Velana International Airport awarded as the most leading Airport in the Indian Ocean


During the World Travel Awards held to Africa and Indian continent countries, Maldives was awarded The Best Leading Airport in the Indian ocean. This is the second year in a row Velana International Airport was appreciated its service. 

Velana International Airport operates in a runway with 45-meter-wide and with a length of 3200 meter. The ongoing airport runway project is working on a second runway which is estimated to open next year. In addition to this, the 800 million Dollar investment consist of a new terminal and a seaplane terminal. 

Despite The Most Leading Airport, Maldives won awards from other categories. This include Indian Ocean’s Best Beach Destination, Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination and The Leading Dive Destination Award. 

Furthermore, Sun Siyam Irufushi Resort was awarded as the most Leading Family Resort in the Indian ocean, JA Manafaru Resort as the Leading Honeymoon Destination and JA Manafaru Royal Island Suite was awarded with the most Leading Suite Award.