8 km from Voodoo Doughnuts.


The Paramount Hotel Portland, Portland

Positioned in the heart of downtown Portland, Oregon, this hotel is adjacent to Director Park and Fox Tower. It is within 3 blocks of the Portland Art Museum and 10 minutes' walk from Providence Park. An on-site restaurant is featured.


The Benson Portland, Curio Collection by Hilton, Portland

Located in Portland city center, this historic Oregon hotel is 12 miles from Portland International Airport. Offering on-site dining and a 24-hour gym, this hotel boasts elegant rooms with free WiFi.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Portland International Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Hop-On Hop-Off Gray Line Pink Trolley Tour - 1 Day Ticket

See the best of Portland with a 1-day or 2-day ticket for the vintage style trolley bus. Hop-on and off at 13 stops through historic downtown, and take a stroll in the world famous Rose Test Garden. Marvel at Portland’s natural beauty.


Portland: 2.5 Hour Dinner Cruise Through Downtown

Discover the wonders of Downtown Portland on this scenic 2.5 hour cruise. Enjoy a three-course dinner, then soak up the sights of the city as you listen to live piano music.

Tour & transport

Oregon Coast Day Tour: Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock

Explore Oregon’s coastline and discover unforgettable vistas of the Pacific and its wide sandy beaches. Stroll through the region's old-growth forests and quaint beach towns, home to artists.


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