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

Commercial flights (passengers and cargo) per year:

year2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
flights46079 60096 52175 44560 33211 27920 23628 20853 19257 16366 16198 18854 20522 17996

Aircraft types visiting the airport:
Boeing 757 (51.3%); Airbus A320 (11.2%); Boeing 767 (10.6%); Boeing 737 (10.2%); Airbus A321 (9.7%); Other (7%)

Aircraft accidents at or near Keflavík-Meeks Field (KEF)

15 occurrences in the ASN safety database

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
07-FEB-2020Boeing 757-256 (WL) TF-FIA Icelandair 0 Keflavík Int... A2
21-JUL-2013Sukhoi Superjet 100-95 97005 Sukhoi Civil Aircraft 0 Keflavík Int... A2
26-JUL-1998Fairchild FH-227B N564LE Legion Express 0 Keflavík Int... A1
01-OCT-1983Douglas C-118A (DC-6) 533257 US Navy 0 Keflavík Int... 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 Keflavík Int...   A1
28-APR-1965Lockheed EC-121K Super Constellatio 141321 US Navy 0+ 1 Keflavík Int...   O1
20-FEB-1960Lockheed P2V-7 Neptune 135563 US Navy Reykjavík-Na...   A1
04-MAY-1955Boeing KC-97G Stratofreighter 53-0110 USAF 9 near Keflavík Int...   A1
03-MAR-1955Douglas C-118A (DC-6) 53-3230 USAF 0 Keflavík Int...   A1
24-AUG-1953Boeing C-97G Stratofreighter 50-693 USAF 1 Keflavík Int...   A1
30-MAR-1951Douglas C-54B (DC-4) N74644 Seaboard & Western 0 Keflavík Int...   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

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
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
27-DEC-1942Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina 04402 US Navy 9 near Reykjavík/Ke... A1

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
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