Competition Winner 

During August, the Port Hedland International Airport was a proud sponsor of the 2016 North West Pilbara Weekender and the presenting sponsor of the 2016 North West Fringe event program.

The Airport team and had a pop-up display at The West End Markets. Hundreds of local and visiting marketgoers stopped in to enjoy some shade and talk about their travel. By completing a destination quiz and survey, 190 people were in the draw to win a stylish set of luggage valued at $997.


The Quiz showcased a selection of international destinations that Pilbara residents can travel to, from Port Hedland International Airport, via Bali on a Saturday. Destination options are vast, a selection were; Bali for Sunset drinks, Singapore for late supper, and London for a brit-breakfast and New York for lunch and shopping in Manhattan on Sunday.

The community feedback was strong with many sharing their experiences of travelling to exotic holiday locations, from Port Hedland, via the Bali connections and saving, both time and money.


PHIA Group Chairman of the Board the Hon, Cheryl Edwardes drew the lucky competition entrant at the Port Hedland International Airport on Wednesday 24 August 2016. 



Congratulations Dawn Kahler, winner of the Paklite Destenee Luggage Collection valued at $997.

Dawn was met by Port Hedland International Airport CEO, Mitchell Cameron when she visited the Airport terminal to collect her prize.

Dawn said the first excursion for her new luggage could be the United Kingdom, New Zealand or a family wedding in Russia.

Mitchell reminded Dawn to explore a travel route starting from Port Hedland International Airport, via Bali, and get those new suitcases checked all the way through to her final destination.