Maafaru is the first international airport at northern Maldives, located in Noonu Atoll, officially opened on 1 December 2019.
Consisting of a 2200-meter runway, 40 meters wide. Apron is with shoulder and service roads to accommodate commercial aircraft the size of Airbus A320s and the Boeing 737s. Airport also includes a maintenance hangar, speedboat docking hangar and VIP private jetty.
Maafaru Int. is equiped with VFR approach and from 15.10.2020 customs are available. Fuel infrastructure is still not finished – so for fuel pickup aircraft needs to fly to Male.
The Indian Ocean hides new airport and is an exhilarating playground for the senses
Become a wanderer, explorer, chef or sommelier in some of the most exclusive hotels. You can quickly and easily travel from Maafaru airport by speedboat sent from the hotel. The new Maafaru Airport caters to the needs of people looking for luxury resorts such as Cheval Blanc or Velaa.
Cheval Blanc Randheli
Hotel is entirely dedicated to spa rituals and well-being. Sparkling waters of the infinity pool and fiery glow of the sunset will create the right atmosphere. Resort can be reached from Maafaru airport by speedboat in around 30 minutes.
Private Island Velaa
Velaa is the ultimate island escape, where you can feel carefree and cared for. It is a place of pure seclusion, a tropical paradise in harmony with the environment and the tranquil Maldivian way of life. Velaa is filled with possibilities such as golf courses, traditional Asian spa, diving expedition, sunset cruises or amazing cuisine. Resort can be reached from Maafaru airport by speedboat in around 30 minutes.