Iceland's Reykjavik-Keflavik Airport

Keflavik Airport in Reykjavik.
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Reykjavík-Keflavík Airport (also known as Keflavík International Airport) is the largest airport in Iceland. It is also Iceland's international transportation hub.


Reykjavik-Keflavik Airport is located 3.1 km west of Keflavík and 50 km southwest of Reykjavík.

Most air travelers to or from Iceland pass through this airport. At the Reykjavík-Keflavík Airport, all typical air travel necessities and transportation services are provided.

Airport Terminal

Leifur Eiríksson Air Terminal is the only terminal at the airport. Throughout the terminal, there are toilets and arriving and departing passengers are provided with trolley service at no extra charge. 24-hour access to first aid assistance is available, as well as public phones (coin or card-operated) which are located throughout the terminal and in the Transit Hall. AT&T, MCI, and Sprint direct phones are also available along with fax service if needed.

Self Check-In

Reykjavik-Keflavik Airport allows passengers to save time when checking in. Passengers have the option between checking themselves in, which takes less than a minute or using the usual check-in service at the counter. Sixteen (16) self-service check-in machines are available for passengers in the Air Terminal.

Keep in mind that self-service check-in is only available for the Landair and SAS flights. Following the use of the self-service check-in service, hand in your luggage at the fast bag drop off.

For those with only carry-on luggage, you may proceed directly to Departures on Level 2.

Transportation to Reykjavik

There are different ways to get to and from Reykjavik to the airport. The Avis Budget and Europcar are located in the Arrival Hall. The Taxi Service is also located outside the Arrival Hall and there are airport shuttles you can book in advance.

In addition, there are public buses to and from Reykjavik in the Reykjavik Bus Terminal. Bus tickets are sold in the Arrival Hall.

Shopping and Other Services

The duty-free stores in the departure and arrival lounges are located in the Terminal and open 24/7. The vast variety of products and services in Keflavik duty-free stores are very competitive when compared to other airports in Europe. For those passengers who need to make a stopover, there’s an advantage to stop and shop at the Reykjavik-Keflavik Airport duty-free stores. Alcohol, confectionery, tobacco, and tech products are offered at steep discounts.

A branch of Iceland National Bank is located in the Transit Hall and is open 24/7. Post boxes are also located in the Transit and Arrival Halls. In the Icemart (in the Transit Hall) you can buy stamps.

Airport restaurants are also located in the Transit Hall.

For Kids

In the Transit Hall, there is also a playground for the children and facilities include diaper changing facilities. In the play area children can sit and play, color, draw or read, do jigsaws and any other puzzles. A variety of children´s videos are widely available to keep the children entertained while they wait. In the check-in Hall, pushchairs are available for children who are under 6 months and weight up to 20 kg.

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