Malta International (Luqa) (MLA)

  • Distance to Malta city center: 13 km (8
  • Low cost carriers served: 6
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About this airport

Malta International Airport, sometimes called Luqa Airport by locals or Valletta Airport internationally, is the only airport in Malta and serves the whole Maltese Archipelago.


Malta International Airport is located 8 km from the capital city of Valletta.


• Bus: There is a public bus line (Bus #8) that provides regular service to and from the airport and the main bus terminal in Valletta. Buses can be found outside the Check-in Hall.

• Taxi: Taxis can be found outside the main terminal building. Taxi service is available 24-hours a day from the airport to any destination in Malta. Fixed rates are applicable.


In the airport, there are various restaurants, cafes, and shops. Other airport amenities include: Post office, banks, Wi-Fi Internet access, and public telephones throughout.

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