Widely known as the City of Roses, Portland is a scenic metropolis of the Marine northwest. Expedia.ca brings you the best deals on flights to Portland so that you can experience this marvelous vacation destination. Because of its network of public transportation and efficient land use, it is known as one of the most environmentally conscious cities in the United States. The city offers plenty of activities for both the lone traveler and family vacations, including the Oregon Zoo at Washington Park, where visitors can traverse the world of wild (and mild) animals. Tourists can then explore Powell’s City of Books, the world’s largest new and used book vendor, located at 1003 W Burnside Street – just a short walk or Metro ride away from major hotels. Make sure to bring your walking shoes; the store covers an entire city block!
Best Time to Book Portland Flights
Portland’s climate varies from wet and mild winters to warm and dry summers. Events and festivals in Portland are scheduled year-round, offering a feel for local culture, history and the entertainment venues. Inside celebrations of movies and art occur during the winter months of January and February. Outdoor festivals and the Farmers Market are the highlight of the spring, summer and fall. Whichever season you choose to visit this unique destination, Expedia.ca can help you find affordable airfare to Portland any time of year!
Airport, Terminal & Transfer Info
Portland International Airport (IATA: PDX, ICAO: KPDX, FAA LID: PDX) is a joint civil and military airport. PDX handles the bulk of cargo and passenger travel for the state of Oregon. The airport is located south of the Columbia River in Multnomah County, northeast of downtown. There are direct connections to many international airports in the United States, as well as Japan, Canada and the Netherlands. Airline carriers providing service at PDX include SkyWest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Horizon Air, SeaPort Airlines and Flightcraft. Amenities including fast food restaurants, gift shops and wireless hotspots are located throughout the terminals. PDX also features a contemporary Conference Center that is available for sales meetings, workshops and award banquets and rival the best offered by major hotels. Transportation is available via taxi or car service with the interstate just minutes away. Likewise, light rail, courtesy of the MAX Red Line, operated by TriMet links passengers to downtown Portland with ease and convenience.