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Pre-flight checklist: Portland International Airport invites you to test out the new terminal

At this behind-the-scenes dress rehearsal on Saturday, Aug. 3, you’ll be able to try out new spaces and procedures.

A rendering of PDX NEXT at Portland International Airport.

This will be quite a soaring transformation.

Rendering courtesy of Port of Portland/ZGF Architects

Portland International Airport’s PDX Next project is almost ready to take off, but before all systems are a go, there’s some fine-tuning required.

That’s where you come in. On Saturday, Aug. 3, the airport will host a dress rehearsal, inviting thousands of people behind the scenes to test out the new spaces and procedures, from check-in bag drop to security. You don’t have to be an experienced traveler, just bring your friends and/or family for a day of fun and a glimpse of the future.

For two hours of your time, you’ll receive a $50 Visa gift card and the chance to win raffle prizes (plus bragging rights that you helped open the new PDX). If you’re interested in registering, secure your spot by Monday, July 15.

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