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Valletta Malta airport (MLA)

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Malta International Airport, also known as Valletta Airport or Luqa Airport and opened on March 25, 1992, is the only access for air transportation in the small archipelago of Malta. It operates with international destinations in Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 6 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +356 2124 9600. Flight information: Tel +356 5230 2000. E-mail: 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.


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

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Car rental companies

The following companies operate counters in the Arrivals Hall:

Avis (Tel +356 2567 7110 / 7200 - 24 hours a day)
Budget (Tel +356 2124 6640 - 24 hours a day)
Dollar/Thrifty (Tel +356 2131 4636)
Europcar (Tel +356 2576 1000 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm)
First/Active (Tel +356 2123 9421 - 9:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Goldcar (Tel +356 2744 7512 - 9:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Green Motion (Tel +356 2713 9999 - 10:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +356 2123 2811 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +356 2782 1416 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm)


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Parking services at Valletta Malta airport (MLA)

Two different parking lots, with CCTV. The first 10 minutes of stay are free and motorcycles can park with no charge. More information: Tel +356 2369 6475. Rates

Main Car Park - For short and long stays, directly in front of the terminal.
Underground Car Park - Located underneath the SkyParks Business Center.


Services for passengers with special needs

There are accessible telephones and restrooms, a special waiting room, lifts, escalators, reserved spaces in the main car park and escort services through the different controls. If you should require special assistance, it is advised to inform your airline about your needs at least 48 hours in advance.