About The Airport
Gan International Airport (GIA), operated by Addu International Airport (AIA), opened its doors for large-scale international operations on 31 December 2016. The island airport’s 3,500m runway is the longest in the Maldives, and its 60m width and accompanying facilities enable it to cater to aircraft up to code 4E, including the Boeing 777.In addition to numerous private jets, Sri Lankan Airlines operates weekly flights to GIA, while Danish Air Transport operates a long-haul seasonal schedule every European winter. Attractive concessions are offered to new airlines adding GIA to their routes.
With over 2,000 beds spread across the region, the airport is the easiest gateway to the resorts located in the southernmost tip of the sought-after holiday destination.More than 800 beds
are accessible by speedboat and 900 more can be reached by seaplanes, which connect the airport to beautiful properties, including such renowned resorts as Park Hyatt Maldives..GIA’s evolution continues with plans by management company AIA, to build a state-of-the-art, 300-bed resort.