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

John McCallChief Executive

The Chief Executive, John McCall, joined the airport industry in 1988 to undertake the restructuring and transition of Dunedin's airport from a non-commercial local and central government enterprise to a public corporate entity. John is a past president of the Aviation Industry Association of New Zealand and on the board of the New Zealand Airports Association. He is an Associate Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Management, a trustee of Tourism Dunedin, a director of Taieri Gorge Railway Limited, and a member of the Dunedin City Council’s economic development initiative - "Project Gateway".

Peter FordGeneral Manager Finance & Business performance

Business Manager, Peter Ford, is a qualified chartered accountant and graduate of Otago University.

He has worked for Dunedin International Airport Ltd since 1999 having previously worked for Arthur Barnetts, Hallensteins and accounting firms in Dunedin. Whilst at Arthur Barnetts Peter was closely involved in the feasibility analysis, funding and financial structure required for the construction of the Meridian Shopping Mall.


Richard Robertsgeneral Manager infrastructure & service delivery

Operations Manager, Richard Roberts, has an extensive engineering and project management background in both England and New Zealand. He arrived in New Zealand in 1996 as a permanent resident and joined Dunedin International Airport in 1999.



marketing and communications MANAGER

Marketing and Communications Manager, Megan Crawford, joined Dunedin International 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 International 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;  K Grant, BA, LLB, Dip Law;
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.

2013 results

TOTAL PASSENGER NUMBERS at 857,951 compare to 853,650 last year, an increase of 0.5%.
DOMESTIC PASSENGER NUMBERS at 794,209, compare to 790,554 last year, an increase of 0.5%.
INTERNATIONAL PASSENGER NUMBERS at 63,742 compare to 63,096, an increase of 1.0% on 2012.
TOTAL REVENUE is $12,453,502, an increase of 20.7% on 2012 and is 10.6% above budget.
SHAREHOLDERS’ FUNDS at $44,331,510, up 5.3% on last year.
OPERATING SURPLUS AFTER TAX of $2,416,666 compares favourably to $1,105,338 in 2012.
NON-AERONAUTICAL INCOME, at 62.1% of total revenue, compares to last year’s figure of 60.8%.
A DIVIDEND of $660,000 (7.5c per share) was declared and paid during the year.

Financial results 2009 – 2012

  2010 2011 2012 2013
Total Passengers       778,190      776,508 853,650 857,951
Domestic        728,689     710,845 790,554 794,209
International       49,501        65,663 63,096 63742
Total Revenue  8,157,193   8,505,456 10,314,040 12,453,502
Profit After Tax    -50,357  713,592 1,105,338 2,416,666
Shareholders' Equity   27,271,667   27,708,570   42,103,001   44,331,510
Shareholder Dividend    264,000   396,000 660,000




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) 
Annual Report 2014

Landing Charges

Landing Charges Schedule for Dunedin Airport effective 1 December 2011

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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