MALDIVES | Malé | Velana International Airport
A ground handling facility at Velana International Airport, supporting trips throughout the Maldives
On behalf of our team,
welcome to the Maldives!
Surrounded by the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean and basking in nearly year-round sunshine, combined with our tourism expertise and in-depth knowledge of Maldives airport operations, you won’t forget the professionalism and courtesy of Universal Aviation Maldives. We want your experience to be comfortable, personable, and prompt. You deserve to feel safe and secure in our care.
Our main operation is located at the island of Malé, and we also provide supervisory services at all airports throughout Maldives – including our other offices at VRMG, VRMV and VRMH.
Me and my team look forward supporting your next mission to the Maldives.
Universal Aviation Maldives
Three different ways we can take care of your
ground support needs throughout the Maldives
- Our main operation is located at the island of Malé (VRMM), and we also provide supervisory services at all airports throughout Maldives – including our other offices at VRMG, VRMV, and VRMH.
- We can send our agents to meet you at any destination.
- We can help coordinate ground support for any location.
Ground support capabilities
|Customs and immigration?||Yes|
|UVair® contract fuel available?||Yes|
|Limousine service and car rental?||No|
|Crew accommodation arrangements?||Yes|
|Direct ramp access?||No|
|Computerized worldwide weather briefings?||Yes|
|RVSM:||Implemented 27 Nov 2003|
|RNAV5 / RNAV10 airspace:||Not required|
|8.33 MHz channel spacing:||Not required|
|Airport fire protection category:||VRMM 9|
Velana International Airport
(also known as Malé International Airport)
Airport Main Rd, Malé 22000, Maldives
Maldives airport is located in the main island of Malé. The airport is and will be going through stages of renovations and improvement. There is a VIP room available for use complete with snack bar and the standard amenities.
Unless you are staying on the island, all access to the airport are through speedboat or seaplane. It is expected that all passengers and crew to be transferred via public boat or resort/hotel specific boat when arriving or departing from Male airport. The estimate boat ride can range from 10 minutes to more than 1 hour ride.
VIP lounge passengers will be shuttled via VIP bus to and from the aircraft from the VIP lounge.
Customs Immigration and Quarantine for VIP services are located within the VIP building.
Click “View larger map” below to get driving directions to the airport. For more detailed information, contact this location directly.
|Hours of operation||24 Hours – Office working hours: Sun – Thu: 0900 – 1800hrs LCL) (Sat: 1000 – 1600hrs) (Fri: Closed)|
|Airport restrictions?||Runway closed from UTC 1900 – 0100|
|VIP passenger lounge?||Yes|
|VIP crew lounge?||No|
|Prayer room?||Muslim prayer room|
|Hangarage?||Yes on request and space availability|