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

Commercial flights (passengers and cargo) per year:

year2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
flights44560 33211 27920 23628 20853 19257 16366 16198 18854 20522 17996 16878 16067 13520

Aircraft types visiting the airport:
Other (100%)

Aircraft accidents at or near Reykjavík-Keflavík International Airport (KEF)

13 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 Reykjavík-Ke... A2
26-JUL-1998Fairchild FH-227B N564LE Legion Express 0 Reykjavík-Ke... A1
01-OCT-1983Douglas C-118A (DC-6) 533257 US Navy 0 Reykjavík-Ke... 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 Reykjavík-Ke...   A1
28-APR-1965Lockheed EC-121K Super Constellatio 141321 US Navy 0+ 1 Reykjavík-Ke...   O1
04-MAY-1955Boeing KC-97G Stratofreighter 53-0110 USAF 9 near Reykjavík-Ke...   A1
03-MAR-1955Douglas C-118A (DC-6) 53-3230 USAF 0 Reykjavík-Ke...   A1
24-AUG-1953Boeing C-97G Stratofreighter 50-693 USAF 1 Reykjavík-Ke...   A1
30-MAR-1951Douglas C-54B (DC-4) N74644 Seaboard & Western 0 Reykjavík-Ke...   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

20 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 Reykjavík-Ke... 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 III 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 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 Reykjavík-Ke...   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 Reykjavík-Ke...   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

14 occurrences in the ASN safety database

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
04-MAY-2019Learjet 45 C-GMCP Skyservice Business Aviation 0 Edinburgh-Tu...   A2
21-JUL-2013Sukhoi Superjet 100-95 97005 Sukhoi Civil Aircraft 0 Reykjavík-Ke... A2
26-JUL-1998Fairchild FH-227B N564LE Legion Express 0 Reykjavík-Ke... 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
20-FEB-1960Lockheed P2V-7 Neptune 135563 US Navy Reykjavík-Na...   A1
03-MAR-1955Douglas C-118A (DC-6) 53-3230 USAF 0 Reykjavík-Ke...   A1
24-AUG-1953Boeing C-97G Stratofreighter 50-693 USAF 1 Reykjavík-Ke...   A1
16-MAY-1952Grumman SA-16A Albatross 51-0055 USAF 5 Eyjafjallajö...   A1
30-MAR-1951Douglas C-54B (DC-4) N74644 Seaboard & Western 0 Reykjavík-Ke...   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