Malta International (MLA) Airport
Malta International MLA Airport Overview
Malta International Airport MLA serves the independent State of Malta. Malta is a member of the European Union and belongs to the Eurozone and Schengen area. The State of Malta encompasses 316 square kilometers and has a population of 409,000. Its 7,000-year history, archeological sites and ideal weather conditions draw tourists from all over Europe.
The Airport is located between the towns of Luqa and Gudja, on the Island of Malta, the larger of the Maltese islands in the Mediterranean Sea (which form the State of Malta), situated just below Sicily. It was voted 'Best Airport 2010' in the 1-5 million passenger category.
With two long runways and an estimated 3.6 million passengers in 2012, Malta International Airport is hub for Air Malta and is served by a good number of international airlines, including low-fare and charter airlines. A seaplane service to the Maltese Island of Gozo, as well as to Sicily, is sponsored by Harbour Air, located at the Airport.
Malta International Airport has one passenger terminal. (For more information, please refer to 'Terminal Map' page.)
Parking options at Malta International: There is plenty of outdoor parking available across from the passenger terminal for both short- and long-time parking. Short-term parking offers the first 10 minutes free. Cars may park anywhere within the car park other than in the 'Blue Badge Holder' designated spaces. For more parking information call Airport Parking Ltd +346 2369 6475.
Rental car counters can be reached from Arrivals leading past exit doorts into the Welcome Hall - to the left.
To get from Malta Airport to your destination, you can rent a car, take a taxi or a bus:
1. Taxis operate on a fixed-rate basis; prepaid taxi tickets can be obtained from the ticket booth inside the Arrivals Welcome Hall.
2. Bus Service: Airport express buses X1, X2, X3 & X4 are accessible buses with extra baggage space:
X1 to Marsa Park & Ride; Mater Dei; Pembroke Park & Ride; Melliena & Cirkewwa;
X2 to Paola, Marsa Park & Ride, Mater Dei, San Giljan (St. Julian);
X3 to Paola, Marsa Park & Ride, Birkirkara, Attard,Rabat, Mosta, Bigibba;
X4 [from Valetta, Marsa Park & Ride, Airport] to Birzebbuga.
Malta International MLA Airport Update History
- MLA Airports - Oct 28, 2013
- MLA Airlines Served - Oct 3, 2013
- MLA Official Website Links - Jun 12, 2013