Egilsstaðir Airport

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Egilsstaðir Airport
Egilsstaðaflugvöllur
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Isavia
Serves Egilsstaðir
Elevation AMSL 76 ft / 23 m
Coordinates 65°17′00″N 14°24′05″W / 65.28333°N 14.40139°W / 65.28333; -14.40139
Map
EGS is located in Iceland
EGS
EGS
Location of Airport in Iceland
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 2,000 6,562 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passengers 91,373[1]
Sources: AIP Iceland[2] GCM[3]

Egilsstaðir Airport (IATA: EGSICAO: BIEG) is a single-runway international airport in Egilsstaðir, Iceland. The main carrier is Air Iceland with flights to Reykjavík.The airport also has a couple of car rental options available such as Europcar and sixt.

History[edit]

The air terminal was originally built in 1968, but was rebuilt and expanded during the years 1987 to 1999. A new arrivals hall was taken into use in 2007. It is mainly used for domestic flights to Reykjavík, but there has been a route to Copenhagen, and during summer 2016 there will be flights to London. Additionally, there will be charter flights from the airport to Edinburgh, Scotland.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Iceland Connect Reykjavík-Domestic
Discover the World Seasonal charter: London-Gatwick[4]
Primera Air Nordic Seasonal charter: Edinburgh

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