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MLE Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: MLE / VRMM
Airport Names:
  1. Ibrahim Nasir International Airport
  2. އިބްރާހިމް ނާސިރު ބައިނަލްއަޤުވާމީ ވައިގެބަނދަރު
Location: Hulhulé Island, Maldives
GPS Coordinates: 4°11'30"N by 73°31'44"E
Area Served: Malé, Maldives
Operator/Owner: Government of Maldives
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 6 feet (2 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (MLE):

  • Because of Ibrahim Nasir International Airport's relatively low elevation of 6 feet, planes can take off or land at Ibrahim Nasir 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.
  • On 25 November 2010, MACL officially handed over the aerodrome license of Malé International Airport to GMIAL.
  • As of March 2013, SriLankan Airlines is the largest foreign carrier into Maldives with 32 flights a week.
  • In addition to being known as "Ibrahim Nasir International Airport", another name for MLE is "އިބްރާހިމް ނާސިރު ބައިނަލްއަޤުވާމީ ވައިގެބަނދަރު".
  • In late 2012, the government of Maldives declared that the concession agreement was void ab initio and on 27 November 2012 gave GMIAL a deadline of 7 days to evict the airport'.
  • On 26 July 2011, Male' International Airport was officially renamed as 'Ibrahim Nasir International Airport' in memory of Ibrahim Nasir, 2nd President of the Maldives.
  • The furthest airport from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (MLE) is Seymour Airport (GPS), which is located 11,289 miles (18,168 kilometers) away in Baltra Island, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador.
  • The closest airport to Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (MLE) is Villa International Airport (VAM), which is located 69 miles (111 kilometers) SW of MLE.
  • The airport came 5th in a survey conducted by PrivateFly during October and November 2011, to find the world's best airport approaches.
  • Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (MLE) currently has only 1 runway.

Map of Nearest Airports from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
169.03 miles (111.09 km) SWVilla International Airport (VAM)Maamigili, MaldivesView Villa International Airport on a map View satellite image of Villa International Airport Set VAM as destination Airport Get more information about Villa International Airport
2138.70 miles (223.21 km) SThimarafushi Airport (TMF)Thimarafushi, Thaa Atoll, MaldivesView Thimarafushi Airport on a map View satellite image of Thimarafushi Airport Set TMF as destination Airport Get more information about Thimarafushi Airport
3161.16 miles (259.36 km) SKadhdhoo Airport (KDO)Kadhdhoo Island, Laamu Atoll, MaldivesView Kadhdhoo Airport on a map View satellite image of Kadhdhoo Airport Set KDO as destination Airport Get more information about Kadhdhoo Airport
4178.08 miles (286.59 km) NHanimaadhoo International Airport (HAQ)Hanimaadhoo, Haa Dhaalu Atoll, MaldivesView Hanimaadhoo International Airport on a map View satellite image of Hanimaadhoo International Airport Set HAQ as destination Airport Get more information about Hanimaadhoo International Airport
5258.52 miles (416.04 km) SKaadedhdhoo Airport (KDM)Kaadedhdhoo Island, Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll, MaldivesView Kaadedhdhoo Airport on a map View satellite image of Kaadedhdhoo Airport Set KDM as destination Airport Get more information about Kaadedhdhoo Airport
6311.07 miles (500.61 km) SFuvahmulah Airport (FVM)Fuvahmulah, MaldivesView Fuvahmulah Airport on a map View satellite image of Fuvahmulah Airport Set FVM as destination Airport Get more information about Fuvahmulah Airport
7376.94 miles (606.63 km) NETrivandrum International Airport (TRV)Trivandrum, Kerala, IndiaView Trivandrum International Airport on a map View satellite image of Trivandrum International Airport Set TRV as destination Airport Get more information about Trivandrum International Airport
8456.36 miles (734.44 km) NNECochin International Airport (COK)Nedumbassery near Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, IndiaView Cochin International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cochin International Airport Set COK as destination Airport Get more information about Cochin International Airport
9467.75 miles (752.77 km) NNWAgatti Aerodrome (AGX)Agatti Island, IndiaView Agatti Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Agatti Aerodrome Set AGX as destination Airport Get more information about Agatti Aerodrome
10473.45 miles (761.94 km) ENERatmalana Airport (RML)Ratmalana, Sri LankaView Ratmalana Airport on a map View satellite image of Ratmalana Airport Set RML as destination Airport Get more information about Ratmalana Airport
11483.22 miles (777.67 km) ENEBandaranaike International Airport (CMB)Colombo, Sri LankaView Bandaranaike International Airport on a map View satellite image of Bandaranaike International Airport Set CMB as destination Airport Get more information about Bandaranaike International Airport
12483.69 miles (778.42 km) ENEKoggala Airport (KCT)Galle, Sri LankaView Koggala Airport on a map View satellite image of Koggala Airport Set KCT as destination Airport Get more information about Koggala Airport
13499.69 miles (804.17 km) NEMadurai Airport (IXM)Madurai, IndiaView Madurai Airport on a map View satellite image of Madurai Airport Set IXM as destination Airport Get more information about Madurai Airport
14507.79 miles (817.20 km) NNECalicut International Airport (CCJ)Kozhikode (Calicut), IndiaView Calicut International Airport on a map View satellite image of Calicut International Airport Set CCJ as destination Airport Get more information about Calicut International Airport
15529.93 miles (852.84 km) NNECoimbatore International Airport (CJB)Coimbatore, IndiaView Coimbatore International Airport on a map View satellite image of Coimbatore International Airport Set CJB as destination Airport Get more information about Coimbatore International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,288.82 miles (18,167.55 km) WSWSeymour Airport (GPS)Baltra Island, Galápagos Islands, EcuadorView Seymour Airport on a map View satellite image of Seymour Airport Set GPS as destination Airport Get more information about Seymour Airport
211,251.76 miles (18,107.91 km) WSan Cristóbal Airport (SCY)San Cristóbal Island, Galápagos Islands, EcuadorView San Cristóbal Airport on a map View satellite image of San Cristóbal Airport Set SCY as destination Airport Get more information about San Cristóbal Airport
310,918.47 miles (17,571.54 km) NNWGeneral Juan N. Álvarez International Airport (ACA)Acapulco, Guerrero, MexicoView General Juan N. Álvarez International Airport on a map View satellite image of General Juan N. Álvarez International Airport Set ACA as destination Airport Get more information about General Juan N. Álvarez International Airport
410,909.02 miles (17,556.33 km) NNWPuerto Escondido International Airport (PXM)Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, MexicoView Puerto Escondido International Airport on a map View satellite image of Puerto Escondido International Airport Set PXM as destination Airport Get more information about Puerto Escondido International Airport
510,892.77 miles (17,530.16 km) NNWIxtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH)Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, MexicoView Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport on a map View satellite image of Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport Set ZIH as destination Airport Get more information about Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport
610,890.66 miles (17,526.78 km) NNWHuatulco International Airport (HUX)Huatulco (Bahías de Huatulco), Oaxaca, MexicoView Huatulco International Airport on a map View satellite image of Huatulco International Airport Set HUX as destination Airport Get more information about Huatulco International Airport
710,876.27 miles (17,503.61 km) NLázaro Cárdenas Airport (LZC)Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán, MexicoView Lázaro Cárdenas Airport on a map View satellite image of Lázaro Cárdenas Airport Set LZC as destination Airport Get more information about Lázaro Cárdenas Airport
810,837.62 miles (17,441.42 km) SMataveri International Airport (IPC)Easter Island, ChileView Mataveri International Airport on a map View satellite image of Mataveri International Airport Set IPC as destination Airport Get more information about Mataveri International Airport
910,830.38 miles (17,429.76 km) NNWSalina Cruz Airport (SCX)Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, MexicoView Salina Cruz Airport on a map View satellite image of Salina Cruz Airport Set SCX as destination Airport Get more information about Salina Cruz Airport
1010,828.62 miles (17,426.94 km) NNWXoxocotlán International Airport (OAX)Oaxaca, MexicoView Xoxocotlán International Airport on a map View satellite image of Xoxocotlán International Airport Set OAX as destination Airport Get more information about Xoxocotlán International Airport
1110,819.17 miles (17,411.73 km) NPlaya de Oro International Airport (ZLO)Manzanillo, Colima, MexicoView Playa de Oro International Airport on a map View satellite image of Playa de Oro International Airport Set ZLO as destination Airport Get more information about Playa de Oro International Airport
1210,807.97 miles (17,393.69 km) NWTapachula International Airport (TAP)Tapachula, Chiapas, MexicoView Tapachula International Airport on a map View satellite image of Tapachula International Airport Set TAP as destination Airport Get more information about Tapachula International Airport
1310,803.38 miles (17,386.31 km) NLicenciado Miguel de la Madrid Airport (CLQ)Colima, Colima, MexicoView Licenciado Miguel de la Madrid Airport on a map View satellite image of Licenciado Miguel de la Madrid Airport Set CLQ as destination Airport Get more information about Licenciado Miguel de la Madrid Airport
1410,794.93 miles (17,372.72 km) NWRetalhuleu Airport (RER)Retalhuleu, GuatemalaView Retalhuleu Airport on a map View satellite image of Retalhuleu Airport Set RER as destination Airport Get more information about Retalhuleu Airport
1510,793.39 miles (17,370.23 km) NWCoatepeque Airport (CTF)Coatepeque, Quetzaltenango, GuatemalaView Coatepeque Airport on a map View satellite image of Coatepeque Airport Set CTF as destination Airport Get more information about Coatepeque Airport