Maldives to Open Four New Airports in 2020

Transfers in The Maldives


Responsive image

10 January, 2020

Four new airports being developed in Maldives are set to open in 2020, as per the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation.

According to the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, Hon. Aishath Nahula, those four airports are Haa Alif Hoarafushi , Shaviyani Funadhoo, Lhaviyani Madhivaru and Gaafu Dhaalu Maavarulu . Shaviyani Funadhoo and Gaafu Dhaalu Maavarulu airports are expected to open in the first quarter of 2020. Haa Alif Hoarafushi , and Lhaviyani Madhivaru airports are expected to open in the second quarter of 2020.

There are 14 airports currently operating in the Maldives. These include the international airports from the Velaana International Airport, Hanimaadhoo International Airport, Gan International Airport, Villa International Airport, Maafaru International Airport, and domestic airports at Baa Dharavandhoo, Raa Ifuru, Th Thimarafushi, Dhaalu Kudahuvadhoo, Gaaf Alif Kooddoo, Gaaf Dhaal Kaadedhoo, Laamu Kadhdhoo, Haa Dhaal Kulhudhuhfushi, and Gn. Fuvahmulah airport.

Establishing airports within 20 minutes of each habited island was a pledge of the previous government and the current government is working toward the same goals

Check Availability and Prices in Hotels near Male Airport

Hotels in the Maldives Enter your dates and choose from 759 hotels and other places to stay!
Deals Finder
hotel best price guarantee
Responsive image

Transfers in The Maldives

Coco Bodu Hithi

Transfers to / from the hotel usually do not fill most of us with fun, but in the Maldives everything is different. Forget about the long taxi trip from the airport, the unique location of this island nation means that to get your exclusive resort you will need to make a sea cruise or flight. A domestic flight, speedboat or seaplane transfer – depending on where your resort is located – to get you out to your island paradise. Most resorts will assist you in booking these transfers and for some it may be included in the price. Read More.

what is better: beach or overwater

Beach or Water Villa?

Maldives - a name that became synonymous with honeymooners' paradise in the tourism world, has slowly revamped to cater to the needs of families visiting this tropical island. Special kids Read More

Best Resorts for Vegetarians

Maldives Hotel Reviews

Some of the best hotels and resorts in the Maldives are already included in this list, and the good part of them offers the best prices. We will constantly add new hotels, so regularly check Read More

10 Exclusive Resorts in Maldives

10 Exclusive Resorts in Maldives

The Maldives is paradise destination that should be on the bucket list of every discerning travelers. There's a special breed of hotels there that cater to the most tasteful of luxury travelers Read More...

10 Best Maldives Guest Houses

10 Best Maldives Guest Houses

Our list of the 10 best guest houses in the Maldives will certainly please all those who would like to spend a comfy budget holiday in this beautiful honeymoon destination without Read More

10 Best Islands for Snorkeling

10 Best Local Islands for Snorkeling

Want to snorkel with manta rays, whale sharks and sea turtles or maybe above scenic house reef on your next budget trip in the Maldives? Read More

10 Best Maldives Cheap Resorts

10 Best Maldives Cheap Resorts

Our list of the 10 best cheap hotels in the Maldives will certainly be useful to all those who aspire to spend a budget holiday in these honeymoon islands of the Indian ocean, are afraid of the cost  Read More

Maldives Best Hotel Deals

Booking.com
Booking.com
Booking.com
Booking.com