Flights to Egilsstaðir
Only a 60-minute flight from Reykjavík City Airport (RKV) takes you to Egilsstaðir Airport (EGS). Depending on visibility you can enjoy scenic bird’s-eye views of the Icelandic landscape as you fly across the country.
Egilsstaðir (also written as Egilsstadir, if those Icelandic letters cause headaches) is the largest town in East Iceland. This is the home of the mysterious monster that inhabits the depths of the local Lagarfljót lake, and also the largest forest in Iceland. A slower pace and easy access to the eastern region's unique nature make Egilsstaðir a perfect destination for those looking for a memorable holiday escape.
Icelandair passengers from Europe and North America land at Keflavík International Airport (KEF). To travel to Egilsstaðir by air, passengers need to first transfer from Keflavík to the city airport in Reykjavík – a distance of 50 km (31 miles).