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MLA Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: MLA / LMML
Airport Names:
  1. Malta International Airport
  2. Luqa Airport
  3. Valletta Airport
Location: Luqa, Malta
GPS Coordinates: 35°51'27"N by 14°28'38"E
Area Served: Malta
Operator/Owner: Malta International Airport plc
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 300 feet (91 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Malta International Airport (MLA):

  • Because of Malta International Airport's relatively low elevation of 300 feet, planes can take off or land at Malta International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • Automated money exchange dispensers and ATM are available on the passengers area and arrivals.
  • Malta International Airport handled 405,200 passengers last year.
  • Ryanair based one aircraft in Malta from May 2010, increasing to two from May 2012.
  • In addition to being known as "Malta International Airport", other names for MLA include "Luqa Airport" and "Valletta Airport".
  • The closest airport to Malta International Airport (MLA) is Xewkija / Gozo Heliport (GZM), which is located only 16 miles (26 kilometers) NW of MLA.
  • Malta International Airport (MLA) has 2 runways.
  • The furthest airport from Malta International Airport (MLA) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,639 miles (18,731 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • The airport is located 5 km southwest of the capital, Valletta.

Map of Nearest Airports from Malta International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Malta International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
116.42 miles (26.43 km) NWXewkija / Gozo Heliport (GZM)Xewkija, Gozo, MaltaView Xewkija / Gozo Heliport on a map Set GZM as destination Airport Get more information about Xewkija / Gozo Heliport
278.69 miles (126.64 km) NComiso Airport (CIY)Comiso, ItalyView Comiso Airport on a map Set CIY as destination Airport Get more information about Comiso Airport
3107.28 miles (172.65 km) WSWLampedusa Airport (LMP)Lampedusa, ItalyView Lampedusa Airport on a map Set LMP as destination Airport Get more information about Lampedusa Airport
4109.50 miles (176.23 km) NNENaval Air Station Sigonella (NSY)Catania, ItalyView Naval Air Station Sigonella on a map Set NSY as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Air Station Sigonella
5115.83 miles (186.42 km) NNECatania–Fontanarossa Airport (CTA)Catania, Sicily, ItalyView Catania–Fontanarossa Airport on a map Set CTA as destination Airport Get more information about Catania–Fontanarossa Airport
6166.21 miles (267.48 km) NNEReggio di Calabria Airport (REG)Reggio Calabria, ItalyView Reggio di Calabria Airport on a map Set REG as destination Airport Get more information about Reggio di Calabria Airport
7177.68 miles (285.95 km) NNWFalcone–Borsellino Airport (PMO)Punta Raisi (near Palermo), ItalyView Falcone–Borsellino Airport on a map Set PMO as destination Airport Get more information about Falcone–Borsellino Airport
8179.36 miles (288.65 km) NWVincenzo Florio Airport Trapani-Birgi (TPS)Trapani, ItalyView Vincenzo Florio Airport Trapani-Birgi on a map Set TPS as destination Airport Get more information about Vincenzo Florio Airport Trapani-Birgi
9208.70 miles (335.87 km) WMonastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport (MIR)Monastir, TunisiaView Monastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport on a map Set MIR as destination Airport Get more information about Monastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport
10215.39 miles (346.64 km) SSWMitiga International Airport (MJI)Tripoli, LibyaView Mitiga International Airport on a map Set MJI as destination Airport Get more information about Mitiga International Airport
11226.35 miles (364.27 km) WEnfidha–Hammamet International Airport (NBE)Enfidha, TunisiaView Enfidha–Hammamet International Airport on a map Set NBE as destination Airport Get more information about Enfidha–Hammamet International Airport
12227.60 miles (366.28 km) WSWSfax–Thyna International Airport (SFA)Sfax, TunisiaView Sfax–Thyna International Airport on a map Set SFA as destination Airport Get more information about Sfax–Thyna International Airport
13231.79 miles (373.02 km) NNELamezia Terme International Airport (SUF)Lamezia Terme, ItalyView Lamezia Terme International Airport on a map Set SUF as destination Airport Get more information about Lamezia Terme International Airport
14232.82 miles (374.69 km) SSWTripoli International Airport (TIP)Tripoli, LibyaView Tripoli International Airport on a map Set TIP as destination Airport Get more information about Tripoli International Airport
15246.25 miles (396.29 km) WNWTunis–Carthage Airport (TUN)Tunis / Carthage, TunisiaView Tunis–Carthage Airport on a map Set TUN as destination Airport Get more information about Tunis–Carthage Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Malta International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Malta International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,639.04 miles (18,731.18 km) SEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,510.39 miles (18,524.13 km) ESEGisborne Airport (GIS)Gisborne, New ZealandView Gisborne Airport on a map Set GIS as destination Airport Get more information about Gisborne Airport
311,457.32 miles (18,438.73 km) ESEWhakatane Airport (WHK)Whakatane, New ZealandView Whakatane Airport on a map Set WHK as destination Airport Get more information about Whakatane Airport
411,443.85 miles (18,417.05 km) ESEHawke's Bay Airport (NPE)Napier, New ZealandView Hawke's Bay Airport on a map Set NPE as destination Airport Get more information about Hawke's Bay Airport
511,424.17 miles (18,385.37 km) ESERotorua International Airport (ROT)Rotorua, New ZealandView Rotorua International Airport on a map Set ROT as destination Airport Get more information about Rotorua International Airport
611,418.88 miles (18,376.86 km) ESETauranga Airport (TRG)Tauranga, New ZealandView Tauranga Airport on a map Set TRG as destination Airport Get more information about Tauranga Airport
711,408.30 miles (18,359.83 km) ESETaupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō (TUO)Taupo, New ZealandView Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō on a map Set TUO as destination Airport Get more information about Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō
811,393.79 miles (18,336.48 km) ESEMatamata Airport (MTA)Matamata, New ZealandView Matamata Airport on a map Set MTA as destination Airport Get more information about Matamata Airport
911,383.54 miles (18,319.99 km) EThames Aerodrome (TMZ)Thames, New ZealandView Thames Aerodrome on a map Set TMZ as destination Airport Get more information about Thames Aerodrome
1011,380.62 miles (18,315.29 km) ECoromandel Aerodrome (CMV)Coromandel, New ZealandView Coromandel Aerodrome on a map Set CMV as destination Airport Get more information about Coromandel Aerodrome
1111,376.47 miles (18,308.61 km) EGreat Barrier Aerodrome (GBZ)Great Barrier Island, New ZealandView Great Barrier Aerodrome on a map Set GBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Great Barrier Aerodrome
1211,371.27 miles (18,300.25 km) ESEHamilton International Airport (HLZ)Hamilton, New ZealandView Hamilton International Airport on a map Set HLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Hamilton International Airport
1311,368.72 miles (18,296.14 km) SSWMangaia Island Airport (MGS)Mangaia Island, Cook IslandsView Mangaia Island Airport on a map Set MGS as destination Airport Get more information about Mangaia Island Airport
1411,368.21 miles (18,295.32 km) ESEPalmerston North Airport (PMR)Palmerston North, New ZealandView Palmerston North Airport on a map Set PMR as destination Airport Get more information about Palmerston North Airport
1511,367.03 miles (18,293.41 km) SSWRarotonga International Airport (RAR)Avarua, Cook IslandsView Rarotonga International Airport on a map Set RAR as destination Airport Get more information about Rarotonga International Airport