Portland International Jetport Guide (PWM)

Airport info
Code: PWM

Portland International Jetport is located 3km (2 miles) to the southwest of central Portland.

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +1
+1 207 774 7301
Portland International Jetport map

The busiest airport in Maine, Portland International Jetport is a short distance from the state's main city, Portland. Our Portland International Jetport guide includes information on terminal facilities, airport contact details, public transportation options and nearby hotels.


There is a visitor information desk on the ground floor of the terminal (tel: +1 207 756 8312).

Driving directions

Coming from the north or south, take exit 46 of the Maine Turnpike, go through the toll booth and turn right. The entrance to Portland International Jetport is straight ahead.

When coming from the north on Interstate 295; after passing downtown Portland, take the exit marked ‘Congress Street 5B’. Continue west past Westgate Shopping Centre and the entrance to Portland International Jetport is 2km (1.3 miles) further, on the left.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Bus:Greater Portland Transit District METRO (tel: +1 207 774 0351; www.gpmetrobus.com) operates bus 5 into central Portland, stopping at the central train and bus stations. The journey time is about 30 minutes and the fare is US$1.50.

Taxi:A taxi service (tel: +1 207 879 1903) is available from the first morning flight to the last flight in the evening. Fixed flat rates apply to many journeys and the approximate fare to central Portland is US$17.

Terminal facilities


ATMs are available both pre- and post-security.


Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout Portland International Jetport. Mobile device charging stations are located throughout the terminal building.


There is a good selection of cafés and restaurants on the first level of the terminal building. Among these is a café offering takeaway Maine lobster, a pub and several fast-food outlets. An additional pub/restaurant is located in the public area on the ground floor.


Shops at Portland International Jetport include news stands, a gift shop and two outlets selling specialist Maine produce.


There are no luggage storage facilities at Portland International Jetport. For items that have been lost or found in the terminal, call the Portland Police Airport Office (tel: +1 207 756 8320). Luggage trolleys are available on the ground floor, both inside and outside of the terminal concourse.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

The business centre is located in the area between gates 7 and 8, just beyond the Maine Gate lounge. Facilities here include a photocopy machine and seven workstations – each of which features a telephone, while some are also equipped with high-speed internet connections. Meeting and conference rooms can be found at several local hotels, including the Hilton Garden Inn (tel: +1 207 828 1117; hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com), which is within walking distance of the airport.

Disabled facilities

Portland International Jetport is fully accessible to disabled travellers, with lifts and ramps where needed. Passengers requiring special assistance should notify their airline at the time of booking and contact the airport in advance of travel.

Car parking

The short- and long-term covered parking area is connected to the terminal by a covered walkway. Further long-term parking can be found in a surface car park near the terminal. A complimentary ‘cell phone waiting lot’ near the Arrivals area is available for those collecting passengers. For more information, call Standard Parking Corp (tel: +1 207 772 7028).

Car rental

Car hire companies at Portland International Jetport include: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National. Car hire desks are located in a central car rental area in the covered car park immediately outside the terminal.


There are a couple of hotels close to Portland International Jetport (one of which is within walking distance) and a good choice of other properties in central Portland, which is about 15 minutes away.

Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks

+1 207 871 8000

The Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks hotel offers on-site dining with its grill restaurant, as well as complimentary parking and business services. A free shuttle bus operates between the hotel and Portland International Jetport on request.

200 Sable Oaks Drive, South Portland, 04106, Portland, Maine

Hilton Garden Inn Portland Airport

+1 207 828 1117

The 88-room Hilton Garden Inn Portland Airport is within walking distance of the terminal building at Portland International Jetport, but it also offers a complimentary shuttle to and from the airport and local businesses/attractions. The low-rise hotel houses an American grill restaurant, while its 24-hour business centre and meeting space caters to those travelling on business.

145 Jetport Boulevard, 04102, Portland, Maine

Embassy Suites Portland

+1 207 775 2200

A mid-range property, the suite-only Embassy Suites Portland features free Wi-Fi, cooking facilities and a desk/working area in every room. Among the complex’s attractions are a swimming pool, free airport shuttle service, and a fitness centre.

1050 Westbrook Street, 04102, Portland, Maine

Holiday Inn Express South Portland

+1 207 775 3900

The 130-room Holiday Inn Express South Portland hotel, which is within 1km (0.6 miles) of the terminal, features a 24-hour business centre, parking facilities and a shuttle service.

303 Sable Oaks Drive, South Portland, 04106, Portland, Maine

Days Inn Airport Maine Mall

+1 207 772 3450

Connected to the nearby Portland International Jetport by a complimentary 24-hour shuttle bus service, the Days Inn hotel is close to the Maine Mall shopping complex. Guests here can make use of the on-site parking facilities, fitness centre and business services.

461 Maine Mall Road, South Portland, 04106, Portland, Maine

Comfort Inn Airport

+1 207 775 0409

Within 1.5 km (1 mile) of the terminal at Portland International Jetport, the Comfort Inn offers free transportation to and from the airport, limited business services and free high-speed internet access. A hot breakfast is included in the room rate.

90 Maine Mall Road, South Portland, Portland, Maine
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