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Portland International Jetport

Portland International Jetport (PWM)

Overview

Portland International Jetport serves just 1.6 million passengers each year and is located two miles (3km) from downtown Portland, Maine. Although the jetport is relatively small, a new terminal was opened in late 201. The jetport now boasts expanded waiting rooms, security facilities and a revamped food concourse.

The staff have a reputation for friendly and efficient service, making it a great introduction to the New England region. Importantly, passengers should be sure not to confuse this airport with Portland International Airport, which is located on the west coast of the United States, in Portland, Oregon.

Location

Portland International Jetport is located five miles (8km) from downtown Portland.

Getting to the city

The Greater Portland Transit District METRO provides bus service throughout the region. Route 5 connects the airport to downtown Portland, where transfers can be made to Amtrak, Greyhound, and other long-distance transport options. The bus operates Monday to Saturday from 6:35am to 10:18pm, and one-way fares are $1.50.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).

Contacts

Tel: (207) 774 7301.

Car rental

Car rental firms at the airport include Alam, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, and National.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available at the airport, with flat rates to most towns in the area. A $1.50 surcharge is added to airport pick-ups.

Facilities

Facilities in the Jetport include a full-service restaurant, ATMs, Starbucks, gift shops, a business centre, children's play area, and visitor information desk. Disabled facilities are good. Several airport hotels are located on the premises.

Parking

Short-term parking is $2 per hour, however quickly adds up with a $48 daily maximum. Medium to long-term parking is available for a daily rate of $12.

Departure Tax

None.

Website

www.portlandjetport.org

Airlines

Flights to Portland International Jetport can be booked on Air Canada, AirTran, Continental, Delta, JetBlue, United, US Airways and Twin Cities Air Service.

Internet

Wi-fi is freely available throughout the terminal.

Business Lounges

The airport doesn't have business facilities.


Portland International Jetport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.