Portland PDX Airport Overview
PDX Airport, located on Airport Road, off Interstate Hwy 205, and a half-hour drive from downtown Portland, is also accessible by the MAX light rail service connecting it to downtown Portland in under 40 minutes. Over-the-roadway signs advise passengers of traffic congestion, parking availability & important announcements.
With three runways and an estimated 15 million passengers a year, Portland International Airport is hub to Alaska Airlines & Horizon, and is served by major airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.
As of Oct. 5, 2016, PenAir started daily service to the Crater Lake-Klamath Regional airport at Klamath Falls, Oregon.
Up to May 22, 2017 Alaska Airlines offers daily flights to Milwaukee
Up to June 6, 2017 Alaska Airlines offers daily flights to Baltimore
Starting August 18, 2017, Alaska Airline offers yearound flights to Albuquerque.
NOTE: passener pickup location has changed: Arriving passengers from D/E gates: at North end ; arriving passengers from A,B & C gates ae at south end of the terminal.
Portland International Airport has one large passenger terminal with Concourses A - E.
Present and future Airport developments:
- During 2016 the following projects are to be completed: Federal Inspection Station remodel work, new canopies, new security access control system, and relocation & expansion of north & south security checkpoint exit lanes, and new passenger waiting area added.
- Between 2016 & 2017, ongoing efforts are to balance passengers between north & south sides: Construction starts in Fall 2016 to extend Concourse E by 210 feet and build new ground loading facilities. The two largest carriers Alaska & Southwest will switch concourses.