|Address||Vjal l-Avazzjoni, Luqa, LQA 4000, Malta|
|Number of terminals||1|
|Time zone||GMT Central European Time: GMT/UTC +1 (GMT/UTC +2 from March 30 to October 26, 2014)|
|Location||Malta International Airport is located 5 km (3 miles) southeast of Valletta.|
|Driving directions||Upon leaving Malta International Airport, take the main road to Marsa and head northeast to Valletta along Triq Sant' Anna. The city center and airport are both clearly signed.|
|Car rental||Car rental desks are located in the Welcomers' Hall (Arrivals). Companies represented at the airport include Avis, Budget, Dollar, Europcar, First, Hertz, Sixt, and Thrifty. The car rental parking lot is a short distance from the terminal.|
|Public transport and taxis||Bus: Malta Public Transport (tel: 2122 2000; www.publictransport.com.mt) buses X1, X1A, X2, and X4A depart regularly to Valletta from a bus stop outside the check-in hall (travel time: 25 minutes; fare: €1.30 (valid for two hours) or €1.50 (valid all day)). Other buses serving the airport include the X3 and X86, which link the airport to the northern town of Ċirkewwa.|
Shuttle: The Malta Transfer shuttle (www.maltatransfer.com) connects to various destinations in Malta. One-way fares start from €5. Ticket desks are located in the baggage claim area.
Taxi: There is a fixed-fare taxi service operated by White Taxis (TLWA) (tel: 2182 3017; www.maltataxi.net) to all areas of Malta. The fare to Valetta from the airport is €10, and the travel time is about 20 minutes. Prepaid tickets can be purchased from the taxi booth located in the Welcomers' Hall (Arrivals).
|Car parking||There are spaces for 650 cars in the parking lot, which is opposite the terminal and linked to it by a walkway. The parking lot offers both short- and long-term parking rates; the first 10 minutes of parking is free. Parking inquiries should be directed to Airport Parking Ltd (tel: 2125 7722).|
|Information and help desks||The customer service center (tel: 2124 9600) is located inside the check-in hall and is open around the clock. Malta Tourist Information (tel: 2369 6073 or 6074) has a center in the Welcomers' Hall (Arrivals) and is also open 24 hours a day.|
|Airport Facilities||Money: There is a Bank of Valletta branch in the SkyParks Business Centre, which is adjacent to the terminal. ATMs are available in the check-in hall, at the arrivals carousel, and in the Welcomer's Hall. An HSBC Currency exchange facility is also available in Welcomer's Hall.|
Communications: There is a post office in the check-in hall. Public telephones and free Wi-Fi are available throughout. Charging points are provided.
Food: There are numerous places to eat within the terminal, both before and after security. These include fast-food outlets and a pub in the food court on the lower level, as well as cafés, food outlets, and a bar in the departures area.
Shopping: There is a good choice of duty-free (for passengers leaving the EU), gift, fashion, and general service shops at Malta International Airport, particularly in the departures area.
Luggage: A left-luggage service is available 24 hours a day at the airport information desk in the check-in area. For lost and found items, inquiries should be directed to the customer service desks in the check-in hall and in the Schengen departures area (tel: 2369 6495 or 6000). Baggage wrapping is also available in the check-in hall.
Other facilities: There is a chapel on the lower level of the terminal. Those with babies can make use of the parenting rooms in the check-in hall and departures lounge, which are equipped with changing and feeding facilities.
|Conference and business facilities||Conference facilities (tel: 2369 6514) with a capacity of up to 40 attendees are available on the lower level. The new SkyParks Business Center (tel: 2125 7722), which is next to the terminal, also offers meeting and conference space. The members-only La Valette executive lounges (tel: 2369 6292) in departures and arrivals provide a range of VIP services, including meet-and-greet concierge, chauffeur-driven cars, and complimentary refreshments, as well as computer, telephone, fax, and Wi-Fi.|
|Disabled facilities||The terminal has wheelchair-accessible toilets, ramps, and low payphones. Reserved parking spaces are available in the parking lot. Assistance should be arranged in advance, prior to arrival at the airport (tel: 2369 6333).|
|Airport hotels||There are no on-site hotels at Malta International Airport and limited options nearby. For greater choice, passengers will have to travel approximately 10 km (6 miles) into Valetta itself.|
Hotel Phoenicia Malta
Approximately 20 minutes by car from the airport, this 5-star hotel on the outskirts of Valetta overlooks the city's historic fortifications. The hotel boasts extensive gardens, upmarket restaurants, and leisure facilities. The concierge will arrange transfers to the airport for a fee.
Floriana, The Mall
Tel: 2122 52415
Only 5km (3 miles) from MLA, the 38-room Castille is a comfortable 3-star hotel offering two restaurants, one of which has a terrace overlooking the harbor. The hotel is convenient to Valetta's historic attractions and some rooms have balconies.
Valetta, Castille Square
Tel: 2124 3677
|Full airport name||Malta International Airport|
|State or province||Malta|