PDX: 5 Things We Love about Portland International Airport

Our “five Things We Love About…” series celebrating cool features and amenities at airports across the usa and the arena keeps nowadays with a go to to Oregon’s Portland International Airport – PDX.

Keep in thoughts that some of the functions we love at PDX can be currently unavailable because of fitness worries. We are confident they may be lower back.

If we have ignored an amenity at PDX that you love, please make a notice inside the remarks segment underneath. 

And let us realize which airports you’d like to see profiled in a destiny episode of  “5 Things We Love About…

five Things We Love About Portland International Airport

1. The film theater at PDX

Portland International Airport is home to a 17 seat, post-safety film theater displaying brief movies by Oregon filmmakers.

A department of Portland’s historic Hollywood Theatre, the Hollywood Theatre at PDX offers a looped collection of free films that trade each quarter.

You can see the films before or after a flight and on line.

Here’s one filmed with just a drone in an effort to get you updated on Portland’s many bridges.

2. PDX Art Program

Artist: Deborah Butterfield

PDX has an intensive permanent and brief artwork application that includes paintings in the course of the terminal, at the airport drive, and out by means of at the MAX mild rail station.

Homage to Flight – with the aid of Miles Pepper

The airport is getting ready to welcome a chief new piece via Jacob Hashimoto within the new Concourse E extension, Southwest Airlines’ new home at PDX.

three. The Live Music at PDX

Musician Doug Shafer

Most each day you could listen and see live music within the PDX terminals.

The musicians are volunteering their time and expertise. So, tip nicely and purchase a souvenir CD if you may.

4. Food carts, coffee, and whiskey at PDX

Portland is serious approximately its coffee, its meals carts, and its spirits.

And tourists can pattern them all at PDX.

In addition to espresso liquids from Pete’s, Starbucks, Stumptown, Portland Coffee Roasters and Blue Star Donuts + Coffee, PDX has both a kiosk and tasting room for Portland-based Westward Whiskey. Hopworks Urban Brewery serves up seasonal and signature beers as well as grasp-n-cross beers.


In addition to many splendid locations to consume, PDX additionally celebrates the nearby food cart scene with a converting array of food-cart venues inside the pre-safety Clocktower Plaza.

five. The purchasing at PDX

Portland International Airport is a extraordinary place to save.

Not handiest is there no sales tax in Oregon, but PDX calls for its vendors to provide avenue pricing.

And, not like many airports in recent times, among the shops are within the pre-protection area.

As an advantage, PDX has branches of many iconic and famous downtown shops, such as Pendleton, Made in Oregon, Powell’s City of Books, Tender Loving Empire, The Real Mother Goose (crafts) and cc McKenzie (footwear and clothing).

Terrazzo floor art – Larry Kirkland

And what approximately PDX’s iconic, a lot-loved, and changed carpet?

According to airport spokeswoman Kama Simonds, “The final remnant of the antique carpet became eliminated from the brink among the vintage and new parts of Concourse E and briefly relocated to the gap underneath Jacob Hashimoto’s artwork till the espresso kiosk opens in that space.”

Once that new coffee kiosk opens the ultimate little bit of the old PDX carpet will removed.

Sad? Yes. But it’s an excellent wager shops at the airport will preserve to inventory carpet-themed souvenirs for a long term to come back.

Did we miss your favored amenity at Portland International Airport (PDX?). Leave a be aware inside the feedback section under. And allow us to recognize, too, which airport you would like us to visit next.

All pix courtesy of Port of Portland

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2 mind on “PDX: five Things We Love approximately Portland International Airport

  1. says:

    Yes, became awaiting a person to deliver up the carpet. We omit it so much!!

  2. Karen says:

    What approximately the iconic carpet?

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