Extreme weather expected to affect flights at Keflavik Airport and domestic airports in Iceland
Extreme weather might affect flights to and from Keflavik Airport and domestic airports in Iceland on Tuesday December 10th until Wednesday December 11th. Passengers are advised to follow the flight schedules, arrivals and departures, at our website or register for our flight alerts via Messenger or Twitter. For more information contact your airline.
Be advised that Reykjanesbraut - the main from Reykjavik to Keflavik Airport is scheduled to be closed from noon Tuesday till noon Wednesday. For more information go to the Icelandic Road and Costal Administration (IRCA – Vegagerðin) website. Safe travel alerts for Iceland can be found here.
Actions and responses due to extreme weather at Keflavik Airport
Isavia, which operates Keflavík Airport, operates in accordance with rules on actions and responses when the weather conditions at Keflavík Airport are severe. These rules focus on ensuring the safety of passengers. Passengers always take precedence in such circumstances. When weather conditions at Keflavík Airport are severe it may be necessary to limit the use of passenger boarding bridges (PBBs) to avoid injuries and, additionally, prevent damage to machinery and equipment.
- Gusts over 50 knots (approx. 26 m/s) - all use of PBBs (passenger boarding bridges) discontinued for safety reasons, i.e. to ensure passenger safety and prevent accidents.
- The use of stair vehicles is at the discretion of flight services entities in consultation with the airline in question.