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Velana International Airport (MLE)


Male, Maldives

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Elevation: 6ft

UTC: +5 Hours

Velana International Airport (MLE) is located on Hulhul Island in the North Male Atoll of the Maldives. The city of Male is the capital of the Maldives, and is located just a few minutes away from the airport by boat or ferry. Male is a bustling, vibrant city with plenty of attractions, including the Grand Friday Mosque, the National Museum, and a number of vibrant markets. Male is known for its warm hospitality, tropical climate, and diverse culture, making it a great destination for visitors from all over the world.

Airport Directions

To get to Velana International Airport (MLE) by car, you can book a private car or taxi, which will cost around $50-$60 depending on your starting point. To get to the airport by bus, you can take the public bus from Male or Hulhumale to the airport, which costs around $3-$4. To get to the airport by train, take the ferry from Male to the airport, which costs around $2. Finally, to get to the airport by taxi, you can hail a taxi from Male or Hulhumale, which will cost around $15-$20.

Airport Terminals & Airlines

The Velana International Airport (MLE) has three terminals for international, domestic, and charter flights. The following airlines operate out of each of the terminals:International Terminal: ? Maldivian? Emirates? Air Asia? China Eastern? Qatar Airways? Etihad Airways? Thai Airways? Singapore Airlines? Turkish AirlinesDomestic Terminal:? Flyme? Villa Air? Trans Maldivian Airways Charter Terminal:? Mega Maldives ? Aero Asia International? GCM Aviation? Manta Air ? Sunland Aviation

Airport Address

The address of the Velana International Airport (MLE) is Hulhule Island, Republic of Maldives. The telephone number is +960 3342424, and the email address is The airport is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Airport Lost & Found

The lost and found office at Velana International Airport (MLE) is located at Hulhule Island in the North Male Atoll. The telephone number is 0034 600 and the opening hours are 24 hours.

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