Maafaru International Airport Officially Opened

Maafaru international airport officially opened Dec 2, 2019 Maafaru International Airport (MIA) was officially opened on Sunday. The airport was opened and the commercial operation of the airport was inaugurated by Planning Minister Mohamed Aslam. Government officials, parliament members and several citizens from the atoll were in attendance at the ceremony. Speaking at the ceremony, […]

Maafaru Airport set to be opened in September

August 10, 2019     The new airport in Noonu Atoll Maafaru has been completed, and awaits the final formalities before its official opening.    The international airport in Maafaru, which was built under the aid of Abu Dhabi Development Fund (ADFD), will act as an international gateway that will bring prosperity to the whole […]


ABU DHABI-FUNDED NEW INTL AIRPORT IN MALDIVES NORTH TO OPEN JULY 2018 December 26, 2018 Abu Dhabi Fund for Development has agreed to fund a brand new international airport in the northern atoll of Noonu, Maldives president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom revealed Sunday, as the government looks to open the country’s newest international airport in […]


August 15, 2018 A test flight landed Tuesday at the new international airport nearing completion on Maafaru island in Noonu atoll. Tourism Minister Moosa Zameer, ruling coalition lawmakers and government officials travelled on the 25-minute maiden flight from the capital on national carrier Maldivian. “When this airport opens, this region will become the most valuable […]