2016 AWARDS (Through September)

  • America’s Best Airport (for Portland International Airport), Travel + Leisure magazine, fourth consecutive year
  • Airport of the Year (for Portland International Airport), Air Line Pilots Association
  • TripAdvisor’s Traveler’s Choice Awards (for Portland International Airport) for Best Large U.S. Airport, Best U.S. Airport Shopping, and Best U.S. Airport Dining
  • Perfect marks from Federal Aviation Administration for inspection of Portland International Airport for second consecutive year
  • Portland International Airport Carpet Replacement Project earned Gold Environmental Achievement in Starnet Design Awards and Silver in Starnet’s People’s Choice; Oregon Project of Year Public Works Division third place from Portland Daily Journal of Commerce; and the Recycler of the Year “Carpet” Diem Award from the Association of Oregon Recyclers
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Top Partner Rankings, ninth in Top 30 Local Government, 73rd in National Top 100, listed in 100 percent Green Power Users
  • Sustainability at Work “Gold” status, City of Portland
  • Capstone’s PDX Logistics Center in the Port of Portland’s International Center was named the region’s Industrial Development of the Year, as determined by the Commercial Association of Brokers, Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, and NAIOP
  • Oregon’s Healthiest Employers of 2016, Portland Business Journal, ninth for employers with 500-1499 employees


  • Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Large Airports, J.D. Power 2015 North American Airport Satisfaction Study
  • Portland International Airport, Hillsboro Airport and Troutdale Airport certification through the Airports Carbon Accreditation program, making them the fourth, fifth and sixth airports in North America to achieve the status
  • Climate Registered™ via The Climate Registry’s robust voluntary greenhouse gas reporting program to measure, publicly report and provide third-party verification for its carbon footprint
  • Sustainability at Work “Gold” status, City of Portland
  • Port of Portland receives ISO 14001 EMS certification
  • The Port of Portland’s comprehensive seismic risk and vulnerability analysis was awarded the Oregon Emergency Management Association Partner Award in Innovation
  • Logistics Management magazine Quest for Quality Award in the West Coast ports category
  • Kimberly Mitchell-Phillips, the Port of Portland’s small business development program manager, was honored with a 2015 Women of Vision award from the Portland Daily Journal of Commerce