Portland International Airport (PDX)
(Portland, Oregon - OR, USA)
The main air hub for the state of Oregon, Portland International Airport (PDX) serves the northwest of the state, as well as southwest Washington. The airport can be found just 9 miles / 14 km to the northeast of downtown Portland, on the southerly banks of the Columbia River, and close to Government Island, Maywood Park, McLoughlin Heights and also the Portland International Center
This is a particularly user-friendly facility and handles around 14.5 million passengers per year, with busy months seeing almost 1.5 million passengers and over 8,000 arriving civil flights. Portland Airport offers direct connections to major cities throughout the United States and direct international flights to Canada, Mexico, Germany and Japan, with the main airlines including Alaska Airlines, Horizon Air and Southwest Airlines, all of which have a market share of around 18 percent.
There are excellent transport options available at Portland International Airport (PDX), connecting downtown Portland, Chinatown and the trendy Hawthorne district. The TriMet public bus service runs into the city centre, as does the Gray Line Airport Express Bus, while several shuttle operations also run to town. Portland Airport is also served by the TriMet MAX light rail, hotel courtesy shuttles and taxis, which are operated by Broadway, Green Cabs, Radio Cabs and the Portland Taxi Company.
About Portland Tourism
Portland is situated on the border with Washington in the northwest of the state of Oregon. The largest city in the whole of Oregon, Portland is often known as the nation's microbrew capital. Must-see sights include the Tom McCall Waterfront Park and the beautiful Rose Garden, while the Pearl District is known for its art galleries, shopping and trendy restaurants. The northwesterly downtown 'Cultural' district is renowned for its coffee shops, pubs and artistic attractions, such as the Portland Art Museum and a number of theaters.
Portland Airport (PDX) is surrounded by spectacular scenery, in particular the snowcapped Mount Hood, which provides a stunning natural backdrop to the southeast. Government Island, Lemon Island and the suburbs of Camas, Gresham and Troutdale are all also nearby.
Portland International Airport (PDX):|
|Address: 7000 NE Airport Way, Portland, Oregon, OR, 97218, USA |
|Airport Code: PDX
Tel: +1 503 460 4234
Fax: +1 503 460 4124