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Malta International Airport (MLA)

Full Airport Name

Malta International Airport


Malta International Airport Plc, Luqa, LQA 05, Malta

Airport Code


Country Code



2124 9600


2124 9563



Number of Terminals


Time Zone

GMT + 1 (GMT + 2 from the aftermost Sunday in March to the aftermost Sunday in October)


The airport is amid 5km (3 miles) southeast of Valletta

Driving Directions

On abrogation the airport, booty the capital alley to Marsa, which leads to Valletta. The burghal centre and airport are both acutely signposted.

Car Parking

There are spaces for 650 cars in the car park, which is affiliated to the capital terminal by a walkway. Car appoint companies accept a abstracted car esplanade for the accumulating and acknowledgment of assassin vehicles.

Car Hire

Car appoint companies are amid in the Welcomers' Anteroom and accommodate Alamo, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National, Sixt and Thrifty.

Public Transport

Road: Taxi: There is a fixed-fare auto account to all areas of Malta. A auto berth is amid in the Welcomers' Hall, area pre-paid tickets can be purchased. Bus: Bus no.8 departs consistently to/from Valletta and leaves from a bus stop alfresco the check-in hall.

Information and Help Desks

Malta Tourist Advice (tel: 2369 6073/4) is amid in the Welcomers' Anteroom and is accessible 24 hours a day. Additional advice is accessible online (website: The Customer Services Centre (tel: 2124 9600) is amid central the check-in anteroom and is additionally accessible about the clock.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: There are two banks and bureaux de change, as able-bodied as a column appointment and a telecommunications centre. Eating and drinking: There are abundant restaurants and cafeterias throughout the airport, including a drive thru. Shopping: There are several shops at the airport, including tax-free. Luggage: A left-luggage account is available. Other facilities: There is a abbey onsite.

Conference and Business Facilities

There are three controlling lounges at the airport: the Gerolamo Cassar controlling lounge, amid in Arrivals; the La Valette controlling lounge, anchored in the Departures lounge, anon afterwards aegis control; and the Ewropa Lounge (operated by Air Malta) in the Departures lounge. Internet admission is accessible to lounge users.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

The terminal has wheelchair-accessible toilets, ramps and low-level payphones. Reserved parking spaces are accessible in the car park. Wheelchairs are accessible on appeal from the Customer Services Centre (tel: 2124 9600).


There are no on-site hotels but the all-important advice and bookings for all of Malta's hotels can be acquired from the Tourist Advice Appointment central the Welcomers' Hall. Hotels abutting to the airport accommodate the Golden Tulip Vivaldi Hotel (tel: 2137 8100) and the Crowne Plaza (tel: 2134 3400), amid 10km (6 miles) from the airport, and the Hilton Malta (tel: 2138 3383), 14km (9 miles) from the airport.