Iceland’s lesser-known Akureyri and Egilsstaðir Airports

This Nordic island nation is pulling out all the stops to attract and sustain new international operators at its lesser-known airports. Gordon Smith gives us the low-down

Prior to COVID-19, Akureyri hosted charter services from the UK, Germany and Holland, such as this Titan Airways flight

If you’re lucky enough to have visited Iceland, chances are you arrived at Keflavík – the country’s primary international airport. This sprawling site, 30 miles southwest of downtown Reykjavík is best known as a hub for Icelandair, but it is also used by more than two dozen foreign carriers that offer a mix of seasonal and year-round services to the North Atlantic country.

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