The New Pilbara Economic Conference
The New Pilbara Economic Summit

Mitchell Cameron

Chief Executive Officer

Port Hedland International Airport

Mitchell Cameron

Mitchell is the managing director and chief executive officer of the PHIA Group of Companies (PHIA Group) the 50-year lease holder of Port Hedland International Airport.

Mitchell has extensive experience in major project development and execution at both capital city and regional airports, including senior roles at Sydney and Karratha airports. Most recently Mitchell led the transformation of the airport at Karratha which was unveiled to wide local and airport industry acclaim in September 2015. He has more than 10 years’ aviation sector and management capability.

Port Hedland International Airport is a modern and well-serviced airport that provides a welcoming gateway to the Pilbara and the North West of Australia and a direct link to the world’s largest bulk tonnage export port.

Port Hedland International Airport is the only international and nationally connected airport north of Perth. With 50 commercial flights per week and direct services to Bali, Brisbane, and Perth, the airport welcomes approximately 400,000 passengers annually. The airport is also home to International freight services, charter and flight training facilities, helipad and the region’s Royal Flying Doctors Service.

Mitchell will be instrumental in driving an investment program of $40M in the Port Hedland International Airport with the goal of it becoming one of Australia’s best regional airports. The 20-year Master Plan for the airport is currently underway.

Under Mitchell’s stewardship, Port Hedland International Airport is taking an active role in stakeholder engagement, tourism development and growing aviation opportunity for the Northwest, in partnership with airlines, government, industry and the broader Pilbara community.

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