Airports in Mauritius

Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)


Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, or Mauritius International Airport, is located approximately 26 miles (48km) south-east Port Louis in Mauritius. It comprises of a single terminal building with Arrivals on the ground floor and Departures on the upper level.

The airport only caters for passengers, which means that there is no landside part of the building. Although generally efficient, passengers at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport should expect some queues or delays during peak holiday season. In general, the airport is exactly what one would expect of an island airport. It has its charm, but what passengers are really after are the beaches once they've exited the airport building.


The airport is 21 miles (34km) southeast of Port Louis.

Getting to the city

A regular bus service operates from the airport every 30 minutes, taking about an hour to reach Port Louis. The bus fare into town is relatively cheap and must be paid onboard. Taxis are available and take around 45 minutes to reach the capital.


GMT +4.


Tel: +230 603 6000.

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Mauritius International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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