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Travel Safe at PDX.

Hello, PDX traveler. We’re so happy you’re here.

Your health and safety is our top priority at the Portland International Airport (PDX). As communities continue to respond to COVID-19, we’re doing all we can to make the airport safe and welcoming for everyone.

It’s probably been a while since you stepped into PDX. You should know that the airport might look a little different than your last journey. Here is what you can expect the next time you fly.


MASKS ARE REQUIREd

While the CDC has new guidance for fully vaccinated individuals, masks are still required at all U.S. airports. That’s because both the CDC and TSA continue to require that masks be worn at all U.S. airports, on airplanes and on other forms of public transportation.

DOCUMENTS YOU NEED

Some destinations require a confirmation that you’ve been vaccinated or don’t have COVID-19. Here’s what you need to know.

Do I need a vaccine card or passport?
Are you vaccinated against COVID-19? That’s awesome! Some countries are starting to require vaccine cards upon entry. You don’t need one to get into Oregon, but you should check in with your airline to find out what’s needed at your final destination.  

I'm flying to _______________. Do I need a negative COVID-19 test?
Many countries and some states still require a negative COVID-19 test to enter. That includes all international flights into the United States. If you plan to fly into PDX from another country, we recommend contacting your airline to find the best testing partner. (Note: if you’re traveling to PDX from another city in the United States, Oregon does not require a negative COVID-19 test upon arrival.) 

I'm vaccinated. Do I need a negative test?
Many places still require a negative test, even for those who have been vaccinated. Check with your airline to see what you need at your final destination. Want a COVID-19 test before you fly? PDX offers on-site testing for travelers, but appointments are required. Visit the Carbon Health website to learn more. 


Restrictions at PDX & in Oregon

We have a few rules at PDX and restrictions in the state of Oregon.

Masks are required. 
Yes, masks are required at all times at PDX, except for children under the age of 2 and people with medical conditions that prevent them from wearing one. Masks should cover your nose and mouth. You can remove your mask when eating or drinking. While the CDC has new guidance for fully vaccinated individuals, masks are still required at all U.S. airports. That's because both the CDC and TSA continue to require that masks be worn at all U.S. airports, on airplanes and on other forms of public transportation. Refusal to wear a mask in the airport violates federal law and may result in penalties or removal.

I'm flying into PDX. Do I need to quarantine?
No, but it’s recommended in some cases. A travel advisory in Oregon recommends that you self-quarantine for 14 days after arrival. This does not apply to individuals who cross state or country borders for essential travel, such as work or medical care, or those who are fully vaccinated. 

Ticketed passengers only at PDX.
If you’re picking someone up wait for them outside. We’re limiting the number of people inside the terminal to minimize congestion. If a traveler needs special assistance, you are welcome to briefly step inside and give them any help they need. 


What's open at PDX

Shops & Dining
Most of our shops and restaurants are open, but their hours may be limited. We’re keeping everything up-to-date on our website. Due to statewide restrictions, restaurants at PDX cannot exceed 50% capacity. Retail shops should also be at 75% max capacity. 

Airport Services
A few other locations are still closed, including our children’s play areas and the Hollywood Theatre (but it’s returning soon!). The Alaska Airlines Club Lounge and Delta Sky Club are open. All other PDX airline lounges are closed at this time.


Any other tips?

Yes, thanks for asking! You’ll probably notice a few construction projects as we upgrade and update PDX. Some of the paths to your gate have moved. Give yourself plenty of time to navigate these changes. The good news? If you arrive early, there’s great food, drinks, and shops waiting for you after security.  

Answering your questions

If your question isn’t answered below, please call or text our customer service team for more details: 503.460.4234.