Keflavik Airport is the main gateway into Iceland with around 97% of all tourists coming through the airport. Keflavik Airport is located 50 km from Reykjavik City Center.
The airport was built by the U.S. military during World War II and officially opened in 1943. The new terminal building opened in 1987 and since then it has played a significant position in the expansion of commercial flight in Iceland and it also serves as an important stop-over link between Europe and North America. During the height of summer, there are 28 airlines that fly to Iceland but the main airlines are the prestigious Icelandair and WOW Air.