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PHI, Inc. Chooses Stennis International Airport for Gulf of Mexico Contingency Operations Base

August 28, 2015

Hancock County, Miss. (August 28, 2015) — The Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission is proud to announce that PHI, Inc., has chosen Stennis International Airport as a location to support contingency operations for major oil and gas customer evacuations due to tropical weather in the Gulf of Mexico.

PHI, Inc. is one of the world’s leading helicopter services companies. Known industry wide for the relentless pursuit of safe, reliable helicopter transportation, PHI offers services to the offshore oil and gas, onshore mining, international, air medical, and technical services industries. The company's core business consists of offshore operations in the energy basins around the world.

“We decided to make Stennis International Airport our new base for emergency operations because of their outstanding facilities, strategic location and ease of doing business,” said David Stepanek, Director Corporate Business Development for PHI, Inc.

The Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission owns and operates Stennis International Airport (KHSA), an 1,800 acre airport and airpark featuring an 8,500-foot. grooved and lighted runway equipped to handle the world’s largest aircraft.  With easy access to Mississippi Highway 603 and Interstate 10 and a Foreign Trade Zone designation, Stennis International Airport’s multiple available industrial sites offer an expanding locus of opportunity for domestic and foreign direct investment in the aviation and aerospace sectors.

“PHI is one of the world’s most important petroleum aviation companies and we are very excited to welcome them as the newest members of the Stennis International Airport family,” said Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission Executive Director Ashley Edwards.  “Petroleum aviation operations have long been a development target for Stennis International Airport, and we are excited to land one of the most prominent global titans in the industry right here in Hancock County.”

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