Þórshöfn Airport (Icelandic: Þórshafnarflugvöllur) (IATA: THO, ICAO: 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.
The wreck of the DC-3 is nowadays used as a sheep and horse shelter on private land
In July 1969, Douglas R4D-6 Bu 150187 of the United States Navy was damaged beyond economic repair in an accident at Þórshöfn Airport. Pilot Russell W. Sims Jr, Executive Officer of NAS Keflavik, was flying in supplies and mail when cross winds, unimproved runway surface coupled with what the investigative report stated was pilot error was not able to keep control of the plane upon landing, going off the runway surface and destroying the landing gear. Another source states that the aircraft swung off the runway during takeoff.