Airports of Mauritius
Co Ltd welcomes you to the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam
Some facts about the Airport Of Maauritius
Located in the southeast of the island, the facility,
formerly known as Plaisance Airport,
was initially built for military purposes during
the Second World War by the British. Commercial
activities started in 1946.
In order to accommodate constant civil traffic
growth, a new terminal, not too far from the old
building, was commissioned in 1987 under the name
of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International
Airports of Mauritius Co Ltd (AML)
was set up in 1999 and is presently modernising
and developing the facility. AML, which employs
380 people, caters for some 2 million passengers,
both in-coming and out-going per year.
The ground floor of the terminal is now reserved
to arrivals while the first floor has been refurbished
to accommodate departing passengers.
Mauritius is the only airline
to serve Rodrigues and normally operates two
daily flights. During the
peak season, up to five flights can be scheduled.
Please check with Air Mauritius
for further information.
Austral, Air Madagascar, and Air
Seychelles serve the region of
the Indian Ocean - Reunion, Seychelles, Madagascar
and the Comoros.
Mauritius, Air Europe, Air
France, Air Zimbabwe, Austrian
Airways, Condor, South
African Airways and Emirates Airlines offer
international flights to and from Mauritius.
Airports of Mauritius wishes
to inform all traveling passengers and the general
public that the items listed below, amongst others
are prohibited for carriage in the cabin of a
Traveling passengers and the general public are
therefore advised to avoid carrying the undermentioned
listed items in the hand luggage. If found during
security screening on departing passengers at
the airport, these items will be removed. You
are strongly advised to transfer any such items
in your checked luggage.
• Toy or replica guns (plastic or metal)
• Household Cuttery
• Knives with blades of any length
• Razor blades
• Tradesman tool
• Scissors of any size
• Hypodermic syringes
• Knitting needles
• Sporting bats/clubs
• Billard snooker pool cues
• Steel nail files
• Cork screws with blades attached