Portland International Airport station

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Portland International Airport
 Disc Plain red.svg
Portland International Airport MAX Station 8188701811.jpg
Location 7000 Northeast Airport Way
Portland, Oregon
Coordinates 45°35′15″N 122°35′35″W / 45.58750°N 122.59306°W / 45.58750; -122.59306Coordinates: 45°35′15″N 122°35′35″W / 45.58750°N 122.59306°W / 45.58750; -122.59306
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Structure type At-grade
Disabled access Yes
Opened September 10, 2001
Passengers (2006) Over 1 million
Preceding station   TriMet icon.svg MAX Light Rail   Following station
Red LineTerminus

Portland International Airport station is a light rail station on the MAX Red Line in Portland, Oregon, located at Portland International Airport. It is the fourth (and final) stop north on the Airport MAX extension.

The station opened on September 10, 2001.[1][2] In the 2005–06 TriMet fiscal year, it handled more than one million passengers for the first time in a single year.[3]

The station is located outside the airport's baggage claim area, only about 150 ft (50 m) away,[1] with easy access to check-in and ticketing. The station's platform is a wedge-shaped island platform with both tracks joining just beyond, as the section nearest the terminal is single-tracked.

Unique station features[edit]

This station is at the end of one of only two single-track sections on the MAX system. The other is also on the Red Line, just west and north of Gateway Transit Center.


  1. ^ a b "MAX trains begin airport service". Portland Business Journal. September 10, 2001. Retrieved November 1, 2015. 
  2. ^ Oliver, Gordon (September 11, 2001). "Portland now 'the city that moves', mayor says [opening of MAX Red Line]". The Oregonian. p. 1. 
  3. ^ "Holiday travelers ride Red Line to PDX; Thanksgiving busiest travel time for Airport MAX". TriMet. November 13, 2006. Archived from the original on March 2, 2007. 

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