Portland International Airport (PDX) is the largest airport in the U.S. state of Oregon, accounting for 90% of passenger travel and more than 90% of air cargo of the state. It is located on the south side of the Columbia River, six miles by air and twelve miles by highway northeast of downtown Portland. Local transportation includes light rail on the MAX Red Line and Interstate 205 for autos.
PDX has direct connections to major airport hubs throughout the US, and direct international flights to Canada, Mexico, Japan, Germany, Singapore, and The Netherlands It is also a hub for airline flights to smaller cities in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, California and Nevada. General aviation services are provided at PDX by Flightcraft. The Oregon Air National Guard has a base located on the south side of the property.