Air ambulance service in Iceland, medical flights from Akureyri Hospital

Akureyri is the centre for air ambulance services in Iceland, staffed with emergency medical technicians/paramedics and flight physicians. The air

Akureyri hospital

Akureyri Hospital is a multidisciplinary hospital serving North and East Iceland  It is also Iceland’s back-up hospital. The accident and emergency ward is open 24 hours a day and treats all accidents and more serious illnesses. 

Staff and facilities

 Around 600 members of staff are employded, 55 of whom are specialists in the main medical specialities. 

Our facilities include:

  •  3 fully equipped operating theatres
  •  an intensive care department
  •  a radiology department with state-of-the-art equipment (CT, MRI and ultrasound)
  •  a well-equipped laboratory department 


As a teaching hospital, clinical education in various fields within the healthcare sector for the University of Akureyri and the University of Iceland is provided. 

Akureyri Air Ambulance Service

Akureyri is the centre for air ambulance services in Iceland.  These flights are staffed by emergency medical technicians/paramedics and flight physicians where necessary.  The air ambulance services arranges medical flights in Greenland as requested 


The aircraft, King Air B200, carries state of the art medical equipment on board. The air medical flight service can provide everything from
basic to critical care and neonatal transport.



Arctic Services

  • Hafnarstræti 91
    600 Akureyri

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