According to EIB website, the project will be the expansion and upgrade of Keflavik International Airport (KEF) in order to cater for future growth in traffic and to improve passenger service standards. The airport, which is the main gateway to Iceland, is located on the Reykjanes peninsula, 50 km southwest of Reykjavík, and handled 6.8 million passengers in 2016. It will provide additional terminal, airside and landside capacity and will improve the level of service offered by the existing facilities, which are operating above capacity during peak periods. It includes the extension of the south terminal, the upgrade of the baggage handling system, the runways' renewal and construction of additional taxiways and rapid exit taxiways (RETs), new remote stands, the relocation of the main access road and various other associated investments.
The project is acceptable for EIB financing wiht minor and manageable residual impacts on environmental and social standpoint.
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