The Aviation Museum in Akureyri, founded on 1 May 1999 and formally opened 24 June 2000, the story of aviation in Iceland is traced right up to the present time. Numerous photographs and detailed text present a realistic and interesting account of pilots in their everyday activities. And where pictures and imagination end, concrete reality takes over. The museum contains many types of aircraft; for example, a plane of the same kind as the first aircraft in the possession of Loftleiðir Airline as well as Iceland's oldest ambulance aeroplane and the first glider built in Akureyri 1937.
1 June - 30 September. Daily from 13-17 pm and by arrangement.
Winter: Open Saturdays from 13:00 to 17:00 and by arrangement.
To get there: By bus: Take bus number 1 or 3, go out by the skating rink. From there is a about 10-15 min. walk. By foot: About 30-40 min. walk from town center.