Located just 2 miles south of Akureyri City, the capital of Northern Iceland, Akureyri Airport (IATA Code- AEY) is a major international airport. When visiting this lively city, make sure you have pre-booked car rental from Akureyri Airport with us. Booking with us gives you the freedom to rent the car of your choice well in advance via our multicurrency secure booking engine. The best-in-class rental deals are all-inclusive of taxes, waivers, insurances and other rental benefits.
Constructed in the year 1955 as a replacement to Melgerdismelar airstrip, the airport is an exclusive to Northern Iceland. One of the four international aviation hubs of the country, Akureyri Airport is an ultramodern civil aviation hub with all the latest lightning equipment and landing facilities. The airport at present operates larger volume domestic flights of Air Iceland. There are several scheduled domestic flights that fly from Akureyri Airport to various other cities across the country. Iceland Express is the sole international flight carrier that offers direct flight during summers, from Akureyri, Iceland to Copenhagen, the Danish capital.
Besides being a major fisheries center of the Nordic Region, Akureyri is a tourist hot spot with multitudes of attractions that can be best experienced with car rental from Akureyri Airport. In a rental car, you could go explore the neighbouring Botanical Gardens in Kjarnaskogur or spend your day at the spectacular ski-resort of Mount Hlidarfjall.
The international airport is finely equipped to include terminal facilities of currency exchange kiosks, restrooms, information desks, post office, ATMs and conference rooms amongst other basic amenities.