The nearest hotel, is the modest Alex Motel (tel: +354(0)421 2800) with chalets, dormitories and camping places, a free shuttle bus goes to this hotel. In Keflavik you can choose between Hotel Keflavik (tel: +354(0)420 7000) and Icelandair Flughotel (tel: +354(0)421 5222). For more hotels and to reserve online you can go to, they have a large range of hotels with great internet rates.

Shops and restaurants

The Leifur Eiríksson Air Terminal has an extensive range of stores. In contrast to many other airports, Duty Free items are available upon arrival. Since alcoholic drinks are very expensive in Iceland, most travelers do not purchase it here, not even the Icelanders.

There are a few bars and restaurants. Part of Café Europe (flights to mainland Europe) and Café International (for flights to the United States and Great Britain) have been arranged as an á la carte restaurant.


The baggage handling at Keflavik Airport is very efficient. The police post in the terminal (tel: +354(0)425 0678) also serves as a counter for lost and found items.


There are information stands from Icelandair in the Baggage Hall, in the Transit Hall and near the check-in counters, there is also an office for the Icelandic Bureau of Tourism in the Arrivals Hall.


The Icelandair Executive Saga Lounge, (tel: +354(0)425 0248) near Gate 6, offers telephone, fax and computers with internet connection, there are also showers. Meeting facilities are available in the Icelandair Flughotel.

Disabled facilities

The airport is very accessible for the disabled. There are wheelchair ramps, adapted restrooms and telephones. There are reserved parking places right in front of the terminal for the disabled.

Other services

There are banks, money exchange offices and ATM's. You can find telephones in the Transit Hall that work with phone cards from AT&T, MCI and SPRINT, in the same hall there is a playground for children. Wireless internet is available.