Among the world's largest.

Akureyri’s ‘Eruption’ Valued at USD 500 Million: Video

29 Apr “This is our eruption,” states Pétur Ólafsson.

Akureyri Airport.

Want to Attract Wealthy Tourists to North Iceland

27 Jan Tourism industry officials in Iceland would like to be able to receive small groups of wealthy tourists, who could travel to Akureyri, North Iceland, by private jet.

Firefighters at work.

Man Rescued from Burning House in Akureyri

20 May 2020 A man, rescued unconscious from a burning house in Akureyri last night, was transported by medical flight to Reykjavík.

From Akureyri.

Flying Trampolines and Cars Stuck in Snow

5 May 2020 Summer may officially have arrived in Iceland, prompting optimistic people to take out their trampolines and patio furniture.

From Akureyri Airport.

SMS about COVID-19 Sent out in Akureyri

21 Feb 2020 As a preventive measure, the Northwest Iceland Police Department will be sending out an SMS in Akureyri today, intended for passengers arriving from abroad.

When Jón Stefán Jónsson opened the front door of his house this morning, this is what he saw.

Dug Himself out of His House

11 Dec 2019 Jón Stefán Jónsson, resident of Akureyri, North Iceland, had to dig himself out of his house this morning.

A computer-generized image of the project.

Sails Would Bring Major Change to Akureyri

26 Oct 2019 A new general zoning plan for Akureyri, North Iceland, introduced this week, would bring a major change to part of the town.

A page from The Adventures of Tintin.

Plans for Tintin Statue in Akureyri

12 Sep 2019 There are plans to install a statue of cartoon character Tintin by Akureyri harbor.

Passengers arriving in Akureyri.

SuperBreak’s Bankruptcy Could Hit Akureyri Hard

10 Aug 2019 The bankruptcy of the British travel service SuperBreak could result in a ISK 500 million loss for the tourism industry in Akureyri.

Akureyri this morning.

Akureyri covered in over a metre of snow

3 Dec 2018 Snow fell on Akureyri, the largest town in North Iceland last night. The snow was measured this morning at 105 cm by the Iceland Met Office.

Akureyrarkirkja Church is one if Akureyri's most distinct landmarks.

20 things to see and do in Akureyri

1 Jul 2018 With the weather definitely better in North Iceland than the capital area, why not head up to Akureyri, often named the capital of North Iceland. It's by far the biggest town outside of the capital area, and there is plenty to see and do there. Here's a list of our top 20 things to see and do in Akureyri.

First direct flight from Cardiff to Akureyri took place today

12 Jan 2018 The first direct flight chartered by Super Break was flown from Cardiff in Great Britain to Akureyri in North Iceland. A Boeing 737-800 landed in Akureyri at noon carrying 185 passengers.

The music hall at the centre of Akureyri.

2.500 Brits fly direct to Akureyri

15 Nov 2017 British travel agency Super Break has organised chartered flights between Britain and Akureyri in North Iceland.

The exhibition will be open all summer

Summer: exhibition on selected works by North Icelandic artists

10 Jun 2017 The exhibition Summer will open in Ketilshús, Akureyri Art Museum in North Iceland today at 15:00. It will be an extensive and diverse exhibition of works by artists of North Iceland.

Vaðlaheiðargöng tunnel is only a few kilometres from Akureyri, North Iceland.

Mountain road between Akureyri and Mývatn soon a thing of the past

27 Apr 2017 Tomorrow a final blast will open a tunnel that will replace Víkurskarð mountain pass, which connects Akureyri to the beautiful natural pearls, and towns, of North East Iceland.




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