company information

Corporate profile

Dunedin International Airport Limited (DIAL) is a publicly unlisted company, established under the Airport Authorities Act 1966, and incorporated in 1988.

The two equal shareholders are the Crown and Dunedin City Holdings Ltd, which is owned by Dunedin City Council. They took over the airport’s assets from the Dunedin Airport Authority in 1989. In 1999, the airport’s name was changed to Dunedin International Airport Limited.

DIAL is a highly diversified operation with multiple sources of income. It contributes an estimated 1.5% of the region’s GDP and, directly and indirectly, provides employment for more than 250 people.

Executive team

Chief Executive

CEO, Richard Roberts, is originally from Barnsley in Yorkshire, England. After achieving a First Class Honours Degree in Engineering with Business Studies at Sheffield Hallam University, he then went on to work as a Project Engineer in many varied engineering projects around the UK. Richard moved to New Zealand in1999 where he spent his first 3 years working in project management, the most notable project being the Meridian Mall Development in Dunedin and the redevelopment of the Hanmer Springs Thermal Reserve. Richard came to the Airport as General Manager of Infrastructure and Service Delivery before being appointed as CEO in November 2014.


General Manager Commercial

General Manager Commercial, Chris Cope, is a qualified chartered accountant and graduate of Otago University having obtained a bachelor of Commerce and Diploma for Graduates.
Originally from Dunedin Chris joined the Dunedin International Airport Limited in 2016. With a strong financial accounting background, Chris has previously held roles as an Associate Director in the Deloitte Assurance team, and, during six years in the United Kingdom, as Group Financial and Management Accountant for a large international law firm based out of London.


general Manager infrastructure & service delivery

GM Infrastructure & Service Delivery, Daniel Debono joined Dunedin Airport in 2015. Originally from Dunedin, Daniel has served in several aviation management roles in New Zealand including 6 years as the Operations Manager for Queenstown Airport and more recently as the Manager Airfield & Airport Fire Service for Wellington Airport. Daniel is a graduate of Massey University, completing a Bachelor of Aviation Management.



General MANAGER marketing and communications

General Manager Marketing and Communications, Megan Crawford, joined Dunedin Airport in 2013. Megan returned to Dunedin in 2007 after living in London where she had been Marketing Manager for GE Consumer Finance UK. Prior to joining Dunedin Airport she was Manager of Executive Education at the University of Otago. Megan is a graduate of the University of Otago, completing a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Arts.





SJ McLauchlan, B Com, FCA (PP) Chairman, AF Inst D; 
P Oakley BCom, M Inst D; M Rogers, BA(Hons), M Inst D, MNZIM

Investor Information 

The company’s principal activity is the operation of Dunedin International Airport. Land adjacent to the airport, held for possible expansion, is dairy farmed in partnership with a sharemilker. A small residential housing estate adjacent to the airport provides rental income.

2015 results

TOTAL PASSENGER NUMBERS at 861,982, compare to 853,097 last year, an increase of 1%.
DOMESTIC PASSENGER NUMBERS at 809,267, compare to 788,881 last year, an increase of 2.6%.
INTERNATIONAL PASSENGER NUMBERS at 52,715 compare to 64,216, a decrease of 17.9% on 2014.
TOTAL REVENUE is $12,722,034, a 1% increase on 2014.
SHAREHOLDERS’ FUNDS have increased by 1.2% to $45,919,692.
OPERATING SURPLUS AFTER TAX of $1,705,823 compared to $1,848,711 in 2014.
NON-AERONAUTICAL INCOME, at 64.5% of total revenue, compares to last year’s figure of 64.6%.
A DIVIDEND of $1,280,000 (14.5c per share) was declared and paid during the year.

Financial results 2012 – 2015

  2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Passengers    853,650     857,957 853,097 861,982 
Domestic 790,554    794,209 788,881 809,267
International 63,096        63,742 64,216 52,715 
Total Revenue 10,314,040   12,453,502 12,591,295 12,722,034 
Profit After Tax   1,105,338 2,416,666 1,848,711 1,705,823 
Shareholders' Equity 42,103,001  44,331,510   45,372,296  45,919,692 
Shareholder Dividend 396,000 660,000 1,130,000 1,280,000



Disclosure Financial Statements 2016
Annual Report 2016                                                                                                             
Disclosure Financial Statements 2015
Annual Report 2015 
Interim Report 31 Dec 2014
Disclosure Financial Statements 2014
Annual Report 2014

Interim Report 31 Dec 2013 (670KB)  PDF
Disclosure Financial Statements 2013 (793KB PDF
Annual Report 2013
Interim Report 31 Dec 2012 (470 KB PDF)
Statements of Financial Disclosure 2012 (3.39MB)
Annual Report 2012 (2.01 MB PDF)
Summarised Report 2012 (312 KB PDF)

Interim Report 31 Dec 2011 (570 KB PDF)
Annual Report 2011 (440 KB PDF)
Summarised Report 2011 (419 KB PDF)
Statement of Intent Year ended June 2012 (125 KB PDF)
Interim Report Dec 2010 (207 KB PDF)
Annual Report 2010 (1704KB PDF)
Summarised Report 2010 (306 KB PDF)
Annual Report 2009 (2.1MB PDF)
Summarised Report 2009 (175KB PDF)
Interim Report Dec 2008 (168KB PDF)
Annual Report 2008 (576KB PDF)
Summarised Report 2008 (258KB PDF)
Interim Report 2007  (180 KB PDF)
Annual Report 2007 (268KB PDF)
Annual Report 2006 (199KB PDF) 

Landing Charges

Landing Charges Schedule for Dunedin Airport

Review of Airport Charges 

Dunedin Airport is required under the Airport Authorities Act 1966 to consult with its substantial customers prior to changing prices for certain services. This process has been completed and we have made our pricing decision under the Act for our landing and terminal charges for the 2012 - 2016 pricing period. These prices are effective from 1 December 2011.

Pricing Proposal Consultation Document
This document, together with the accompanying information, contains DIAL's proposed charges for landing at our airport and for the use of our passenger terminal for the 1 October 2011 to 30 June 2016 pricing period. This will be the first increase in our terminal and landing charges since 2001.

Please email Enter your contact details and "Pricing Proposal" in the subject line for a copy of the Dunedin Airport - Pricing Proposal Consultation Document.


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