Happy couple tie the knot on iconic PDX carpet

Wes and Mary Koach’s love story unfolded on Portland International Airport’s famous teal carpet. Frequent business travelers, Wes and Mary met, courted and got engaged at Portland International Airport.

Couple get married on iconic PDX carpet.

A section of the iconic PDX carpet. Image by Pat Castaldo / CC BY 2.0

The airport’s carpet, once the background for thousands of shoe photos, as well as designs for t-shirts and other PDX-themed merchandise, was removed in January, to the dismay of Portland residents and travellers. But when Wes Koach heard that the airport would provide sections of the carpet for sale, he was one of the first in line.

On Saturday the couple were married while standing on the first portion of Portland International Airport’s carpet to be released to the public. Read more: oregonlive.com

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