Dunedin International Airport, colloquially known as Momona Airport, is a domestic and international airport serving the city of Dunedin and the regions of Otago and Southland. It is located 30km (19 mi) out of town, adjacent to the village of Momona on the Taieri Plains approximately 22km south west of Dunedin CBD. The airport is the fifth busiest airport in New Zealand by passenger traffic, catering to more than 700,000 passengers a year. It is one of the two airports located in Otago, the other being Queenstown International Airport. It has a single paved runway rated for aircraft up to the Boeing 767 and has ILS in both directions. Dunedin International Airport’s well-known landmark is the Southern Man sculpture, which sits outside the terminal building. It was sculpted by artist Sam Mahon, which was a gift from Speight’s Brewery.
The airport has a single terminal building with five gates, two of which have airbridges. The passenger terminal has a carpark for short- and long-term parking and is open 24 hours a day. It also houses shopping and standard airport facilities. The airlines the operate at the airport are Air New Zealand (Auckland, Christchurch, and Wellington), Air Nelson-operated Air New Zealand (Christchurch and Wellington), Mount Cook Airline-operated Air New Zealand (also Christchurch and Wellington), Jetstar Airways (Auckland), and Virgin Australia (Brisbane). Air Post operates cargo flights to and from Christchurch.
Services and Facilities
Dunedin International Airport provides the best service and facilities for its passengers and guests. For general inquiries, you can go directly to the information desk on the ground floor, directly located in front of the main doors and adjacent to the baggage claim area. You can also get a copy of the brochure which provides information on nearby accommodation and tourist offers. It also offers drop and direct dial phones to local accommodation, transport, and local attractions. For quick cash, there is a Westpac ATM near the front entrance of the terminal which accepts ATM and credit cards. A Lounge is available for Club members and Air NZ Gold/Gold Elite and Star Alliance Gold Frequent Flyers. Free Wi-Fi is also available throughout the terminal, which can be used for 30 minutes or 1000 MB. Passengers can use the baggage trolleys available in the arrivals hall for free. Baby change facilities are located in the parent room on Level 1, just at the right side of the escalators. There’s a microwave, change facility, nappy disposal, and toilet in the room. You can also bring young children in the X-Zone family entertainment area on Level 1, which has 18 games machines and a ‘Time to Play’ area. There are two duty-free stores – one located in the international departure area, the second in the arrivals hall – where you can shop of pick up items you bought online. You can grab a snack and enjoy a meal at the airport’s large food court on Level 1, or buy coffee at the coffee shop on the ground floor. There are also two stores that stock gifts and indispensable items for travellers: PaperPlus and Otago. Other services include car key drop-off (at the Information Desk), bag storage, post box (Level 1, outside PaperPlus), public telephones (ground floor), and clean and modern toilet facilities (both the ground floor and Level 1). For accommodations, you can contact Dunedin International Airport Limited, which owns Momona Village, a small housing community adjacent to the airport.