Reykjavík Airport (RKV)

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Reykjavík Airport, opened on March, 1940, is the second busiest in Iceland. It concentrates all domestic flights in the country, while international flights are operated from Keflavík airport. There are also flights to Greenland and the Faroe Islands.

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Number of Terminals - 2 - Air Iceland Terminal and Eagle Air Terminal. Located next to each other and open Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm and weekends and holidays from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm.
Airlines: Air Iceland Connect, Atlantic Airways, Eagle Air, Mýflug.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 390,000 passengers went through it in 2015.
Tel: +354 424 4000.


The airport is situated 5 km (3 miles) to the west of the city centre.

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There are car rental counters inside the terminal.

Avis (Tel +354 591 4000 - 8:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Budget (Tel +354 562 6060 - 8:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +354 568 6915 - Monday to Saturday from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm, Sundays from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +354 522 4420 - weekdays from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 6:30 pm)


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The airport has ATMs and free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- Restaurant, cafés and bar.
Shopping- There are stores selling souvenirs, regional products, newsagents and tobacconists.
Baggage- In case of lost or damaged luggage, head to the offices of the appropriate airline.
Other Services- Baby changing room.


Bus - Strætó (Tel +354 540 2700) operates services to different destinations inside the city. Line 15 stops near Air Iceland Terminal, while route 19 stops close to Eagle Air Terminal. They run to Reykjavegur, Reykjalundur, Háholt, Álfatangi, Lágafellsskóli, Vesturlandsvegur, Grensás, Laugardalshöll, Hlemmur, Landspítalinn, Hjarðarhagi, Hofsvallagata and Flyðrugrandi. They operate from Mondays through Fridays between 6:35 am and 1:00 am, Saturdays from 7:35 am to 1:00 am and Sundays from 9:35 am to 1:00 am. Next to the enclosure is located the BSÍ bus terminal, where you can board buses to many locations in the area. More information

Taxi - Cabs available outside the Arrivals area during scheduled flight times. Otherwise, inside the terminal there is a courtesy phone to request the service. The trip to the city centre takes around 10 minutes.


Next to the airport is situated the Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura (Tel +354 444 4500). Other options nearby are: Bus Hostel (Tel +354 535 0350), Alba Guesthouse (Tel +354 552 9800), Travel Inn (Tel +354 561 3553), Bed and Books (Tel +354 537 6309), Guesthouse Anna (Tel +354 562 1618), Radisson Blu Saga Hotel Reykjavik (Tel +354 525 9900), Hotel Gardur (Tel +354 511 1530), Igdlo Guest House (Tel +354 511 4646), Lóa Lóa Guesthouse (Tel +354 845 7873).


Booking accommodation

The enclosure has a free parking lot for short and long stays in front of the terminal building.


Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should notify their airline or travel agency about their particular needs at the time of their booking or at least 48 hours in advance.