Keflavik International Airport (KEF) Information | Icelandair
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Keflavik International Airport

Airport Code: KEF

Recommended check-in time: 2.5 hours before departure.

Please note that check-in closes 45 minutes before departure.

Self-service check-in kiosks are located at the departure hall at Keflavik airport. Passengers can check-in by themselves and if traveling with baggage there are special baggage drop-off desks in the Departure Hall.

Priority Check-in is located at Icelandair check-in counters 40-42.

The Leifur Eiríksson International Air Terminal is located at Keflavik Airport which is situated about 50 km (31 miles) from Reykjavik.

All retail sale and services operated in the departure hall are located within the duty-free zone and are, therefore, duty- and tax-free.

Lost something?

For lost items on board Icelandair aircraft going to/arriving at Keflavik, please send us detailed information by filling out this request form.

If you have lost personal items at Keflavik International Airport, please send an email to Securitas or fill out a form on this webpage.  

Baggage and transiting

You do not need to pick up your bags in Keflavik if you are flying with Icelandair from North America to Europe via Keflavik (or vice versa), your reservation is on one ticket, you have checked in your bags to your final destination, and the stop in Iceland is less than 12 hours.

Gate closes 15 minutes before departure.

Lounge Information

Icelandair Saga Lounge is open before all departing Icelandair flights.