Portland (Maine) airport
|Portland International Jetport|
|Height above MSL||23 m (75 ft )|
|Distance from the city center||4 km southwest of Portland|
|Street||I-95 / I-295 / ME 9 / ME 22|
Greater Portland METRO Route 5
|operator||City of Portland|
|Air freight||8,822 t (2018)|
|11/29||2195 m × 46 m asphalt|
|18/36||1524 m × 46 m asphalt|
Location and transport links
The Portland International Jetport is four kilometers southeast of downtown Portland. The Maine State Route 9 runs west of the airport, the Maine State Route 22 northwest of the airport. There is also an interchange on Interstate 95 west of the airport and an interchange on Interstate 295 south of the airport .
It opened in the late 1920s ( Portland Westbrook Municipal ) and expanded into a regional airfield in the 1950s. It lies at a height of 23.5 m. It has two runways and is the largest airport in the state. Runway 11/29 was built in 1957 and extended to 2073 m (6800 feet) in 1966. The terminal opened in 1968 at the beginning of the new age.
In 2004 the runway was extended again, now to 2195 m (7200 feet).
Airlines and Destinations
Seven airlines operate scheduled flights at Portland International Jetport . In 2018, American Airlines including American Eagle had the highest market share among passengers with 28.39 percent, followed by Delta Air Lines including Delta Connection with 25.30 percent, United Airlines including United Express with 20.10 percent, Southwest Airlines with 14, 25 percent, Jetblue Airways with 8.29 percent, Frontier Airlines with 2.98 percent and Elite Airways with 0.62 percent. The remaining 0.07 percent was accounted for by charter flights.
Portland International Jetport has direct flights to 20 destinations, some of which are only offered seasonally. Contrary to the designation as an international airport, only destinations in the United States are served, especially hubs of the individual airlines. At times, destinations in Canada were also served .
|year||Passenger volume||Air freight ( tons )
(with airmail )
|1||Baltimore , Maryland||143,770||Southwest|
|2||Philadelphia , Pennsylvania||97,370||American|
|3||New York – JFK , New York||96,580||Delta , JetBlue|
|4th||Atlanta , Georgia||91,220||delta|
|5||Newark , New Jersey||90,100||United|
|6th||Washington – National , Washington, DC||85,860||American|
|7th||Charlotte , North Carolina||84.040||American|
|8th||New York – LaGuardia , New York||64,940||American|
|9||Detroit , Michigan||61,200||delta|
|10||Chicago-O'Hare , Illinois||54,970||American, United|
- On August 11, 1949 accident Convair CV-240 of Northeast Airlines ( air vehicle registration NC91241 ) while landing at the airport, Portland. All 28 inmates survived. The aircraft was written off as a total loss. The cause was the unintentional activation of the reverse thrust prior to touchdown due to a defective locking mechanism.
- Portland International Jetport Official Site
- Aircraft Pictures from the Portland International Jetport on Airliners.net (Engl.)
- Technical airport data (Engl.)
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- Jetport Financials. PortlandJetport.org, accessed March 11, 2019 .
- Airport Statistics. PortlandJetport.org, accessed March 10, 2019 .
- Master Plan. TheJetport.AirportStudy.com, accessed September 4, 2018 .
- Ground Transportation. PortlandJetport.org, accessed March 10, 2019 .
- Transit Guide & Map. GPMetro.org , accessed March 10, 2019 .
- Jetport Sets All-Time Passenger Record. PortlandJetport.org, February 22, 2019, accessed March 10, 2019 .
- Airlines. PortlandJetport.org, accessed March 10, 2019 .
- About the Portland International Jetport. (No longer available online.) PortlandJetport.org, archived from the original on June 9, 2007 ; accessed on September 4, 2018 . Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
- Portland, ME: Portland International Jetport (PWM). Transtats.BTS.gov , accessed September 4, 2018 .
- Air-Britain Archive: Casualty compendium part 50 (English), September 1993, p. 81.
- Accident Report CV-240 NC91241 , Aviation Safety Network (English), accessed on 26 November 2017th