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Dunedin International Airport

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Continent: Oceania Country: New Zealand Region: South Island

Dunedin International Airport
Location Momona, Dunedin, Otago
Airport type Commercial
Overview map Bing
Tower 120.7 122.4
ATIS 128.8

Dunedin International Airport is a regional airport in Otago, on New Zealand's South Island. It is on the Taieri Plains, 30 km (about a 30 minute drive) west of Dunedin city centre. The airport has a single 1,900m runway, 03/21, with ILS in both directions, and a single terminal building with two airbridges. There are around 20,000 aircraft movements and 700,000 passengers annually.

Official Spotting Locations

Terminal building

The upper level of the terminal building offers good views of the runway, aircraft departing from runway 03 may rotate near the taxiway to the apron. Parking in the terminal carpark.

Other Spotting Locations

Centre Road

Pacific Blue Boeing 737-800 ZK-PBI, from Centre Road

This is an excellent spot for aircraft landing on runway 21. Vehicles should be parked outside the boom gates, and not obscuring the signal lights from other motorists. It is a 100km/h zone, care is needed with traffic on the road. Google Street View

McLaren Gully Road

McLaren Gully Road, off State Highway 1, offers an elevated wide view of the airport. A zoom or telephoto lens needed for any amount of detail.

Regular Traffic

  • Air New Zealand: Boeing 737-300, Airbus A320-200, ATR 72, Bombardier Q300
  • Pacific Blue: Boeing 737-800

Arrival and departure times are listed on the airport website

General aviation
  • Mainland Air: Cessna 152, Socata TB-10 Tobago, Cessna 172K, Cessna 180A, Piper Seneca 2, Piper PA-31-350 Chieftain

Facilities and Transportation

Taxis and shuttle vans service the airport, and there is a 24-hour carpark. Rental car companies are:

  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Driven
  • Europcar
  • Ezi-Rent
  • Hertz
  • Nationwide
  • Thrifty

The terminal has two cafés and a bar, another food shop, a gift shop, a stationary/book shop, two duty free shops, ATMs, and an Air New Zealand Koru Club lounge.