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Which airport will I land at in Iceland if my ticket says "Reykjavik Keflavik Internationl Apt."?

Google was wrong. There are two airports "in" Reykjavík: Reykjavík Airport, which is close to town and serves only domestic destinations and Greenland, and Keflavík International Airport, a.k.a. ...
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Which airport will I land at in Iceland if my ticket says "Reykjavik Keflavik Internationl Apt."?

You will be arriving at Keflavik (KEF), which is a 40-ish minute drive outside Reykjavik. Keflavik is now the main airport for Reykjavik, and all the car hire agencies have a presence there.
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Where is the post box at Keflavík (Reykjavík International) airport?

It's the red box by the "Odd size baggage" counter in the departure lounge
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Is a restaurant open at Keflavik Airport at 4:30 am?

Update: I originally wrote this answer long before WOW airline ceased operation. With it gone, morning traffic in KEF starts about 1 hour later. The basic point remains, though, that restaurants are ...
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Can we walk to Blue car rental from KEF airport?

Their website is very clear. Once you clear customs and enter the arrivals hall, the car rental shuttle parking space is right outside – next to “Flybus Parking”. This shuttle will take you to the ...
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Keflavik International Airport to Selfoss

You have to catch Bus 55 to Reykjavik (you can catch the more expensive Flybus and Greyline shuttles if you want), from Reykjavik you can catch buses 51 to Selfoss. The Reykjavík bus system, Strætó, ...
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Security check during Keflavik transfer

There is a Schengen emigration control that you must pass through (if coming from a Schengen country. There is no security control (i.e. Metal detectors) that you normally must pass through. There ...
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How to travel between cities of Iceland?

Car rental is the easiest when short on time but rental cars in Iceland are extremely expensive due to the short tourist season. One thing that is popular though is to rent a camper van which offset ...
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Long Layover (20h) in Reykjavik (Iceland), visit city?

Assuming that they layover is actually in Keflavik airport (which it almost certainly is; Reykjavik itself just has domestic flights, and a few connections to neighboring locations in the North ...
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How to travel between cities of Iceland?

I've hitchhiked for on week in Iceland. If you are on the ring road or in the main gravel roads (for example the F208 to Landmannalaugar), you shouldn't have to wait too much. There is one time where ...
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Which airport will I land at in Iceland if my ticket says "Reykjavik Keflavik Internationl Apt."?

If you are travelling from London, then you are going to land on the International airport not the domestic one. This would be KEF and is approx. 30 miles (49.5 km) away from Reykjavík. In terms of ...
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Do I have to transfer landside, and do I have enough time? (British, LGW-KEF-UAK)

Yes, that's about right. 3 hours sounds eminently doable; it's not a large airport and most passengers transit anyway, so there are not huge security lines. Of course, if your incoming flight from ...
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Where is the post box at Keflavík (Reykjavík International) airport?

There is also one after security, past the duty free, in the food court area. Right behind the Nord restaurant and before heading to all gates.
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How to go from Keflavik/Reykjavik to Myvatn/Reykjahlíð?

So yes, I've made my visit by now. First, for sleeping when arriving (at 1am) I took a flybus between Keflavik airport and BSI (the bus central station). Then I "slept" there (or I least I stayed ...
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Keflavik International Airport to Selfoss

You have to leave bus 55 at Fjordur. To get to Mjoddin you can take bus nr. 21 When you get to Mjoddin you change to bus nr. 51. Less of a hassle but probably much more expensive is this https://www....
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Do we need transit visas for Iceland if we have a two-hour layover?

According to SkyTeam no transit visas are required for you as: Holders of confirmed onward tickets transiting on the same calendar day.
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Is transit visa required to transit through Reykjavik (KEF)?

Unless you are allowed to enter the Schengen area without a visa, I assume you are not, you do not only need a transit visa, but a completely regular Schengen visa for that itinerary since you have ...
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Does Amex or Priority Pass have access to the Saga Lounge at Keflavik Airport?

The website for the Saga Lounge has a list of all valid access options. This list includes a number of Visa and Mastercard cards, but does not include either Priority Pass or any American Express ...
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Washington DC to London through Iceland - Do Indian passport holders need Transit visa?

As stated by Timatic, the database used by check-in staff: Visa required, except for Holders of confirmed onward tickets transiting on the same calendar day So if your connection is on the same ...
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Do SAS Plus passengers have lounge access at Keflavik airport?

Was in KEF today Nov 6 2017. SAS Plus (or any SAS) does not have access to Saga Lounge in KEF.
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How early can I check-in at KEF airport in Iceland?

Checkin times are set by the airline, not the airport. Most airlines have a 24-hour policy for checkin, but some have different periods. Check your airline's website to find out their checkin period....
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Security check during Keflavik transfer

I have been pulled aside by security ("SSSS" code on my boarding pass) when going from the Schengen to non-Schengen zone on my way to the US via Keflavík. I had my bags inspected, I was swabbed for ...
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