Keflavik International Airport, located 50 km south-west of Reykjavík on the Reykjanes peninsula, provides a vital transport link for both passengers and freight. It offers a world class facility that can be reached by road from the capital in a matter of 40 minutes.
It has four runways of more than 3,000 meters capable of handling modern long-haul aircraft and maximum sized cargo airplanes like the Antonov 124. The airport is surrounded by enormous space to attract huge cargo airplanes for landing or for stopover before flying to the east or to the west. Due to Iceland’s geographical location astride North-Atlantic air routes, the airport is open 24 hours a day.
Iceland is located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean and is kind of a bridge between the east and the west. It is really easy to travel from Iceland to USA or Europe and from there to Asia. Iceland is only 5 hours from the east coast of USA and 3 hours from middle of Europe. One of KEF’s strengths is the ease of making flight connections; travelers are really satisfied and happy when it comes to changing flights at the airport because it takes only few minutes to exit an airplane and enter another. KEF is rather a non-congested airport.
KEF is a combination of a relaxing and an exciting environment; travelers can either sit down and enjoy the airport´s comfortable ambiance or seize the day by taking advantages of all the great shops in the air terminal. Iceland is one of the few countries in Western Europe that can sell tax and duty free shopping and services to both arriving and departing passengers. This allows arriving visitors to stock up on tobacco, liquor, cosmetics, electronic goods and other gift items.
Keflavik International Airport main focus is to provide excellent service to everyone and to make all passengers feel secured. According to the largest airport survey in the world, ASQ, Keflavik International Airport is among the best in Europe, in the year 2008 KEF was named the fourth best airport in Europe and in the first quarter of 2009 the airport was named the 3rd best. KEF does not only focus on the traveler the aim is to service all who wants to have business with the airport with integrity and professionalism.
Keflavik International Airports understands the people´s need to move fast and quickly therefore KEF offers all service needed for private jets.