Sleeping in Airports

Port Hedland Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Port Hedland Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

PHE Airport Overview

port hedland airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Port Hedland Airport.

What to Expect

Port Hedland Airport (code: PHE) has a small terminal with limited facilities. You’ll find an airside cafe/shop that offers drinks, snacks, and last-minute items. Showers are available, though we don’t have details. Free WiFi helps pass the time.

Port Hedland Airport

This airport seems to close nightly, from 9:00 PM until 6:00 AM, so have a backup plan if you’re camping out. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are located just opposite the terminal. See our Airport Hotels section below for locations, or read traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s website for current information.  For more airport information, continue scrolling down to explore more in our Port Hedland Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hours

While it appears that this airport only operates from 6:00 AM – 9:00 PM (approximately), as of this update, we could not confirm airport hours of operation. If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Port Hedland Airport:

  • Walkabout Motel Hotel – Located opposite the Port Hedland Airport. No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates
  • The Landing Port Hedland Hotel – Located opposite the Port Hedland Airport. No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Port Hedland, search for deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and learn how to gain access with just an economy class ticket!

  • Qantas Club – Location: Landside, Next to Check-in. Lounge Access: Qantas Club Membership.

Related Pages: Port Hedland Airport Lounges

Rest & Relaxation Zones

No dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones exist. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so check your bank’s fee schedule and daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: unknown.

Baby Care Facilities – If you are travelling with an infant, a baby care room is available.

Baggage Trolleys – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage trolleys are available free of charge.

Disabled Services – Accessible toilets are available.

Drinking Water – Information is unavailable. Does Port Hedland Airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this airport guide

Duty-Free & Shopping – There are no shops in the airport. The café sells magazines, confectionary, snacks, meals and beverages.

Food & Drink – At the time of this update, no 24-hour options are available. The Export Bar and Cafe offers indoor and outdoor seating, airside in the Departures Lounge (Hours: opens 60 mins before the 1st flight and 30 minutes after the last flight). Vending machines are also available in the terminal, and accept credit cards only.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we had no information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Showers – Showers are available. Location and access details are unknown.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

WiFi/Internet – Free WiFi is available at Port Hedland Airport.

Port Hedland Airport is served by the following airlines: Qantas • Virgin Australia.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Car rentals are available onsite. The following companies operate out of the arrivals end of the terminal: Avis • Budget • Europcar • Hertz • Thrifty.

Hotel Shuttles

At the time of this update, we could not find any hotels that provided airport shuttles.  See also Airport Hotels above.


The short-term car park has a designated taxi zone (across the street from the terminal) for pick-ups and drop-offs.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.