Luqa Industrial Estate

luqa industrial estate

About the Luqa Industrial Estate.


Right next to Malta International Airport is where you will find Luqa Industrial Estate. With around 100,000m² of industrial space, the estate is home to mainly small-to-medium and micro enterprises. These businesses operate in the fields of furniture manufacturing, metal fabrication, mechanical services, engineering and printing. Luqa Industrial Estate was developed in the early 1960s to meet the growing demand for industrial space in Malta and plays an important role in the Maltese economy, providing employment for thousands of people. With its central location within easy reach of Valletta, Marsa, Hamrun and Qormi to name a few towns and villages, it is ideally located in the heart of Malta.


A base with runways was established by the British in the early 20th century at the village of Luqa. This was later transformed into a civilian airport, where after the more modern terminals of what Malta International Airport is today started taking shape on the outskirts of the adjacent village of Gudja. Malta International Airport is well connected to all other major European airports, with major carriers making daily and weekly flights to and from Malta, thus making Luqa Industrial Estate an ideal location for those who are manufacturing for export.

Easy reach

Valletta is only 9.2km away, Slliema is 8.7km by road, Santa Venera is 5.2km away and Hamrun is 4.6km away. Malta Freeport is less than 10km from Luqa Industrial Estate and Marsaxlokk is 7.2km by road. The ferry at Cirkewwa is 28km or about 45minutes’drive away.

Luqa Industrial Estate today

In recent years, Luqa Industrial Estate has undergone a number of regeneration projects, including the construction of new roads and infrastructure, as well as the upgrading of existing buildings. All of these projects have helped to improve the attractiveness of the estate to businesses and investors.

The estate is well-connected to the rest of Malta, with easy access to the airport, the national road network and the port of Marsaxlokk.  It is also close to a number of amenities, including schools, hospitals and shopping malls. If you are looking for a place to set up your business in Malta, Luqa Industrial Estate is a good option to consider. The estate offers a range of facilities and services, as well as good connectivity and access to amenities.

To recap, here are some of the key features of Luqa Industrial Estate:

  • It is located next to Malta International Airport.
  • Almost 100,000 square meters of industrial space.
  • Occupied mostly by SMEs and micro enterprises.
  • A wide range of industrial sectors are represented.
  • It is well-connected to the rest of Malta.
  • Close to a number of amenities.

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