Port Hedland International Airport

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Port Hedland International Airport
Port Hedland airport terminal 2012.JPG
Entrance to the terminal, 2012.
IATA: PHEICAO: YPPD
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Town of Port Hedland
Operator Manager Airport, Port Hedland International Airport
Serves Port Hedland and South Hedland
Location Port Hedland, Western Australia
Elevation AMSL 33 ft / 10 m
Coordinates 20°22′40″S 118°37′35″E / 20.37778°S 118.62639°E / -20.37778; 118.62639Coordinates: 20°22′40″S 118°37′35″E / 20.37778°S 118.62639°E / -20.37778; 118.62639
Website porthedlandairport.com.au
Map
YPPD is located in Western Australia
YPPD
YPPD
Location in Western Australia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 2,500 8,202 Chipseal
18/36 1,000 3,281 Chipseal
Statistics (2010/11)
Passengers 367,690
Aircraft movements 4,721
Sources: Australian AIP and aerodrome chart[1]

Port Hedland International Airport (IATA: PHEICAO: YPPD) is an airport serving Port Hedland, Western Australia. The airport is 5 nautical miles (9.3 km; 5.8 mi) southeast[1] of Port Hedland and 11 km (6.8 mi) from South Hedland and is owned by the Town of Port Hedland Council. It is an important airport for passengers who work in the growing mining industry.

It is undergoing upgrades. Stage one of works include the extension of an existing taxiway and installation of new lighting, the construction of a new taxiway, widening of taxiway intersections and the extension of the domestic and international arrivals and departures area. This was to be completed by the end of July 2011.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Airnorth Broome, Darwin, Karratha
Qantas Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth
Qantas operated by QantasLink Perth
Virgin Australia Perth
Virgin Australia Regional Airlines Broome, Denpasar, Karratha

Statistics[edit]

Port Hedland International Airport was ranked 21st in Australia for the number of revenue passengers served in financial year 2010-2011.[3][4]

Annual passenger and aircraft statistics for Port Hedland[4]
Year[3] Revenue passengers Aircraft movements
2001-02
69,681
2,388
2002-03
76,789
2,393
2003-04
91,371
2,502
2004-05
100,430
2,791
2005-06
120,931
2,103
2006-07
158,755
2,159
2007-08
196,252
2,588
2008-09
208,819
2,757
2009-10
296,810
3,477
2010-11
367,690
4,721

Operations[edit]

Busiest domestic routes into and out of Port Hedland Airport
(FY 2011[3])[5]
Rank Airport Passengers carried  % change
1  Western Australia, Perth Airport 339,246 Increasen/a*

*Port Hedland-Perth route data only included from August 2009

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b YPPD – Port Hedland (PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 29 May 2014, Aeronautical Chart
  2. ^ PHIA Upgrades will Reduce Carbon Emissions and Flight Delays - Town of Port Hedland media release. Retrieved 4 August 2011
  3. ^ a b c Fiscal year 1 July - 30 June
  4. ^ a b "Airport Traffic Data 1985-86 to 2010-11". Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE). May 2012. Retrieved 27 June 2012.  Refers to "Regular Public Transport (RPT) operations only"
  5. ^ "Australian Domestic Airline Activity 2010-11". Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE). May 2012. Retrieved 27 June 2012.  Refers to "Regular Public Transport (RPT) operations only"

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