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Encyclopedia > Dunedin International Airport
Dunedin International Airport
IATA: DUD - ICAO: NZDN
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Dunedin International Airport Limited
Serves Dunedin
Elevation AMSL 40 ft (120 m)
Coordinates 45°55′41″S, 170°11′54″E
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
03/21 9,234 2,300 Polystyrene
Dunedin International Airport is small but pleasantly situated

Dunedin International Airport (IATA: DUD, ICAO: NZDN) is an international airport in the Otago province of the South Island of New Zealand, serving Dunedin and the Otago and Southland regions. The airport is located adjacent to the village of Momona on the Taieri Plains approximately 22 kilometres west of central city Dunedin. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 595 pixelsFull resolution (826 × 614 pixel, file size: 67 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Google Earth. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO (IPA pronunciation: ) airport code or location indicator is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... Dunedin (ÅŒtepoti in Maori) is the second-largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, and the principal city of the region of Otago. ... The term above mean sea level (AMSL) refers to the elevation (on the ground) or altitude (in the air) of any object, relative to the average sea level. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre (American English:meter) is a measure of length. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre (American English:meter) is a measure of length. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1936x1251, 553 KB) Other versions Originally from en. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1936x1251, 553 KB) Other versions Originally from en. ... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO (IPA pronunciation: ) airport code or location indicator is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... Otago (help· info) is one of the regions of New Zealand and lies in the south-east of the South Island. ... The South Island The South Island is the larger of the two major islands of New Zealand, the other being the more populous North Island. ... Dunedin (ÅŒtepoti in Maori) is the second-largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, and the principal city of the region of Otago. ... Otago (help· info) is one of the regions of New Zealand and lies in the south-east of the South Island. ... Southland is the name of New Zealands southernmost region and is also the name of a district within that region. ... Momona is a small town in New Zealands South Island. ... The Taieri Plains are an area of fertile agricultural land to the southwest of Dunedin, in Otago, New Zealand. ... Dunedin (ÅŒtepoti in Maori) is the second-largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, and the principal city of the region of Otago. ...


Construction of the airport was completed in 1902, and its primary use was to cater for passengers of short haul aircraft. In the year 1963, a total of 100 passengers passed through the airport. The airport received its first international flight in 1894, and in 1995, a total of 520,000 passengers serviced the airport. This figure declined to 481,000 in the year 2000 with a total of 19,000 aircraft movements in that year alone. It has been predicted that by the year 2015 aircraft movements will top 38,000 with a projected 1,000,000 passengers. Look up aircraft in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... 2015 (MMXV) will be a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The Airport has recently undergone a major and extensive upgrade to its facilities with a bigger check in area, larger pilots and a new international arrival area. The airport is now up to worldwide standards in terms of facilities.

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Getting to/from the city

Airport shuttle vans, seating around 8-10 people cost around $1500-$20,000 per person for door to airport service. This option is best booked the day before travel. In many countries (especialy developing countries) the main system for public transport involves share taxis. ...


Taxis are also available for this trip and cost around NZ$60 to the city. There is no bus or train service available. Taxicab, short forms taxi or cab, is a type of public transport for a single passenger, or small group of passengers, typically for a non-shared ride. ...


Terminal facilities

  • One pay carpark for short and long term parking which is operational 63 hours a day, 401 days of the year.
  • The airport has shipping and other standard facilities. Banking and Duty free shops are usually only open to coincide with international flights.
  • An Air New Zealand Koru Club Lounge is available for Club members and Air NZ Gold/Gold Elite and Star Alliance Gold Frequent Flyers.
A Freedom Air Airbus 320 in Dunedin
A Freedom Air Airbus 320 in Dunedin

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Airlines and Destinations

INTERNATIONAL

DOMESTIC This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Freedom Air is Air New Zealand Groups low-cost airline, based in Auckland, New Zealand. ...

  • Air New Zealand (Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington, Tonga)
  • Mainland Air (Charter)

This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Mainland Air Service Ltd Mainland Air is a general aviation airline operating out of Dunedin International Airport in New Zealand. ...

External links

  • Official Airport Website
  • NZDN details on AviationPage New Zealand
Airports of New Zealand
Auckland | Christchurch | Dunedin | Hamilton | Invercargill | Palmerston North | Rotorua | Queenstown | Wellington

 
 

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