Malta International Airport

Malta International Airport (Maltese: Ajruport Internazzjonali ta' Malta, IATA: MLA, ICAO: LMML) is the only airport in Malta and it serves the whole of the Maltese Islands.

Malta International Airport

Ajruport Internazzjonali ta' Malta
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerMalta International Airport plc
ServesValletta
LocationGudja, Malta
Hub forAir Malta
Focus city forRyanair (Malta Air)
Elevation AMSL300 ft / 91 m
Coordinates35°51′27″N 014°28′39″E
Websitemaltairport.com
Map
MLA
Location on a map of Malta
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 2,377 7,799 Unknown
13/31 3,544 11,627 Hard
Statistics (2019)
Passengers7,310,289[1]
Aircraft Movements51,910[1]
Cargo & Mail (tonnes)18,498[1]
  • RWY source: ARINC eff. 2020-01-30[2]

It is located on island of Malta, southwest of the Maltese capital Valletta in the town of Gudja, and occupies the location of the former RAF Luqa. The airport serves as the main hub for Air Malta and Medavia besides being a base for Ryanair and its subsidiary Malta Air. It is also home to the Area Control Center and hosted the annual Malta Airshow until 2017. The airport is operated by Malta International Airport plc.