Portland International Airport (PDX)
Location: The airport is sited 9 miles (14km) from downtown
Time: GMT Â?8 (GMT 7 from March to
The Car Rental Centre on the first floor of the parking garage
has Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise and Hertz offices.
Alamo/National and Thrifty have kiosks outside the CRC.
The airport is also served by taxis and limos, although these
may need to be ordered by telephone. Taxi rates are regulated and
the fare to downtown should be $25. Reputable providers include
Broadway Cab Company (Tel: (503) 227 1234) and Green Cab (Tel:
(503) 252 442).
The airport has several ATMs, a currency exchange bureau, and a
shopping mall called the 'Oregon Market', which includes
restaurants, coffee bars and a pub. There is also a postal service,
information desks and a state-of-the-art conference centre.
Portland International offers ample parking options, including
long-term and economy, in close proximity to the terminal building
with a direct connection to the I-205 highway. Valet parking costs
$10 per hour or $30 per day. Short-term parking starts at $3 per
hour and costs $24 per day. Long-term parking costs $16 per day and
economy parking is just $10 per day.
Departure Tax: None.