Keflavík International Airport - KEF
Keflavík International Airport, with the airport code KEF, is Iceland’s main international gateway. It is located in Sandgerði, approximately 50 kilometers from the capital city Reykjavik, Iceland, and about 2 miles from the town of Keflavik. As the country’s largest airport, it serves the Greater Reykjavik Area. As of the 2018 statistics, around 9.8 million passengers have passed through this airport, a 12% increase from the previous year.
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Originally built for use during World War II by the United States military, this airport was eventually returned to Iceland in 1951 under a defense agreement. Today, the airport is mostly utilized for international flights, with scheduled offerings to the North America and the rest of Europe. It features two working runways, and a terminal that was named after the first European in North America, Leif Erikson. Travelers flying in to this airport can visit not just Keflavik, but also Reykjanesbaer and the capital city Reykjavik.
What to Do & Area Attractions
The Airport Hotel Aurora Star is ideally located just 100 meters from Keflavík International Airport, while also being less than 30 minutes away from other notable attractions. Another nearby hotel is the BB Hotel – Keflavik Airport, an accommodation approximately 2 miles from the airport.
The Reykjavík Airport is a separate domestic airport that serves Reykjavik, Iceland, the country’s capital city. Located around 2 kilometers away, this domestic airport features shorter runways, and only offers flights within Iceland as well as to Greenland.
On this page it is easy to search for Reykjavik, Iceland airport hotels, we have listed hotels, airport motels,
resorts, inns in order of proximity, closest airport lodging options are listed first. Reykjavik, Iceland (KEF-Keflavik Intl.) airport
area map also gives you guidance on the distance of these hotels from the KEF airport.
Most of these KEF
hotels are designed to serve frequent travelers. If you are on business trip or family vacation or if your flight is delayed
and you need an overnight stay near the airport. Some of these Reykjavik, Iceland
motels have passenger pick up or free airport shuttle service which you can take advantage of.
Some of the main attractions in the area around the KEF airport are Laugardalsvollur, Asgrimur Jonsson Collection, and Laugardalslaug Geothermal Pool.
Map of Reykjavik, Iceland Hotels
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Weather Forecast for Reykjavik, Iceland (KEF-Keflavik Intl.)
If you planning to travel to Reykjavik, Iceland (KEF-Keflavik Intl.), here is your 6-day travel weather forecast to make sure you have all the essentials needed during your stay.
Start your day when the sunrises at 7:23 AM.
The temperature feels like 50.650000000000006 with a humidity level of 78 so dress accordingly.
Cloud coverage is 71 percent with visibility at 13 percent.
Today’s UV index is 2, don’t forget the sunscreen if you need it!
Today’s winds are traveling northeast at a speed of 17 MPH. At the end of the day don’t miss the sunset at 7:14 PM.
Fahrenheit / Celsius
Light shower rain
What are the most common amenities for Reykjavik, Iceland KEF airport hotels?
Airport hotels have useful amenities for frequent travelers like free KEF airport shuttle service, 24 hour in-room dinning,
late check-in and check-out and free breakfast. For business traveler amenities like
free wifi and meeting rooms are helpful. Most common amenities are Vending Machines, Complimentary Breakfast
and Complimentary Breakfast.
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