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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.
  • Malta International Airport air terminal operations include general passenger services, and the operation of an extensive range of retail services at the airport, airside and landside shops, restaurants and other outlets, which are all operated on concession agreements.
  • Malta International Airport handled 405,200 passengers last year.
  • 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.
  • In addition to being known as "Malta International Airport", other names for MLA include "Luqa Airport" and "Valletta Airport".
  • Malta International Airport (MLA) has 2 runways.
  • In October 1977, a new and longer runway was launched and works commenced on the extension and refurbishment of the air terminal.
  • Malta International Airport is well-served by public transport.
  • The closest airport to Malta International Airport (MLA) is Xewkija / Gozo Heliport (GZM), which is located only 16 miles (26 kilometers) NW of MLA.
  • The head office of Medavia is on the airport property.

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