There are 98 airports in Oregon that the public can use. The airports in Oregon are the gateway to the thriving tourism industry in the state. The airports in Oregon have the latest in aviation technology and provide friendly assistance to the passengers.
There are two international airports in Oregon. These are the Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport at Medford and the Portland International Airport at Portland.
Portland International Airport
Portland International Airport Photo by Shutterstock
Portland International Airport (PDX) is a joint civil-military airport and the largest airport in the Oregon
which accounts for 90% of passenger travel and more than 95% of air cargo in the state. It is
located within Portland's city limits just south of the Columbia River in Multnomah County,
six miles) by air and 12 miles by highway northeast of downtown Portland.
The Portland International Airport at Portland sees more than a million passengers walk through its gates annually. The airport offers many amenities and services such as free WiFi service, a well-equipped business center, restaurants and many retail shops. The airport has wheel chair service and blind assists to help people with disabilities. The airport also has TTY phones, visual paging, easy and accessible parking and accessible parking. The airlines that serve at this airport are American Airlines, Mexicana, Big Sky, Lufthansa, Alaska Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Express, Hawaiian Airlines, US Airways, Horizon Air, Air Canada Jazz, Continental Airlines and Jet Blue Airways.
Eugene Airport Photo by KVAL
Eugene Airport (EUG), also called as Mahlon Sweet Field, is a public airport
located seven miles northwest of Eugene, in Lane County, Oregon. Owned and operated by the City of Eugene, it is the fifth-largest airport in the Pacific Northwest
Region. The terminal building has "A" gates on the upper level and "B" gates, ticketing, and baggage claim
located on the lower level
The Eugene Airport at Eugene is one of the important regional airports in Oregon. The airport offers amenities and services to make the journey a smooth one for the passengers. Some of these are ATMs, restaurants, bars and grilles, a news and gifts shop and special assistance for people with disabilities including wheel chair service and TDY phones. The airlines that serve the airport are Horizon Air, United Express, Delta Airlines, and America West Airlines.
Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport
C5 Aircraft landing at Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport
Rogue Valley International–Medford Airport (MFR) is an international airport
located three miles north of downtown Medford, in Jackson County, Oregon. Owned and operated by Jackson County's Aviation Authority, the airport serves southwest Oregon.
Initially named Medford–Jackson County Airport, it was renamed to Rogue Valley International–Medford Airport
when it became an international airport in 1994.
The airport includes 905 acres at an elevation of 1,335 feet. The single runway runway is 14/32, is 8,800 by 150 feet made of asphalt.
The airport has a recently constructed 110,000 sq ft terminal building built for
additional expansion, which was completed in 2009. The new terminal has an observation deck on the second floor, a restaurant for screened and unscreened passengers, loading bridges
on the second story.
Additionally, a new $3.6 million, 100-foot-tall control tower uses the latest geothermal system to heat and cool the building
Redmond Municipal Airport
Redmond Municipal Airport Photo by Century West Engineering
Redmond Municipal Airport (RDM) (Roberts Field) is a domestic airport
located in Deschutes County, Oregon. It is owned and operated by the city of Redmond, Oregon.
The airport consists of 2,518 acres at an elevation of 3,080 feet (939 m). There are two asphalt runways:
Runway 5/23 is 7,038 by 150 feet.
Runway 11/29 is 7,006 by 100 feet.
There is also a concrete helipad H1, 48 by 48 feet.
RDM is the main commercial airport in Central Oregon, featuring nonstop regional airline flights to
a number hubs in the western U.S. The airfield serves Redmond as well as nearby Bend, Oregon.
One can book the tickets of the above-mentioned airlines online. Some of the airlines also offer special fares and discounts for booking tickets online.
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