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Port Orford is in the middle of the south Oregon Coast, halfway between Bandon and Gold Beach. On Hwy 101, it is about 60 miles north of the Oregon/California border.

It's easy to drive here.

We're about 4 1/2 - 5 hours from Portland, 8 hours from Seattle, Sacramento and San Francisco, 3 hours from Eugene, Medford and Grant's Pass. I-5 is the main north-south route up the Wilamette Valley in Oregon, and there are a number of good east-west routes here from the I-5.  Probably the fastest way to get here from Portland, for example, is I-5 south to exit 161 Drain onto OR 38, drive along the Umpqua river (past the Dean Creek Elk Viewing area) to Reedsport, turn south on Hwy 101 and we're 1.5 hours away.


There are a number of options to fly into this area, depending on how far you are willing to drive after you arrive.

Commercial Airports:

The closest commercial flights come into North Bend (OTH) about an hour north of here, and Crescent City (CEC), about an hour and 15 minutes south, right below the California/Oregon boarder. United flies into North Bend from Portland and nonstop from San Francisco. So does Penair. United flies into Crescent City from San Francisco and Arcata/Eureka. Car rentals are available in both airports from Hertz, and also from Enterprise in North Bend.

Arcata Airport (ACV) is slightly larger, about 2 1/2 hour drive south of here. You can fly on United and Penair. Rental cars are available.

Both Eugene (EUG) and Medford (MFR) have slightly larger airports, plus rental cars, and are a three-hour drive. You can fly into Eugene on Alaska and United. And, into Medford on Alaska, Delta and United.

And, you can fly into Portland International (PDX) on quite a few airlines, with plenty of rental car options. Portland is about a 4 1/2 to 5 hour drive from here. Here is a link to their helpful guide.

Note: This information above changes constantly. In case there are changes in airline destinations that we've missed, check SkyScanner for current information.

Private Airports:

Port Orford, Bandon and Gold Beach all have airports suitable for private flights, but have few services and only Gold Beach has rental cars.

Commercial Airports Nearby:

North Bend Municipal (OTH) 57 mi (approx 1 hr)
Jack McNamera Field (CEC) 80 mi (approx 1 hr 15 min)
Mahlon Sweet Field (EUG) 158 mi. (approx 3 hrs)
Medford-Jackson County (MFR) 194 mi (approx 3 1/2 hrs)


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