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Keflavík International Airport profile
Last updated: 5 November 2013
General data
Keflavík International Airport
Country: Iceland
IATA code:KEF
ICAO code: BIKF
Elevation: 171 feet / 52 m
Opened: 1943
Airport history:  
Keflavík-Meeks Field
Keflavík Naval Air Station
Keflavík International Airport

Commercial flights (passengers and cargo) per year:

year2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
flights46079 60096 52175 44560 33211 27920 23628 20853 19257 16366 16198 18854 20522 17996

Aircraft types visiting the airport:
Boeing 757 (51.3%); Airbus A320 (11.2%); Boeing 767 (10.6%); Boeing 737 (10.2%); Airbus A321 (9.7%); Other (7%)

Aircraft accidents at or near Keflavík International Airport (KEF)

15 occurrences in the ASN safety database

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
07-FEB-2020Boeing 757-256 (WL) TF-FIA Icelandair 0 Keflavík Int... A2
21-JUL-2013Sukhoi Superjet 100-95 97005 Sukhoi Civil Aircraft 0 Keflavík Int... A2
26-JUL-1998Fairchild FH-227B N564LE Legion Express 0 Keflavík Int... A1
01-OCT-1983Douglas C-118A (DC-6) 533257 US Navy 0 Keflavík Int... O1
15-MAR-1978Lockheed EC-121T Super Constellatio 55-0121 USAF 0 Reykjavík-Na... A1
20-DEC-1975Douglas C-117D (DC-3) 39096 US Navy Reykjavík-Na...   A1
19-NOV-1966Curtiss C-46F N68966 Carolina Aircraft 0 Keflavík Int...   A1
28-APR-1965Lockheed EC-121K Super Constellatio 141321 US Navy 0+ 1 Keflavík Int...   O1
20-FEB-1960Lockheed P2V-7 Neptune 135563 US Navy Reykjavík-Na...   A1
04-MAY-1955Boeing KC-97G Stratofreighter 53-0110 USAF 9 near Keflavík Int...   A1
03-MAR-1955Douglas C-118A (DC-6) 53-3230 USAF 0 Keflavík Int...   A1
24-AUG-1953Boeing C-97G Stratofreighter 50-693 USAF 1 Keflavík Int...   A1
30-MAR-1951Douglas C-54B (DC-4) N74644 Seaboard & Western 0 Keflavík Int...   A1
05-MAR-1944Douglas Dakota III (DC-3) KG396 RAF 2 near Reykjavík/Ke...   A1
27-DEC-1942Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina 04402 US Navy 9 near Reykjavík/Ke... A1

22 occurrences in the ASN safety database

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
21-JUL-2013Sukhoi Superjet 100-95 97005 Sukhoi Civil Aircraft 0 Keflavík Int... A2
10-MAY-2007Ilyushin Il-76TD 4K-AZ41 Silk Way 0 Trenton Cana... A2
05-AUG-2001Dassault Falcon 20C D-CBNA Naske Air 3 near Narsarsuaq A1
03-AUG-1996Gulfstream Aerospace G-1159A Gulfst F-330 Danish AF 9 near Faroe Island... A1
11-SEP-1990Boeing 727-247 OB-1303 Faucett 16 near Newfoundland... A1
15-MAR-1978Lockheed EC-121T Super Constellatio 55-0121 USAF 0 Reykjavík-Na... A1
27-FEB-1974North-American-Rockwell Sabreliner CF-BRL Brethour Realty Services 9 Newton Fiord...   A1
23-JUN-1973DC-8-61CF N8960T Loftleidir, lsf Seaboard World 0 New York-Joh...   A2
17-NOV-1972Douglas C-47A (DC-3) CF-FOL S & H Aviation Sales 3 near St. Johns, N... A1
18-JUL-1970Antonov An-22 CCCP-09303 Soviet AF 23 North Atlantic   A1
19-NOV-1966Curtiss C-46F N68966 Carolina Aircraft 0 Keflavík Int...   A1
12-JAN-1962Lockheed P2V Neptune 131521 US Navy 12 Kronborg Gla... A1
11-AUG-1957Douglas DC-4 CF-MCF Maritime Central Airways 79 near Issoudun, QC A1
02-MAR-1956Douglas C-124C Globemaster II 53-0021 USAF 17 near Iceland   A1
04-MAY-1955Boeing KC-97G Stratofreighter 53-0110 USAF 9 near Keflavík Int...   A1
19-OCT-1953Lockheed P2V-5 Neptune 124901 US Navy 9 near Keflavík   A1
16-MAY-1952Grumman SA-16A Albatross 51-0055 USAF 5 Eyjafjallajö...   A1
28-MAR-1945Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3) KN409 RAF 4 near Irvine   A1
01-FEB-1945Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3) KK194 RAF 3 Ben Talaidh,...   A1
26-JUL-1944Douglas C-54A (DC-4) 41-107470 USAAF 26 near Greenland   A1
30-SEP-1943Lockheed C-60A Lodestar 42-56014 USAAF 7 Arran Island...   A1
27-DEC-1942Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina 04402 US Navy 9 near Reykjavík/Ke... A1

17 occurrences in the ASN safety database

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
07-FEB-2020Boeing 757-256 (WL) TF-FIA Icelandair 0 Keflavík Int... A2
04-MAY-2019Learjet 45 C-GMCP Skyservice Business Aviation 0 Edinburgh-Tu...   A2
21-JUL-2013Sukhoi Superjet 100-95 97005 Sukhoi Civil Aircraft 0 Keflavík Int... A2
26-JUL-1998Fairchild FH-227B N564LE Legion Express 0 Keflavík Int... A1
11-OCT-1987Dassault Falcon 20D EC-EFI Drenair 0 near Keflavik, Ic... A1
15-MAR-1978Lockheed EC-121T Super Constellatio 55-0121 USAF 0 Reykjavík-Na... A1
20-DEC-1975Douglas C-117D (DC-3) 39096 US Navy Reykjavík-Na...   A1
12-JAN-1962Lockheed P2V Neptune 131521 US Navy 12 Kronborg Gla... A1
20-FEB-1960Lockheed P2V-7 Neptune 135563 US Navy Reykjavík-Na...   A1
03-MAR-1955Douglas C-118A (DC-6) 53-3230 USAF 0 Keflavík Int...   A1
19-OCT-1953Lockheed P2V-5 Neptune 124901 US Navy 9 near Keflavík   A1
24-AUG-1953Boeing C-97G Stratofreighter 50-693 USAF 1 Keflavík Int...   A1
16-MAY-1952Grumman SA-16A Albatross 51-0055 USAF 5 Eyjafjallajö...   A1
30-MAR-1951Douglas C-54B (DC-4) N74644 Seaboard & Western 0 Keflavík Int...   A1
06-FEB-1945Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3) KN271 RAF 4 near Greenland   A1
29-AUG-1944Douglas C-47A (DC-3) 43-47977 USAAF 2 between Gree...   A1
05-MAR-1944Douglas Dakota III (DC-3) KG396 RAF 2 near Reykjavík/Ke...   A1