1,5 million tourists to Iceland next year?
According to Icelandair's predictions, tourists to Iceland could amount to 1,5 million in 2016. This year, tourists to Iceland increased by 26,8 percent and if this development continues the total amount of tourists in 2015 will be 1,3 million.
Last year, tourists to Iceland counted 998 thousand which means that this year is the first year when tourist numbers go over the one million mark. This was published in an article on Túristi.is. According to the article, two thirds of the people going to and from Keflavik International Airport travel via Icelandair and 97 % of those who visit Iceland come by air.