Major underground service upgrades are complete, and the vehicle parking network opens in mid-March. Plans were underway for the terminal redevelopment when the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic landed in 2020. Rod Evans, GM says, “The airport has forged ahead with landside redevelopments, which include innovative, new car rental facilities.”
The impressive tree, estimated to be 100-years-old or more, was located in a private fenced area, unseen by the airport’s community. Its new home is a construction zone that will become a welcoming new entrance to the passenger terminal. The boab will be a crowning piece in the plaza zone for everyone to enjoy at Port Hedland International Airport.
St John WA is partnering with Port Hedland International Airport (PHIA) to provide publicly accessible defibrillators to priority locations in the Hedland community. PHIA has contributed $15,000 towards a range of initiatives, including the new defibrillators, 75 volunteer-designed shirts for the ‘Green Dream Team’ ambulance volunteers and contribution towards a community BBQ trailer. PHIA is delighted to fund six new public access defibrillators and eight cabinets to the Port and South Hedland communities as we know what an important role they can play when someone has a cardiac arrest.
Port Hedland International Airport (PHIA) will continue supporting Pilbara communities by extending its partnership with the Flying Doctor. PHIA will waive all landing fees for the Flying Doctor at its Port Hedland operational base until 2022, enabling the Flying Doctor to redirect funds to providing critical health services to those who need it most in regional and remote WA.
Milestones were celebrated; including the completion of an $18 million set of upgrades to airside pavements and infrastructure to improve safety, security, flexibility and capability. In a symbolic ground-breaking, the $25 million passenger terminal transformation which is due for completion in the second quarter of 2021
Airport fees and airfares
Airport emergency exercise
Last week marked the first operations from Port Hedland International Airport’s dedicated Heliport facility, a first for Port Hedland and geared to meet the needs of the offshore oil and gas industry.
The Town of Port Hedland and the Port Hedland International Airport (PHIA) is calling for an urgent
government response, as the Airport joins a long list of emerging sites across Australia identified as being
contaminated with PFAS (per-and polfluoroalkyl substance).
A public meeting will be held at the Youth Involvement Council HQ, 34 Lawson Street, South Hedland at 6.00pm on Tuesday 5th December 2017.