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Reykjavik Airport

Airport Code: RKV

Reykjavík Airport is the center for domestic flights in Iceland. The airport is located in Vatnsmýri which is near the center of Reykjavik. Reykjavik Airport is close to Landspitali University Hospital at Hringbraut and serves an important role in ambulance flights in Iceland.

Domestic flights: Passengers should arrive at least 45 minutes before departure. 

International flights: Passengers should arrive at least 90 minutes before departure from domestic airports.

Important Information

Keflavík International Airport (KEF) is the main airport for Iceland. Icelandair flights to Europe and North American destinations arrive and depart from KEF.

Icelandair domestic flights and some flights to Greenland* use Reykjavík Airport, a distance of 31 miles (50km) away from KEF. For passengers taking an onward domestic or Greenland flight, read more about the airports and transfer options.

*NOTE: From June 1, 2022, the following applies for Greenland flights:

  • Keflavík International Airport (KEF): to/from Nuuk, Ilulissat
  • Reykjavík Airport (RKV): to/from Kulusuk, Narsarsuaq


Check-in closes 15 minutes before departure for domestic flights.

Gate closes 15 minutes before departure.

Lounge Information

There is no lounge at the airport.

Other information 

Opening hours

Weekdays: 06:30 - 18:00 
Weekends: 08:00 - 18:30 

Note that opening hours depends in part on the flight schedule and can therefore vary.


102 Reykjavík