Keflavik International Airport KEF is handling all international flights , while Reykjavik Airport handles only domestic, Greenland & Faroe Island flights. In 2014, the Airport was voted as being 'Europe's best Airport' .
Iceland itself is certainly worth a stopover, its people are outgoing & speak English, and the city offers cultural events, gourmet restaurants and stores. Explore Iceland’s unique geysers, geothermal hot springs, waterfalls and bird sanctuaries.
KEF Airport is only 3.1 km west of Keflavik and 50 km southwest from the capital city of Reykjavik.
With two long runways 6.8 million passengers in 2016 - Keflavik Airport is hub to Icelandair and Iceland Express. While the entire population of Iceland is only around 300,000, Keflavik International Airport offers scheduled flights to major cities in the U.K., U.S., Canada, and throughout Europe.
The Icelandairhotel (Flughotel - tel. 421 5222) is on-Airport grounds, while three others hotels are nearby (Hotel Keilir 420-9800; Hotel Keflavik 420-7000; and Motel Alex 421-2800).
Keflavik Airport has one passenger terminal.
Current & Future Airport Developments: By summer 2016, the ongoing terminal extension added 65,000 sq.meters of new space and 3 more aircraft. parking positions. Despite the addition, the terminal is already operating at full capacity due to exponental passenger growth in 2016.