Free Wi-Fi Provided by the Port of Portland with Support From Willamette University
Portland International Airport offers free Wi-Fi (wireless Internet service), making travel easier by enabling airport visitors to stay connected to their home or office.
Access Points in 70 Percent of Airport Terminal's Main Level
Use wireless-enabled portable electronics to surf the Web, send and receive e-mail, and access corporate networks in 70 percent of the airport terminal’s main level, which includes most gates, the Oregon Market and food court, and lobby areas near the north and south security checkpoints. Airport travelers can get real-time flight arrival and departure updates from the Portland International Airport Web site, browse information about the 30-plus retail and restaurant offerings in the airport, and get the latest travel tips.
What You Need to Access Wi-Fi
To use the airport’s free Wi-Fi service, travelers’ laptops, PDAs, Pocket PCs, cell phones or other devices must use an 802.11b-capable wireless network card.
To access the wireless network at Portland International Airport, ensure that you are on the main terminal/departure level of the terminal. See the map below for access points.
- Set the wireless card properties to the default configuration or DHCP-enabled.
- Disable any encryption and input “flypdx” as the access point, if required.
- Ensure your computer is connecting to “flypdx”. This network is Portland International Airport's free Wi-Fi; do not accept anything else.
Virtual Private Network (VPN) Access
The wireless network at Portland International Airport supports most VPN clients. To start VPN client software simply access any public Web site through the browser. This action will automatically invoke a "Terms and Conditions" page for the Portland International Airport wireless network. The conditions must be accepted to access the wireless network. Once the terms have been accepted, the VPN client software should function as expected.
Wi-Fi Access Points Map
If you have questions, please contact your company's IT department,
or e-mail PDX Customer Service.