The first international from Portland International Airport was a flight to Vancouver in 1967. Flights to Asia soon followed. Non-stop service between Portland and Amsterdam started in 2008, when Northwest Airlines launched its flight to the Netherlands. The duration of the transatlantic flight between Portland and Amsterdam typically depends on the aircraft, route and airline.
Delta flights from Portland to Amsterdam
Delta Air Lines operates several flights each week to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The non-stop service from Portland is generally operated by the airline’s Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Delta One, the airline’s business class, is available on the route. Delta Comfort+ and Main Cabin services are also offered.
The flight duration from Portland to Amsterdam is 10 hours and 2 minutes. The overnight service departs Portland in the afternoon and arrives in Europe the next morning. Returning to Oregon, the same-day flight from Amsterdam to Portland is 11 hours and 30 minutes.
Delta also offers connecting flights between Portland and Amsterdam. One of the airline’s quickest connecting flights from Portland and Amsterdam is about 12 hours via Seattle. Most options are longer, typically ranging from over 13 hours to just under 15 hours. Delta’s connection services are generally through one of its hubs, including Salt Lake City, Atlanta, Detroit, and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Other options from Portland to Amsterdam
Additional airlines offer connecting flights between Portland International Airport and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Like Delta’s connecting services, these options are longer than non-stop flights between the two airports.
United Airlines, for example, connects the two cities in a little over 13 hours. These flights feature a change of planes and layover at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. American Airlines provides connecting services with a stop Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. American’s connecting flight from Portland to Amsterdam is about 16 hours.