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Nearest Distances

Airport Codes:

IATA: RKV     

Distance from RKV to:

Hafnarfjordur 14 km
Selfoss 60 km
Isafjordur 456 km

Nearest Major Airports:

Keflavik Airport 50 km
Kulusuk Airport (Greenland) 735 km
Oslo Airport (Norway) 1745 km

Car Hire Reykjavik

Reykjavik Airport Guide

Originally a fishing village, Reykjavik did not become a capital city till the 20th century. It is known for its colourful houses and its friendliness and its ‘big village’ atmosphere. Tjornin is the old town area and there is a lake and nature reserve there. For a bit of culture you can visit the national cathedral or the Reykjavik Art Museum and City Museum. Take a ferry out to Vioey Island and see the Peace Tower or go on a whale watching trip from the harbour. Don’t miss the famous ‘Blue Lagoon’ geothermal spa nearby, but you will need your car hire Reykjavik to get there.

Reykjavik Airport Directions

It is an easy drive with your car hire Reykjavik Airport and just 2 km to the city via Hringbraut. The airport is well signposted.

Reykjavik Airport Parking

There are both short term and long term car parking available at the airport, within walking distance of the terminal.

Reykjavik Airport Flight Information

Reykjavik Airport is currently only used for domestic flights. It has 2 terminals, one for Air Iceland and a smaller one for Eagle Air. It is a small airport, so if you are transferring it is relatively easy – departures is on the first floor along with check in and arrivals is on the 2nd floor. Flights are available to airports in Iceland and there are some flights to Greenland and the Faroe Islands.

Hotels Near Reykjavik Airport

There are many hotels and apartments available in Reykjavik for your stay and within 2 km of the airport. One of the nearest is the Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura.

Reykjavik Time Zone

Reykjavik is on Greenwich Meantime and in the Western European Time Zone (GMT+0).

Reykjavik Info

Reykjavik Airport is a small airport but has all the basic facilities you may need. For your money needs, there is an ATM and currency exchange counter. Information kiosks are located around the terminal and there is a restaurant and bar if you need a quick snack. There is a newsagent and gift shop available as well as a boutique selling locally made items. A parent and baby room is also available.

Reykjavik Airport Trivia:

  • Reykjavik Airport operates domestic flights only, Keflavik Airport has international flights.
  • The first flight was on September 3rd 1919 with the first aircraft in Iceland.
  • Reykjavik is the capital and largest city in Iceland.
  • The official language of Iceland is Icelandic, however English is widely spoken.
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