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About Milan-Malpensa Airport

Milan, Italy

Milan-Malpensa Airport, situated next to the Ticino river in Milan, is a gateway to Italy. In 1948, Milan-Malpensa Airport was opened for civil operation during the war reconstruction period. Milan-Malpensa serves 15 million inhabitants in Lombardy, Piedmont and Liguria, as well as those living in the Swiss region of Canton Ticino.

Milan-Malpensa Airport (IATA code: MXP) is the largest international airport for the Milan metropolitan area in northern Italy and a focus airport for Alitalia and Ryanair. Flights to Milan-Malpensa Airport are provided by international airlines such as Alitalia, Turkish Airlines and Qatar Airways. MXP is a 60-minute drive from the city centre of Milan.

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Milan-Malpensa Airport is known for its vast history during World War I and II. During world War I, it was established as a flying school and during World War II, it was used as a German airfield. In 1967, Milan-Malpensa Airport was enlarged and during the early nineties, the departures areas were extended. Milan-Malpensa Airport has seen over 19 million passengers pass through its doors, in 2016.

Milan-Malpensa Airport has an incredible range of food and drink options. Airport patrons have access to cafés, restaurants, juice bars, fast-food outlets and pizza shops.

Explore the premium shops at Milan-Malpensa Airport, where you can find sensational world-class duty-free shopping. There are clothing, jewellery, sportswear and lingerie stores.

Milan-Malpensa Airport has superior lounges dedicated to Schengen and non-Schengen flights. Passengers can relax at Viamilano Lounge, Monteverdi Lounge and Montale Lounge depending on their flight details.

Milan-Malpensa Airport has superior lounges dedicated to Schengen and non-Schengen flights. Passengers can relax at Viamilano Lounge, Monteverdi Lounge and Montale Lounge depending on their flight details.

Sheraton Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel & Conference Centre

This hotel is ideal for business and leisure travellers with all the comfort required for a luxurious getaway. It can be found at Terminal 1 of Milan-Malpensa Airport. Amenities include a restaurant, a lounge, and a spa and fitness centre.

Moxy Hotel – Marriott

This 3-star hotel was developed and launched by the Marriott Hotel Group. It is a budget design hotel, four-storey building. Moxy Hotel is located adjacent to Milan-Malpensa Airport’s Terminal 2, opposite the airport’s car parks. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a bar and meeting areas.

Cardano Hotel Malpensa

This hotel is designed to accommodate business and early-flight travelers. It is a 10-minute drive from Milan-Malpensa Airport. Amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, a private garden and an airport shuttle service.

Foreign exchange can usually be purchased 60 days before departing South Africa.

You will need the following documents to collect your foreign exchange documents:

• Valid passport

• Proof of travel arrangements – flight tickets and accommodation

• ID document

• Proof of residential address (utility bill/bank statement less than 3 months old)

There are foreign exchange outlets in Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.

Milan-Malpensa Airport has an incredible range of parking options available, including long-term, executive, express, and holiday car park. It is all tailored for your parking requirements. Visit the airport’s parking page for more details: Parking At Malpensa

Travelling to and from the airport

Milan-Malpensa Airport physical address: 21010 Ferno VA, Italy

Milan-Malpensa Airport is located 49 km northwest of central Milan. Buses, trains, airport shuttles, metered taxis, Uber and car hire options are available to transport you from the airport to your destination.

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