Daily Car Hire Rates in Reykjavik Airport
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Reykjavik Airport Car Hire - Did You Know?
- While Reykjavik Airport deals with domestic flights, Keflavik Airport is the main international airport.
- However Keflavik Airport is far out of town while Reykjavik Airport is easily accessible.
- Reykjavik Airport has three runways but one of them is used on a seasonal basis.
- It is possible to take private flights from Reykjavik Airport.
- Air Iceland and Atlantic Airways have a special agreement over Faroe Island flights.
Reykjavik Airport Mini Guide
Reykjavik Airport is a domestic airport facility in Iceland. It also has some flights to Greenland and the Faroe Islands, though these are not exactly the most popular of destinations. In Icelandic it is known as Reykjavikurflugvollur and it has the unique airport code RKV. Reykjavik Airport serves the capital of Iceland, Reykjavik.
There is another larger airport near to Reykjavik which deals with international flights called Keflavik Airport. If the weather is not good enough for planes to land at Keflavik Airport then they will be diverted to Reykjavik Airport.
However the benefit of hiring a car at Reykjavik Airport is that it is a much shorter drive to the capital. In Reykjavik not only can you enjoy a fantastic nightlife but there are amazing hot pots where you can luxuriate in the soothing geo thermal waters which spring up from the ground.
Reykjavik Airport is operated by the Icelandic government company Isavia. It is the main hub of Air Iceland which flies to Akureyri
, Isafjorour, Kulusuk, Nerlerit Inaat and Vestmanneyjar
. It is also a hub for Eagle Air which flies to Bildudalur, Gjogur and Hofn. Reykjavik Airport has the coordinates map longitude 64.07.48 North and map latitude 021.56.26 West. It is a two terminal airport.
Latest Update from Reykjavik Airport:
29/05/12 - Debate continues over the future of the airport which needs to be decided before 2016. It is currently heading towards over capacity and is in the middle of an ever expanding urban area. It is likely that, finance allowing, the airport will close and be relocated so it can more effectively challenge Iceland's main airport, Keflavik.