Valletta Malta airport (MLA)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.

 
 

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Malta International Airport, also known as Valletta Airport or Luqa Airport and opened on March 25, 1992, is the only air transport hub in the small archipelago of Malta. It operates flights to international destinations in Europe and the Middle East.

Official Website: maltairport.com

Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.

Annual passenger traffic: 5.8 million passengers went through it in 2022.

Tel: +356 2124 9600. Flight information: Tel +356 5230 2000 - FACEBOOK

Information desk in the check-in hall. In the Arrivals area, there is also a tourist office open from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm.

 Location

The airport is located in the city of Luqa, 8 km (5 miles) southwest of Valletta.

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Car rental agencies

The following companies have counters on level 1 of the Park East car park:

  1. AddCar (Tel +356 9949 9507)
  2. Alamo/Enterprise/National (Tel +356 2158 3033 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
  3. Amaze Car Rental (Tel +356 9933 9238)
  4. Aquarius Rent A Car (Tel +356 2157 5736)
  5. AutoUnion (Tel +356 2123 9421)
  6. Avis (Tel +356 2567 7110/7200 - 24 hours a day)
  7. Budget (Tel +356 2123 3668 / 2567 7208 - 24 hours a day)
  8. Caracter/Nexacar/Street (Tel +356 9999 2447)
  9. Carwiz (Tel +356 7931 5021 - Monday to Saturday 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Sunday 8:00 am to 1:00 pm)
  10. CB Car Rentals (Tel +356 9949 9507)
  11. Citygo (Tel +356 7942 1630 - 24 hours a day)
  12. Drifter (Tel +356 2152 3535)
  13. Europcar (Tel +356 2576 1000 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm)
  14. First (Tel +356 2123 9421)
  15. Goldcar (Tel +356 2576 1777 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm)
  16. Green Motion (Tel +356 2258 0340 / 7903 1010 - 10:00 am to 8:00 pm)
  17. Hertz/Thrifty (Tel +356 2131 4636 / 2811 - 8:00 am to 0:30 am)
  18. JS Car Hire (Tel +356 2148 2548 / 2149 7301)
  19. Malta First Car Hire (Tel +356 2766 6550)
  20. OK Mobility (Tel +356 9906 9225 / 9920 9209 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
  21. Percius Car Hire (Tel +356 2144 2530 - Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 6:30 pm, Saturday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm)
  22. Rental Car Malta (Tel +356 9943 0430)
  23. Sicily by Car (Tel +356 9921 7673 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm)
  24. Sixt (Tel +356 2149 0400 / 0003 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
  25. Smart Car Rentals (Tel +356 9906 9225 / 9920 9209)
  26. Sun Car Rentals (Tel +356 2757 7206 - 24 hours a day)
  27. SurPrice Car Rentals (Tel +356 9917 6254 - 24 hours a day)
  28. Viaggiare Rent (Tel +356 9949 9507)
  29. Wheego (Tel +356 9933 9238)
 

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Parking services at Valletta Malta airport (MLA)

Two different car parks for short and long stays, with security cameras. The first 10 minutes of stay are free of charge and motorbikes can park free of charge. Pay stations inside the car parks and in the Arrivals Hall. More information: Tel +356 2369 6375. Rates

Surface Car Parks - Outdoor, directly in front of the terminal.
Park East - Multi-level facility.

 

Facilities for passengers with special needs

There are accessible telephones and toilets, a special waiting room, elevators, escalators, reserved places in the main car park and escort services through the different checkpoints. Should you require special assistance, it is recommended that you inform your airline of your needs at least 48 hours in advance.

 
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Latest updates: August 18, 2023