23/2/2015

Keflavik International Airport is chosen as the best airport in Europe in 2014

The airport was voted the best airport in Europe in 2014, according to the survey carried out by the largest airports in the world.

The survey was conducted on behalf of the Airport Council International, where passengers answered questions about the quality of a number of service areas. The airport with the highest overall result gets special recognition and this is the third time Keflavik Airport gets such recognition. More details here

Leifur Eiríksson air terminal, north building, inaugurated in April 1987 and was later expanded with a new wing, the south building, which was taken in use in 2001. In 2004, the north building expanded with a larger check-in hall west and east, the roof was lifted and established offices on the 3rd floor where there was previously only technical rooms.

The North building is on three floors and a basement for plumbing and technical facilities. The southern building is on two floors plus a basement under the building body for HVAC and other technical facilities. In 2013 it was performed interior renovation of the southern building, where the restaurant and shopping area was expanded. It was started to build summer 2014 with 5,000 m2 expansion westward from the southern building. Now in progress, there are taken place changes on the 2nd floor of the airport's departure hall and expansion of the arrival hall eastward from the north building.

Verkís has participated in all the main aspects of the construction of the airport and rendered services associated design of aircraft hangars, water and drainage, design of bearing structures, ventilation and wastewater systems, sprinklers and fire safety engineering.