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Car Parking Delays 24 March 2017

Our car park is full due to increased number of people travelling to Auckland. Please work with our staff who will
help you with car parks.
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Flight delays due to fog 17 March 2017

Due to fog, there are cancellations and delays to flights in and out of Dunedin Airport this morning. Please check our website www.dunedinairport.co.nz or with your airline for updated flight information. Read more »

Please check the Flight Information page for updates on your flights 17 February 2017

Please check our flight information page for updates on your flights www.dunedinairport.co.nz Read more »

FLIGHTS ARE CURRENTLY RUNNING AS SCHEDULED 2 December 2016

Flights are currently running as scheduled from Dunedin Airport Read more »

Roadworks SH1 - Expect Delays 2 December 2016

Expect delays due to roadworks on SH1 between East Taieri and Allanton. Read more »

FOR FLIGHT INFO AND ROAD CONDITIONS 5 August 2016

Go to the 'FLIGHT INFO' webpage for current flight information. Check the link below for road conditions. Read more »

Virgin Australia flight delay 9 May 2016

The delayed VA122 from Brisbane will now be arriving at 3pm today and returning to Brisbane at 3.45pm. Read more »

Flights cancelled 10 March 2016

All remaining flights due to depart tonight have been cancelled. Please contact your airline for more information Read more »

DUNEDIN AIRPORT WELCOMES FLEETWOOD MAC 18 November 2015

Dunedin Airport welcomes Fleetwood Mac to Dunedin for tonights concert. Read more »

Kiwi Regional Airlines 1 September 2015

Kiwi Regional Airlines - flights from Dunedin to Queenstown and Nelson Read more »

FLIGHTS HAVE RESUMED. FOR CURRENT FLIGHT INFORMATION 10 August 2015

Please check our FLIGHT INFO page for updated information on your flight. Read more »

Jetstar announces new services 30 July 2015

Jetstar will start flying Dunedin to Wellington from 28 October 2015. Read more »

Flights are now operating with delays 8 July 2015

Flights now operating out of Dunedin Airport however there are delays. Please check on the Dunedin Airport website www.dunedinairport.co.nz or with your airline for more infomation Read more »

SOME FLIGHT DELAYS THIS AFTERNOON 23 June 2015

Airways New Zealand is experiencing an issue with its national radar system affecting departing flights across NZ. They are working hard on resolving this ASAP. Read more »

New CEO announced 15 December 2014

The new CEO of Dunedin International Airport was announced today. Read more »

Delayed Sydney flight 9 December 2013

Delay to arriving and departing Sydney flight. Read more »

Flight departure information 11 November 2013

We are currently experiencing difficulties with our flight departure information. Read more »

WELCOME THE ALL BLACKS TO DUNEDIN 15 October 2013

Come out to the Airport at 10.45am today to see the All Blacks arrive!! Read more »

DELAYED VIRGIN FLIGHT 16 August 2013

Virgin flight VA74 from Brisbane will now arrive into Dunedin at 4.55am tomorrow (Saturday 17 August) with VA75 departing for Brisbane at 5.40am Read more »

USE OUR FREE WIFI AND ENTER A COMPETITION TO WIN AN IPAD 12 August 2013

Free WiFi has landed at Dunedin Airport. See the splash page for more details on winning an IPad. Read more »

CHANGES TO THE FLIGHT TIMES OF VIRGIN AIRLINES 26 July 2013

There are changes to the flight arrival and departure times of Virgin Australia commencing on the 22nd of July. Read more »

JENUFA WAITI IS OUR CURRENT ARTIST IN THE TERMINAL. 25 July 2013

Jenufa Waiti is Dunedin Airports' Artist in the Terminal for July and August. Read more »

INFORMATION ON DUNEDIN - WHAT TO SEE AND DO 13 June 2013

If you are looking for something to see and do in Dunedin go to the DunedinNZ website. Read more »

Paying for Parking Just Became Easier 6 June 2013

Automatic Pay Stations are proving to be a success here at Dunedin Airport. Read more »

Delays due to snow. Check FLIGHT INFO page 27 May 2013

Dunedin airport are experiencing flight delays. Refer to the Flight information or contact your airline directly. Read more »

For latest flight information 16 May 2013

For updated flight information please check our FLIGHT INFORMATION screens. Read more »

BRISBANE FLIGHT DELAY TODAY AT DUNEDIN AIRPORT - see FLIGHT INFO 14 April 2013

The flight between Brisbane and Dunedin has been delayed by 5 hours today. ph 0800 670 000 Read more »

NZIPP EXHIBITION AT DUNEDIN AIRPORT 28 MAR - 5 APR 28 March 2013

Dunedin Airport is happy to host the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers Iris Awards 2012 exhibition. Read more »

Improved Financial Performance for Dunedin Airport. 5 March 2013

Dunedin International Airport Limited (DIAL) has delivered improved revenue and an increased operating surplus over the six months ending 31 December 2012, despite what the company describes as on-going challenges resulting from the economic, regulatory and competitive environment. Read more »

INFORMATION ON RUNWAY OVERLAY 13 February 2013

The RUNWAY OVERLAY PROJECT is to commence on the 8th February 2013. Read more »

Liquids, Aerosols & Gels 10 January 2013

Around the world, aviation authorities are working to keep travellers safe. An important new step is to ensure liquids, aerosols and gels (LAGs) taken on-board aircraft do not pose a security risk. You have an important role to play, every time you fly Read more »

Worms Turn Airport Waste To Resource 7 January 2013

You've remembered to collect your luggage but, Shawn McAvinue reports, it's what you've left behind at Dunedin International Airport that helps the rhododendrons bloom. (ODT)

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AIRLINES OPERATING FROM DUNEDIN AIRPORT 1 January 2013

Air New Zealand and Jetstar operate daily flights along with Virgin which operates direct Trans Tasman services several times a week. Read more »

Check airline website for current Departure information 31 December 2012

Check your airline website for updated flight information on departures at Dunedin Airport. Read more »

PARKING CUSTOMERS ARE NOW 'TAKING THE EASY WAY OUT' 21 November 2012

Leaving Dunedin Airport has just become a whole lot easier. Visitors to the airport can now pay for car parking before they leave the terminal building. Read more »

DUNEDIN AIRPORT INTRODUCE CARPARK AUTO PAY STATIONS 14 November 2012

Leaving the Dunedin airport car park is about to get a whole lot easier. Visitors to the airport will soon be able to pay for car parking before they leave the airport terminal and will also be able to pay by credit card in addition to EFTPOS and cash. Read more »

DUNEDIN AIRPORT PREPARING FOR '4 O'CLOCK SWELL'. 12 November 2012

With summer flight schedules this month Dunedin International Airport is looking forward to welcoming five additional flights from Australia each week. Read more »

Momona Garage Changes Ownership 8 November 2012

Leaving Momona Garage is not too big a wrench. Read more »

DUTY FREE DUNEDIN AIRPORT OFFER A PRE ORDER SERVICE 5 November 2012

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Airport revenue exceeds $10m 27 September 2012

Dunedin International Airport Ltd has celebrated its 50th year in style, with an increase in passenger numbers, revenue, shareholder funds and dividends paid. Read more »

Flight Schedule Changes for Rugby Test 13 September 2012

Air New Zealand have advised some flight changes to accomodate the rugby test coming up in Dunedin. Read more »

All Blacks arrival at Dunedin Airport 10 September 2012

The All Blacks arrive at Dunedin Airport to a fantastic southern welcome. Read more »

Kapa Haka group welcome All Blacks 10 September 2012

The ODT managed to capture the welcome live at Dunedin Airport Read more »

Auckland Prize Winner 11 July 2012

The 'TRY OTAGO' gift shop here at the airport have drawn an Auckland prize winner. Read more »

Virgin Flight redirected today 25 June 2012

Virgin Flight 9288 has been redirected from Queenstown today. Read more »

Delay on Jetstar AKL flight this evening 25 June 2012

There is a delay on the arrival of the direct Jetstar flight from Auckland today. Read more »

Passenger Drop off Zone to Be Monitored 24 June 2012

Dunedin Airport are introducing measures to ensure the Passenger Drop Off Zone is available for public use. Read more »

Exhibition at Dunedin Airport 8 June 2012

The exhibition at Dunedin Community Gallery has moved to Dunedin Airport. Read more »

Flight Path Dunedin - A History of Aviation in Otago 30 May 2012

Flight Path Dunedin went on sale yesterday at a book launch in the Dunedin Community Gallery in Princes St. Read more »

A History of Aviation in Otago launches in Dunedin Tomorrow. 27 May 2012

Join Jim Sullivan this evening between 8pm and 10pm on Radio NZ Sounds Historical. Read more »

4 TIMES EVERY WEEK! 26 March 2012

VIRGIN AUSTRALIA FLY DUNEDIN BRISBANE DIRECT 4 TIMES EVERY WEEK 26 MARCH TO 29 APRIL 2012 Read more »

AirAsia X Suspend Services to Christchurch 13 March 2012

The current AirAsia X four times weekly flights between Kuala Lumpur and Christchurch will be suspended with the last flight on 30 May, 2012 (from Kuala Lumpur) and 31 May, 2012 (from Christchurch). Read more »

JETSTAR RESPONDS TO AIRASIA X 13 March 2012

Jetstar connections on offer to Air Asia X passengers... Read more »

RNZAF OHAKEA AIR SHOW AND OPEN DAY 9 March 2012

Celebrating 75 years of service to New Zealand. Read more »

WIN 2 FREE TICKETS TO THE FORTUNE THEATRE THIS WEEK 5 March 2012

Win two free tickets to the Fortune Theatres 'THE MOTOR CAMP' this week. Read more »

FUNRAZOR EVENT TO BE HELD AT DUNEDIN AIRPORT 2 March 2012

Friday 2nd March, 2pm, Main Terminal Building. Come and participate in the Funrazor for kids. Read more »

'JETSTAR MAKING GROUND IN NEW ZEALAND' 17 February 2012

Jetstar, the discount brand of Australian airline Qantas Airways, boosted its share of New Zealand's domestic market, even as its parent reported an 82% slump in first-half earnings. Read more »

AIR NEW ZEALAND CEO RESIGNS 31 January 2012

"Air New Zealand has confirmed its chief executive Rob Fyfe will step down at the end of this year, as speculated by BusinessDay this morning." Read more »

DUNEDIN AIRPORT CUSTOMER SERVICE RECOGNISED 19 December 2011

Delivering lost property to people all over Dunedin is just part of the service for Dunedin Airport Customer Service officer, Gordon McDonald. Read more »

TRY OUR NEW CREDIT CARD EXITS 12 December 2011

Did you know Dunedin Airport now has two credit card exits. Read more »

Last day for two Airport Staff 30 November 2011

Seventeen years of service are recognised by management of Dunedin Airport. Read more »

DUNEDIN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT RECOGNISES THE PASSING OF BOARD CHAIRPERSON 4 November 2011

"It was with deep sadness that we learnt of the sudden death of Richard Walls, the Chairman of the company since 1990." Read more »

A purely personal view 31 October 2011

Grahame Sydney has put down his paintbrushes in favour of photography for his latest book, a personal tribute to Central Otago. Shane Gilchrist reports. Read more »

Registration of Interest - Exclusive 'ON DEMAND' Taxi / Shuttle ranks 29 October 2011

Dunedin International Airport Limited (DIAL) would like to invite Registrations of Interest for a term of two or three years to operate taxis from an exclusive ‘on demand’ taxi rank / shuttle rank at Dunedin Airport. Read more »

AIR NZ BIG BUY EQUALS CHEAP FARE 20 October 2011

Air New Zealand's $340 million spend-up on up to 12 new aircraft should mean more cheap seats for travellers to regional centres, chief executive Rob Fyfe says. Read more »

London Sunday Times Reporter, 28 September 2011

Have a glimpse of Dunedin from the perspective of Sunday Times Chief Rugby Writer in London - Stephen Jones Read more »

DUNEDIN AIRPORT RETURNS PROFIT 22 September 2011

"We are pleased to report an operating surplus after tax of $713,592." Read more »

RUGBY MATCH SCHEDULE 16 September 2011

FOLLOW YOUR FAVOURITE TEAMS WHERE AND WHEN AT A GLANCE Read more »

ENGLISH RUGBY TEAM TOUCH DOWN AT DUNEDIN AIRPORT 5 September 2011

A warm Dunedin welcome was felt by the English rugby squad on arrival at Dunedin International Airport yesterday afternoon. Read more »

WELCOME TO ARGENTINA AT DUNEDIN AIRPORT 2 September 2011

About 300 Argentinian fans gave Gaitan, now assistant coach, and his fellow Pumas a rousing welcome at the airport.
"It was a wonderful welcome. I'm very pleased to be here."
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IT IS GREAT TO CREATE A BUZZ FOR THE RUGBY WORLD CUP 31 August 2011

"It is to create a buzz for the Rugby World Cup and make the teams feel welcome as they arrive at the airport." says Air Traffic Controller, Kate Lindsey. Read more »

Central Otago artist is the latest to take part in the airport's Artists in the Terminal programme 30 August 2011

Photographic work by Grahame Sydney supports his soon to be released book revealing the diverse beauty of the Otago region. Read more »

LIFE-SAVING HEART DEVICE NOW INSTALLED IN AIRPORT TERMINAL 30 August 2011

Eight Lions Clubs from around Dunedin have raised $4,500 to buy the Lifepack CR Plus automated defibrillator for Dunedin Airport terminal. Read more »

Flights still Affected by Weather Conditions 16 August 2011

Flights to and from Dunedin Airport are still being affected by snow and ice conditions. Read more »

Dunedin Airport flight disruptions 15 August 2011

There are currently flight disruptions at Dunedin Airport due to snow conditions. Read more »

Flight Disruption Continues 15 August 2011

Snow conditions from the polar blast are still affecting flights at Dunedin Airport. Read more »

Dunedin International Airport axes international departure fees 29 July 2011

International departure fees are to become a thing of the past at Dunedin International Airport. From 1 August 2011 passengers will no longer have to queue to pay the $25 fee before then queuing again to show that the fee has been paid.
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Jetstar launches flights to Dunedin 15 July 2011

Jetstar has kicked off flights to New Zealand’s south, Dunedin; landing in the city for the first time yesterday. Read more »

JETSTAR LANDS IN DUNEDIN 14 July 2011

Low fares leader Jetstar begins daily Auckland-Dunedin flights from Thursday 14 July, offering fares up to 40% less than competitor pricing. Read more »

Flydunedin.com Welcome Jucy 6 July 2011

Dunedin Airport welcome Jucys' new depot in Dunedin. We are pleased to be part of the love being spread throughout the region. Read more »

Dunedin Airport affected by ash Cloud 16 June 2011

Ash cloud from the Chilean volcano has affected flights in and out of Dunedin Airport. Read more »

Pacific Blue to increase Trans Tasman service from Dunedin. 20 May 2011

It was announced in The Otago Daily Times this week that Pacific Blue will 'take up Air New Zealand Services between Sydney, Melbourne and Dunedin operating during the December and January peak'. Read more »

Jetstar launches $5 fares for 5th NZ destination – Dunedin*! 12 May 2011

Low fares leader Jetstar has launched its latest New Zealand destination – Dunedin* – bringing low fares and choice direct to the Otago region. (*Subject to regulatory approval). Read more »

Maria Kemp, "Artist in the Terminal" 15 April 2011

"I am inspired by biblical references to the earth being stretched out like fabric, with patterns and folds like garments ... " is how Maria Kemp views her paintings of the landscape.
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NZ is open campaign 12 April 2011

If you want to see some fantastic photos of New Zealand try these websites... Read more »

DUNEDIN OFFERS OF ACCOMMODATION TO CHCH 24 February 2011

In response to the devastating Christchurch earthquake, Tourism Dunedin in conjunction with the Dunedin i-Site, is co-ordinating a city wide initiative to help people find accommodation.
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GETTING BENEATH THE SURFACE 27 January 2011

If you're waiting at Dunedin International Airport in the next couple of months, take a look at the art on the walls. Charmian Smith talks to Rob Piggott, the current "Artist in the Terminal." Read more »

DUNEDIN AIRPORT ARRIVALS BOOST LOCAL ECONOMY 20 January 2011

Dunedin International Airport arrivals pumped an extra 60% in revenue into the city and wider Otago region last year, an aviation report shows. Read more »

PACIFIC BLUE FLIGHT DJ75 DELAYED UNTIL FRIDAY 14TH JANUARY - DEPARTURE 12 January 2011

Pacific Blue flight DJ75 to Brisbane (scheduled to depart on Thurs 13 Jan at 5pm) has been delayed. Read more »

'A SUMMER SHOW' 1 January 2011

On Wednesday of this week Dunedin Airport has welcomed four artists in to the Terminal. Read more »

AIRPORT PROFITABILITY SHOWS IMPROVEMENT 2 October 2010

Dunedin International Airport Ltd has recorded a small deficit for the year to the end of June, but chairman Richard Walls says the result is a "positive turnaround" from the previous 12 months. Read more »

JETSTAR HAS DUNEDIN ON RADAR 17 September 2010

Southern cities Dunedin and Invercargill are firmly on Jetstar's radar, as the budget airline launches an aggressive expansion phase in New Zealand following the departure of Pacific Blue. Read more »

ARTIST IN THE TERMINAL 10 September 2010

Talented locally based artist, Sam Foley is the first artist to exhibit his work at the Dunedin Airport as part of a new initiative. Read more »

Otago Festival of the Arts 7 September 2010

"A Boutique festival in a Boutique city." Read more »

VIRGIN ANNOUNCES 1ST PHASE OF REVIEW 16 August 2010

CHRISTCHURCH, MONDAY 16 AUGUST 2010: The Virgin Blue Group of Airlines (VBA) Chief Executive Officer John Borghetti today announced the first phase of the Group’s network review aimed at delivering increased competition and capturing growth opportunities. Read more »

All Blacks At Dunedin Airport 14 June 2010

"Adoring Fans Collar Carter and Co." -ODT Read more »

Additional Trans Tasman flight for Dunedin 17 May 2010

Pacific Blue will be increasing direct flights to Brisbane from both Hamilton and Dunedin when it introduces its northern winter schedule later this year. Read more »

Airport Worms Land at St Pats 13 May 2010

ST Patrick’s School pupils can finally continue with an aspect of their sustainability studies they have been without since last year. Read more »

Dunedin Airport supports 'Shave for a Cure' 6 May 2010

One of the flydunedin.com team 'shaved for a cure' yesterday afternoon at Outram School. Read more »

Benefits 'likely' in airline alliance 4 May 2010

Dunedin International Airport, the only airport in the country which has sole Air New Zealand and Pacific Blue Trans Tasman services, stands to gain from a proposed alliance between the two airlines, Air New Zealand chief executive Rob Fyfe says. Read more »

Prize winners of flydunedin.com Travel Draw 4 March 2010

It has been a fortuitous start to the year for Dunedin student William Richards. The same could be said for Barney Fuller of Mosgiel. Read more »

Aussies boost tourism figures 20 January 2010

Australia has emerged as the saviour of the $200 million Dunedin tourism industry, with cruise-ship visitors proving a significant bonus... Read more »

DUNEDIN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT LIMITED, Annual Report 2009 5 October 2009

A bumpy year saw Dunedin International Airport Limited end up with its total revenue of $7,548,000 down 1.4% against the previous year and a higher after tax deficit than expected of $907,842. Read more »

SWAP PENGUINS FOR PALM TREES! 3 September 2009

Thursday 3 September 2009. Dunedin Airport will be awash with red, black and white today when locals dressed as penguins waddle along to greet the arrival of Pacific Blue’s first direct service from Brisbane, heralding the start of new trans-Tasman flights between the two cities. Read more »

Jetstar profit good news for Dunedin's chances 20 August 2009

The prospects of Jetstar flying to Dunedin appear to have strengthened in the slipstream of the airline making an operating profit on its New Zealand routes... Read more »

Local travellers offered the easy way out 12 August 2009

Where would you rather be in four hours: Brisbane or Rolleston?

That's the simple question Dunedin International Airport is asking international travellers from Otago and Southland as part of its Fly Dunedin campaign, launched in the city on Tuesday evening.

"Flying out of Dunedin direct to Australia offers significant advantages and we want travellers to weigh up the ease and convenience of a Dunedin departure when they are planning to fly internationally", says CEO John McCall. Read more »

Campaign launched to boost airport numbers 12 August 2009

Dunedin International Airport chief executive John McCall is flanked by airport employees Clare Doherty (left) and Glenda Smith at a function in the Dunedin Public Art Gallery last night when a new website was launched promoting the airport.

Brisbane or Rolleston?

That was the question posed by Dunedin International Airport chief executive John McCall last night as he launched the Fly Dunedin campaign, aimed at persuading more people to choose to fly out of the city rather than out of Christchurch. Read more »

Wardens likely for airport 23 June 2009

Dunedin International Airport is about to be granted new powers to operate its own parking wardens, independent of the Dunedin City Council's, to target motorists breaking its rules. Read more »

Pacific Blue To Have Flights From Dunedin To Brisbane 10 June 2009

Pacific Blue has announced it will introduce direct international services from Dunedin to Brisbane, three times a week from September. Read more »

Focus on cockpit doors, not more aviation screening 18 May 2009

Transport Minister Steven Joyce announced today that the government will not extend security screening for domestic air travel, preferring instead to tighten up flight deck security on domestic aircraft. Read more »

Aviation security review could lead to airport closures 24 April 2009

The Government’s suggestion of security screening passengers travelling on regional domestic routes has met with opposition. Read more »

Dunedin International Airport backs DCC business initiative 7 April 2008

Dunedin International Airport Limited (DIAL) is adding its support to the Dunedin City Council Economic Development Unit's 'get out there and sell' project by adding free parking to the flight voucher package. Read more »

Air New Zealand connects Dunedin to Australia 4 April 2008

It was an eclectic mix of the travel industry and business representatives that gathered at PriceWaterhouse Coopers last night to celebrate the launch of Air New Zealand services to Dunedin. Read more »