Isavia handles the operation and development of all airports in Iceland, including Keflavik Airport, and, furthermore, manages air traffic in the Icelandic control area that has a size of 5,4 million square kilometres which makes it one of the largest in the world. We play a major role in aviation services in Iceland. We operate airports that connect different regions of Iceland and Iceland to the rest of the world, connecting three continents: Europe, Asia and North America. Each year, we ensure that 30 million travellers reach their destination safely.
Keflavik Airport is the main gateway into Iceland with around 97% of all tourists coming through the airport.
Keflavik Airport is located 50 km from Reykjavik City Center.
- Keflavik Airport serves as a hub between N-America and Europe for local carriers, Icelandair and WOW air
- Fifth busiest airport in Scandinavia after Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm and Helsinki
- 6,8 million passengers in 2016 and expecting to welcome over 8,7 million in 2017
- Over 90 destinations with 26 airlines available to choose from in summer 2017
- Total of 49,500 tons of freight travelled through KEF in 2016 growing by 10,9% from previous year
- Airport area: Over 23 square km
- 4 runways: 3,065 metres and 3,054 metres in length and 60 metres wide, two ILS Cat II equipped and two ILS Cat I equipped, capable of handling large wide body aircrafts
- Open 24 hours a day, 365 day per year
- 22 gates in simultaneous usage - slot co-ordinated, 12 with air-bridges
- 36 aircraft parking stands
- 41 check-in counters
- 17 escalators, 27 elevators
- Ground transport: 49 km from Reykjavik City Center, 40 minutes travel time