About Keflavík

Keflavik is a small town on Reykjanes, a volcanic peninsula in South Iceland. Keflavik is also home to Keflavik International Airport, the airport where most fly into when they come to Iceland. Visit Keflavik on your way to or from Reykjavik for a chance to discover the town’s wide-range of shops, restaurants, a cinema, museums, and more!

Keflavík was founded in the 16th century when it developed as a fishing port and fish processing center. During the 2nd World War and the Cold War the Keflavík Iceland Naval Air Station played a critical role in many operations.