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AIA - Auckland Airport profile

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Auckland Airport


NZX code: AIA
Short name: Auckland Airport 
Legal name: Auckland International Airport Limited
Industry sector: Airport
NZX50 rank: 3 of 50
Head office address: 4 Leonard Isitt Drive, Auckland Airport, Manukau 2022
Chairman: Patrick Strange
Chief executive: Adrian Littlewood 
Financial year ended: June
Locations: New Zealand
Auditor: Deloitte
Bankers: ANZ, ASB, Bank of NZ, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi, Westpac NZ

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Financial statement history

A. Recent trading and performance summary:

NPAT Earnings
per share
fye June bln mln cents
2016 $0.574 $262 22.1
2017 $0.629 $333 28.0
2018 $0.684 $650 54.3
2019 $0.743 $524 42.8
2020 $0.567 $194 15.2

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B. Recent financial position summary:

fye June bln bln %
2016 $6.14 $2.26 63.2
2017 $6.50 $2.47 62.0
2018 $8.20 $2.51 69.4
2019 $8.70 $2.66 69.4
2020 $9.30 $2.66 71.4

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C. Recent cash flows and positions:

Cash and equiv. 
at year end
fye June mln mln mln
2016 $271 $256.4 $52.6
2017 $330 $337.3 $45.1
2018 $321 $259.6 $106.7
2019 $376 $445.3 $37.3
2020 $1125 $396.6 $765.3

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Description of trading activities 

"Auckland Airport is the third busiest international airport in Australiasia. More than three-quarters of all international visitors to New Zealand arrive here."

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CEO profile

Adrian Littlewood joined Auckland Airport in 2009 and has been the Chief Executive since 2012. Prior to joining Auckland Airport, Adrian worked in strategy, product and marketing management roles at Telecom New Zealand and worked as a corporate lawyer for Bell Gully in New Zealand and Baker & McKenzie in the United Kingdom. He holds a BA/LLB from the University of Auckland and attended the 2012 Stanford Executive Programme at Stanford University.

Chairman profile

Patrick Strange has spent 35 years working principally in New Zealand and international electricity and infrastructure sectors. He is currently also chair of Chorus and a director of Mercury NZ and Essential Energy Australia. He holds a Ph. D in Engineering from the University of Auckland and is also a Distinguished Fellow of IPENZ.


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