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KEF Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: KEF / BIKF
Airport Names:
  1. Keflavík International Airport
  2. Keflavíkurflugvöllur
Location: Keflavík (near Reykjavík), Iceland
GPS Coordinates: 63°59'5"N by 22°36'20"W
Area Served: Greater Reykjavík Area
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 171 feet (52 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Keflavík International Airport (KEF):

  • Because of Keflavík International Airport's relatively low elevation of 171 feet, planes can take off or land at Keflavík International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The closest airport to Keflavík International Airport (KEF) is Reykjavík Airport (RKV), which is located 22 miles (36 kilometers) ENE of KEF.
  • In addition to being known as "Keflavík International Airport", another name for KEF is "Keflavíkurflugvöllur".
  • Transport between the airport and Reykjavik city is by road only.
  • In 2014 the current terminal will be enlarged.
  • The airport was built by the United States military during World War II.
  • The furthest airport from Keflavík International Airport (KEF) is Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS), which is located 11,188 miles (18,005 kilometers) away in Stewart Island, New Zealand.
  • Keflavík International Airport (KEF) has 2 runways.

Map of Nearest Airports from Keflavík International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Keflavík International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
122.46 miles (36.14 km) ENEReykjavík Airport (RKV)Reykjavík, IcelandView Reykjavík Airport on a map Set RKV as destination Airport Get more information about Reykjavík Airport
281.03 miles (130.41 km) ESEVestmannaeyjar Airport (VEY)Vestmannaeyjar, IcelandView Vestmannaeyjar Airport on a map Set VEY as destination Airport Get more information about Vestmannaeyjar Airport
3115.68 miles (186.16 km) NNWPatreksfjörður Airport (PFJ)Patreksfjörður, IcelandView Patreksfjörður Airport on a map Set PFJ as destination Airport Get more information about Patreksfjörður Airport
4117.74 miles (189.48 km) NNWBíldudalur Airport (BIU)Bíldudalur, IcelandView Bíldudalur Airport on a map Set BIU as destination Airport Get more information about Bíldudalur Airport
5143.67 miles (231.22 km) NNEGjögur Airport (GJR)Gjögur, IcelandView Gjögur Airport on a map Set GJR as destination Airport Get more information about Gjögur Airport
6144.06 miles (231.85 km) NÍsafjörður Airport (IFJ)Ísafjörður, IcelandView Ísafjörður Airport on a map Set IFJ as destination Airport Get more information about Ísafjörður Airport
7149.93 miles (241.29 km) NESauðárkrókur Airport (SAK)Sauðárkrókur, IcelandView Sauðárkrókur Airport on a map Set SAK as destination Airport Get more information about Sauðárkrókur Airport
8176.41 miles (283.90 km) NEAkureyri Airport (AEY)Akureyri, IcelandView Akureyri Airport on a map Set AEY as destination Airport Get more information about Akureyri Airport
9183.20 miles (294.83 km) NESiglufjörður Airport (SIJ)Siglufjörður, IcelandView Siglufjörður Airport on a map Set SIJ as destination Airport Get more information about Siglufjörður Airport
10203.37 miles (327.29 km) NEHúsavík Airport (HZK)Húsavík, IcelandView Húsavík Airport on a map Set HZK as destination Airport Get more information about Húsavík Airport
11221.04 miles (355.73 km) NEGrímsey Airport (GRY)Grímsey, IcelandView Grímsey Airport on a map Set GRY as destination Airport Get more information about Grímsey Airport
12223.26 miles (359.30 km) EHornafjörður Airport (HFN)Höfn, IcelandView Hornafjörður Airport on a map Set HFN as destination Airport Get more information about Hornafjörður Airport
13257.10 miles (413.76 km) ENEVopnafjörður Airport (VPN)Vopnafjörður, IcelandView Vopnafjörður Airport on a map Set VPN as destination Airport Get more information about Vopnafjörður Airport
14258.65 miles (416.25 km) ENEEgilsstaðir Airport (EGS)Egilsstaðir, IcelandView Egilsstaðir Airport on a map Set EGS as destination Airport Get more information about Egilsstaðir Airport
15261.53 miles (420.90 km) NEÞórshöfn Airport (THO)Þórshöfn, IcelandView Þórshöfn Airport on a map Set THO as destination Airport Get more information about Þórshöfn Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Keflavík International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Keflavík International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,187.93 miles (18,005.18 km) SSWRyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
211,152.80 miles (17,948.65 km) SSWInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
311,095.68 miles (17,856.72 km) SSWDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
411,059.31 miles (17,798.19 km) SSWAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
511,054.62 miles (17,790.65 km) SSWQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
611,040.99 miles (17,768.70 km) SSWMilford Sound Airport (MFN)Milford Sound, New ZealandView Milford Sound Airport on a map Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport
711,028.34 miles (17,748.35 km) SSWWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
811,019.81 miles (17,734.62 km) SSWOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
910,973.67 miles (17,660.36 km) SSWRichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
1010,962.50 miles (17,642.40 km) SSWGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1110,953.09 miles (17,627.24 km) SSWMount Cook Airport (MON)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Mount Cook Airport on a map Set MON as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Cook Airport
1210,938.97 miles (17,604.53 km) SSWAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1310,934.28 miles (17,596.98 km) SSWFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome
1410,924.07 miles (17,580.54 km) SSEHobart International Airport (HBA)Hobart, Tasmania, AustraliaView Hobart International Airport on a map Set HBA as destination Airport Get more information about Hobart International Airport
1510,900.70 miles (17,542.93 km) SSWChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport