5. Mauritius Airport
Mauritius Airport, officially known as Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, is the main international airport serving the island nation of Mauritius. The airport is located approximately 48 kilometers southeast of the capital city of Port Louis and is operated by the Mauritius Airports Authority.
Mauritius Airport is the hub for Air Mauritius, the national airline of Mauritius. It is also served by several other international and regional airlines, including Emirates, British Airways, and Air France.
The airport has one passenger terminal, which handles domestic and international flights. The terminal offers travelers a range of services and amenities, including duty-free shops, restaurants, cafes, and currency exchange facilities. The airport also has a VIP lounge and a business center for business travelers.
Mauritius Airport has one runway, which is approximately 3,350 meters (10,991 feet) long and is capable of accommodating large aircraft such as the Boeing 747. The airport is currently expanding to increase its capacity and improve its facilities, including constructing a new passenger terminal and extending the existing runway.
Mauritius Airport is an important transportation hub for the Indian Ocean region, connecting travelers to destinations across the region and beyond. The airport has won several awards for its efficiency, safety, and customer service and is considered one of the best airports in Africa.