Airport Maps & Terminal Guide
Getting Around the Airport
Portland Airport (PDX) has one main terminal and five commercial airline passenger concourses. The concourse connector, a moving walkway, joins the airport’s South concourses A, B, and C with the North concourses D and E. The concourse connector provides the travelers with easy access to their connecting flight as well as to the airport’s award-winning shops and restaurants throughout the post-security areas of the airport.
There are 12 gates in Concourse A of the PDX airport labelled as A1-A12. Concourse A is served by only one airline: Alaska Airways.
The nearest ATM can be found at the South Service Center near the Concourse A security checkpoint.
To get better oriented, see the Portland Airport Concourse A Map.
There are 03 gates in Concourse B of the PDX airport labelled as B1-3. Concourse B is served by Alaska Airways, PenAir, and SunCountry.
The nearest ATM can be found at the South Service Center near the Concourse B security checkpoint.
To get better oriented, see the Portland Airport Concourse B Map.
There are 26 gates in Concourse C of the PDX airport, forming a u-shaped concourse of the airport. The gates for this concourse are labelled as C1-C13, C15-C19, C20A-20C, C21, C22A&B, and C23A&B. Concourse C is served by Alaska, American, JetBlue, and Southwest.
There are 03 ATMs inside this concourse at gates C1, C3, and C11. An all-users restroom can also be found inside this concourse at gate C3.
To get better oriented, see the Portland Airport Concourse C Map.
There are 15 gates in Concourse D of the PDX airport, forming a u-shaped concourse of the airport. The gates for this concourse are labelled as D1-C15. Concourse D is served by Air Canada, Condor, Delta, Frontier, Hawaiian, Icelandair, Spirit, Virgin America, and Volaris.
There are 02 ATMs inside this concourse at gates D3 and D7 and an all-users restroom inside this concourse at gate D2. This is the only concourse providing currency exchange facilities near gate D11, with daily hours of 7:30 am – 3:30 pm. A lactation room can also be found near gate D2. Concourse D includes a Kids' Play area at gate D7.
To get better oriented, see the Portland Airport Concourse D Map.
There are 13 gates in Concourse E of the PDX airport labelled as E1-13. Concourse E is served by Air Canada, Seaport, and United.
There is a single ATM inside this concourse at gate E4. An all-users restroom can also be found inside this concourse between gates E8 and E9 and a lactation room near gate E8.
To get better oriented, see the Portland Airport Concourse E Map.
Food, Shops & Amenities
There are many options for shopping and dining around the PDX airport. Some notable shops and restaurants include Capers Café Le Bar and Your NorthWest Travel Mart in Concourse B; Sound Balance, Columbia Sportswear Company, and Powell's City of Books in Concourse C; Burgerville and Timberline in Concourse D; and Tillamook and Calliope in Concourse E. The only relaxation spots can be found in Concourse C including the famous Hollywood Theatre.
Link to parking
The security checkpoints at the PDX airport are monitored by the Federal TSA - Transportation Security Administration. Only passengers possessing tickets are allowed to proceed beyond any of the security checkpoints.
There is a security checkpoint before entering any of the five concourses of the airport, however, boarding passes may be checked at ticket counter, check-in stations at the curbside, or self-service kiosks of your airline.
The hours and wait times estimates for each security checkpoint can be found on the Portland International Airport Security Wait Times Page.
There are three airline lounges at the airport. The Alaska Airline Club Lounge can be found inside Concourse C at gate C4, while the airline lounge for Delta Sky Club can be found near gate D7 of Concourse D. Near gate E2 inside Concourse E is the United AirlinesClub Lounge.
International Arrivals & Transfers
Concourse D caters to all international arrivals and connecting flights.
If you are an arriving passenger, you will have to go through the Passport Control checks after which your luggage goes to the U.S. Customs and Agriculture where you can claim it after necessary checks are done.
If you want to catch a connecting flight, your bags are checked at the Baggage Recheck Center after you have cleared U.S. Customs. The luggage then proceeds directly to your connecting flight via Concourse D.
For all passengers, assistance for freign language can be obtained via AT&T at the PDX airport information booths. There are two information booths which can be found in the baggage claim area. Their daily open hours are from 9 am - 5 pm.
- All gates to all the five concourses are accessible under a single roof
- Print your boarding passes beforehand or use electronic boarding passes to save time
- Get all information regarding baggage sizes, airline schedule, curbside pickup/dropoff, or wheelchairs, prior to reaching the airport
- Keep all electronic items in a carry-on
- Read through the TSA guidelines if you have a special medical condition
- While packing, be aware of the TSA and FAA list of prohibited items
- Arrive 02 hours before the flight time for all domestic airlines and 03 hours in advance for all international flights
- Trained service animals are allowed at all times but emotional support animals are only allowed to travel with their owners or if they are being shipped directly. These emotional support animals should be kept inside animal carriers
- Traveling medical marijuana is permissible if carried with a valid Oregon Medical Marijuana card and in legally approved amounts