Keflavík International Airport
Keflavík International Airport lies 3 kilometers from Keflavik city and 50 kilometers from Iceland capital Reykjavík in the Reykjanes region. The airport code is known as KEF.
Inaugurated in 1943, Keflavik Airport was established to suit the needs of American military during World War II. Formerly known as Reykjavík-Keflavík Airport it is considered the main entry point to Iceland.
Keflavík Airport serves only international air flights by 18 carriers. The most known worldwide are Air Berlin, Delta Airlines, Germanwings, Vueling, EasyJet and Lufthansa. The flag airline IcelandAir provides service to various destinations in Europe and America such as Paris, Madrid, New York, London, Munich and others.
The airport has in possession one terminal, scheduled to be enlarged in 2015, two runaways 3km long each and stand for taxi to Keflavík International Airport. Short-time parking for taxi Keflavík International Airport costs 150 krona per hour, long-time for cheap taxi 800 krona per day. There are plenty eateries inside such as Nord Café, Blue Lagoon, 10-11 and Elko. The closest hotels are Berg Hotel, Keflavik Hotel, Hotel Smari and Icelandair Hotel reachable by airport taxi Keflavík International Airport.
The airport bus named FlyBus departs every 40 minutes and arrives to the capital in 45 minutes. The bus stop is easy to find outside the terminal. Passengers with a lot of luggage are recommended to hire a taxi from Keflavík International Airport. Airport taxi Keflavík International Airport fare to the capital starts from 7500 krona, duration of taxi service trip is 35 minutes.