Isafjordur Domestic Airport
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The humble single-runway Isafjordur Airport serves the remote Westfjords region of northwest Iceland. The vast majority of its flights are from and to the island's capital Reyvjavik. The airfield itself stands on a flat platform of land jutting into the fjord with mountains all around. There's a small terminal building and not much else here. Visitors who collect a hire car at Isafjordur Airport however find that it's very convenient: the Route 61 passes by the entrance, giving easy access to all parts of this region, including Isafjordur on the other shore of the fjord, about three miles to the north.
Isafjordur is a small town standing beneath imposing mountainous slopes at the edge of Vestfirðir. There's an arts centre housed in what was once a hospital, and a folk museum which contains Iceland's oldest house. An 18th-century building is among the many wooden houses you'll find in town, with this one now host to a maritime and fishing museum. Look out too for Vestfirzka Verzlunin, specializing in locally-produced goods including art, books and food. The town's main claim to tourism fame, however, is as a centre for organized trips into the wonderful wildernesses beyond.
With a wide range of travellers passing through our locations every day, we've got a wide range of vehicles on offer to suit your needs - from smart executive saloons to compact family hatchbacks. ***
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