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23 Jan 2020 | 09:04 AM UTC

Iceland: Flights suspended at Reykjavík’s Keflavík Airport (KEF) January 23

Flights suspended at Reykjavík’s Keflavík Airport (KEF) due to inclement weather January 23; confirm flight reservations

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Event

Most international and domestic flights to and from Reykjavík's Keflavík Airport (KEF) in the morning (local time) on Thursday, January 23, were canceled due to heavy snowfall in the area. Some bus services have been canceled around the capital as of Thursday afternoon, and road closures are expected nationwide.

An orange weather alert will be in effect for the West Fjords until 15:00, when it will downgrade to a yellow alert through Thursday evening. Yellow weather alerts are in effect for most of the country through Thursday night.

Transportation disruptions, including further flight cancelations and delays, are possible over the near term.  

Advice

Individuals in Iceland are advised to monitor local weather reports, anticipate transportation disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

Individuals flying via KEF are advised to monitor developments to the situation, anticipate further flight delays and cancelations, and confirm flight reservations.