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Keflavik Airport

Keflavik Airport is the largest airport in the country, and this makes it one of the busiest and it opens up the country to the entire world. It hosts dignitaries, officials, businesspersons, students and tourists, who want to tour the different areas of the country for different regions. It is one of the secure airports in this country and many security installations and upgrades have been put in place to make sure that all the people are safe. It is orderly and has different shops and offices that will make it applicable for people to end up with the perfect services that they might need when they tour the area.

Keflavik airport has two runways and this makes it very applicable to accommodate the large and small planes. It is located three kilometers from the nearest own and being near the coastal area, a majority of the people who are using these services are tourists. Keflavik airport was initially constructed for the purpose of military use but due to increase and demand for airports in the country, it was expanded and changed to a commercial airport, which receives local and international airlines. It is common for one to get the regular services just like in other airports but this one is huge and you need to take time to find what you need.

Keflavik Airport has one terminal and this makes it very easy for people to move to the outskirts of the airport or to the different shops in the area. It is very large and takes care of human traffic swiftly especially during the peak seasons. The mode of transportation that will link one to the other places is only by road to the nearest city and one can connect with rail transportation. There is dual carriage road, this makes it very easy to control the traffic in the area, and it is effective for people moving in, and out of Keflavik airport. This facility is very large and there are parking spots to cater to the needs of the clients. Those who want to leave the cars need to follow the correct channel and this will secure them the perfect spot.

There are many taxi ranks and car rental firms at Keflavik airport and this will give one the best option of choosing the perfect mode of travelling. There are also several bus companies, that do tour the area, and take people to the different locations. However, you do not have the assurance that the public buses will work all the times, hence the need to be well prepared and on time.

There are several different shops and offices at Keflavik Airport. This makes it very easy for the travelers to get all the amenities they need and they shall end up satisfied. Some of them include banks, tour agencies, car rental firms, jewelry, gift centers, and courier services. There are different hotels in Keflavik airport and this will give you the opportunity to have a taste of the cuisine as you await your transportation. This place is usually very busy and security check is high all the time. At times, one needs to make sure they have all the travelling documents since one needs to produce them when requested by the security or airport management. This is the protocol but it is done in a polite way so as not to cause discomfort. When travelling via Keflavik Airport you need to check the best travelling times and make all the arrangements on time to prevent missing the accommodation or transportation facilities.

Airport Data

Official Name:
Keflavik International
Time Zone:
GMT +0.0
IATA:
KEF
ICAO:
BIKF
Latitude:
63.98333
Longitude:
-22.60000
DMS Latitude:
63° 59’ 0" N
DMS Longitude:
22° 36’ 0" W
Passengers (2016):
6,821,358
Official Website:

Runways

#
Direction
Length
Width
1
1/19
3,054m (10,019ft)
60m (197ft)
2
11/29
3,065m (10,056ft)
60m (197ft)