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Airports in Malta

Malta International Airport (MLA)


Malta International Airport is the only airport in Malta, making it the sole international gateway for the island group, located south of the Italian island of Sicily. The facility is small, but Malta International Airport has won several awards and generally gets good reviews from travellers.

There is a wide selection of shops and restaurants offering everything from fast food to designer watches. Serving as the primary hub for Air Malta and a base for Ryanair, flights to Malta International Airport come in from numerous European destinations.


The airport is situated three miles (5km) southwest of the capital, Valletta.

Getting to the city

Malta Airport has a system whereby passengers pre-pay before boarding a taxi. The taxi booth is situated in the Welcomers Hall. Regular buses X1, X2, X3, and X4 operate between the airport and various points in Malta.


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


Tel: +356 2124 9600

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

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