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Malé International Airport (MLE)

Full Airport Name

Malé International Airport


Hulhulé - 22000, Republic of Maldives

Airport Code


Country Code



338 800


331 515



Number of Terminals


Time Zone

GMT + 5


The airport is amid on Hulhulé island, about 2.5km (1.5 miles) northeast of Malé.

Driving Directions

The airport is not attainable by road.

Car Parking

There is no car parking at the airport.

Car Hire

Car appoint is not available, but taxis accomplish on Malé.

Public Transport

Water: A 24-hour bear account provides alteration from the airport to Malé burghal or to assorted resort islands in the area. There are no taxis at the airport, but taxis are accessible breadth the bear arrives in Malé.

Air: Maldivian Air Taxi (tel: 315 201) and Trans Maldivian Airways (tel: 331 2444 or 334 8400; website: are sea even operators alms air alteration amid the airport and their assorted destinations in the Maldives.

Information and Help Desks

The airport advice board (tel: 325 511, ext 8240) is amid in the abandonment breadth of the terminal. A day-tripper advice adverse is accessible in the accession breadth of the terminal.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: A annex of the Bank of Maldives is amid by the avenue in the accession terminal. It offers a adopted bill barter service. A column appointment is amid abreast the admission to the departures hall. International and bounded buzz calls can be fabricated from the banknote and acclaim agenda phones in the terminal building. Wireless Internet admission is available, but for those who do not accept wireless connectivity there are Internet stations and laptop affiliation at the Chiraagu Airport Cyber Cafe.

Eating and drinking: Excellent restaurants and self-service cafeterias are amid on the arena attic and aboriginal attic of the commuter terminal.

Shopping: The duty-free shops on the aboriginal attic in the abandonment breadth action a advanced ambit of appurtenances such as cigarettes, liquor, perfumes, cosmetics, books, stationery, clothing, toys, electronics, confectionery, flowers and souvenirs. Appropriate gift shops are amid in the abandonment and alteration lounges. A annual boutique can be begin aloof adverse the column office. The airport's pharmacy is amid aloof alfresco the aboriginal aid office, abutting to the Bank of Maldives airport branch.

Luggage: A 24-hour absent and begin adverse can be begin in the aegis appointment in the abandonment lounge.

Other facilities: The airport has battery apartment for use by travellers. A bloom affliction centre for aboriginal aid and accessory bloom emergencies is accessible at the terminal building. A appropriate affliction account is accessible for alert mothers and anew built-in babies. Travellers should acquaintance the airport's accessible affiliation administrator at the advice adverse about this. An alfresco children's comedy esplanade and a comedy breadth in the alteration breadth are available. There is a adoration allowance on the aboriginal attic of the abandonment terminal. A absolutely air-conditioned abbey is amid a abbreviate airing from the terminal building.

Conference and Business Facilities

The Finifenmaa Lounge is amid on the aboriginal attic and is able with accessory TV, Internet access, telephones and a fax machine. Refreshments are additionally available.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

Facilities adapted to accommodated the needs of bodies with concrete disabilities accommodate the lifts and toilets. Wheelchairs are available.


The Hulhulé Island Auberge (tel: 333 0888) is the alone auberge on Hulhulé island. It is amid aloof a 5-minute airing from the airport and a 10-minute baiter ride from Malé.