Þórshöfn Airport

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Þórshöfn Airport


THO is located in Iceland
Location of Airport in Iceland
Airport type Public
Operator ISAVIA
Serves Þórshöfn, Iceland
Elevation AMSL 64 ft / 20 m
Coordinates 66°13′06″N 015°20′08″W / 66.21833°N 15.33556°W / 66.21833; -15.33556Coordinates: 66°13′06″N 015°20′08″W / 66.21833°N 15.33556°W / 66.21833; -15.33556
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 1,199 3,934 Asphalt
Sources: AIP Iceland,[1] DAFIF[2][3]

Þórshöfn Airport (Icelandic: Þórshafnarflugvöllur) (IATA: THOICAO: BITN) is an airport located in Þórshöfn, a village in northeast Iceland. It is also referred to as Thorshofn Airport in many English-language sources.

Þórshöfn Airport was previously located about 4.8 km to the northeast, at 66°15′07″N 15°16′23″W / 66.25194°N 15.27306°W / 66.25194; -15.27306 (Former location of Þórshöfn Airport (ICAO:BITH)), near Sauðanes, and had the ICAO code BITH (but the same IATA code – THO). It had a slightly shorter runway with a gravel surface, which has since been closed.

Airlines and scheduled destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Norlandair Akureyri, Vopnafjörður

Accidents and incidents[edit]


  1. ^ AIP Iceland: AD 2 - BITN - ÞÓRSHÖFN / Thorshofn PDF
  2. ^ Airport information for BITN at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  3. ^ Airport information for THO at Great Circle Mapper.
  4. ^ "41-50187 Accident Description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 14 February 2011. 

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