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.

Airport Overview

To 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 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.

Where to Sleep

This airport seems to close nightly, from 9:00PM until 6:00AM, 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 more info.

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.

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 to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

This lounge is located in the public area of the terminal. If you are in transit, you would need to leave the secure zone to use it.

If sleeping in Port Hedland Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Mia Mia Port Hedland Accommodation – Located adjacent to Port Hedland Airport. Free airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Walkabout 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

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Port Hedland Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Free WiFi is available at Port Hedland Airport.

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your 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, there is a baby care room available.

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

Disabled Services – Handicap toilets are available.

Duty Free & Shopping – There are no shops in the airport. The café sells magazines and confectionary, along with 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 only credit cards.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Showers are available. Location and access details are not known.

While it appears that this airport only operates from 6:00AM – 9:00PM (approximately), as of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.

As of February 2019, Port Hedland airport is served by the following airlines: Qantas • Virgin Australia.

Car Rentals

Car rentals are available at the airport. 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 were able to find only one hotel that provides airport shuttle transportation: Mia Mia Port Hedland Accommodation.


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

Last updated: 2019-07-17

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are 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 web sites. 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.