Welcome to the Pilots Page for the Reykjavik Control Area (CTA), which includes Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands. Here you will find all the information you need to fly confidently in our airspace, which bridges the continents of Europe and North America and stretches all the way up to the North Pole!
Note, all guides are PDF documents containing bookmarks so you can click straight to the section you need in-flight.
For those who would like to simulate the airlines of our region, here is a brief summary:
The international airline of Iceland is based at Keflavik International Airport (BIKF) and operates mainly B757, B767 and soon B737 aircraft. It flies to airports in Europe and North America.
|Air Iceland/Flugfélag Íslands||FXIxx||“Faxi”||
The domestic and regional airline of Iceland is based at Reykjavik Airport (BIRK) with some flights from Keflavik (BIKF), and operates mainly Dash 8 and Fokker 50 aircraft. It flies to other airports in Iceland and to airports in Greenland and the Faroe Islands.
An Icelandic airline based in Akureyri Airport (BIAR) which flies to airports in northern Iceland and to Eastern Greenland.
|Eagle Air/Flugfélagið Ernir||FEIxxx||“Arctic Eagle”||
An Icelandic airline based at Reykjavik Airport (BIRK) which flies charter flights to domestic airports in Iceland and to airports in Eastern Greenland.
The international airline of the Faroe Islands flies to destinations in Europe using A319 and A320 aircraft based at Vágar Airport (EKVG).
The international and domestic airline of Greenland flies to destinations in Europe and North America, as well as operating all domestic services in Greenland. It is based at Søndre Strømfjord Kangerlussuaq Airport (BGSF) and also has bases at Nuuk Airport (BGGH) and Narsarsuaq Airport (BGBW). Aircraft include A330, Dash 8 and Eurocopter AS350.
Scenery – Iceland
|FSX||2016||Orbx||Complete freeware scenery package for the whole of Iceland, acting as a demonstration of the FTX Global product range. Photoreal Reykjavik. Most recommended for Iceland.|
|FSX||2017||Freeware scenery overhaul for the whole of Iceland, including updates for all major airports. Full credit to Tatu Kantomaa from Finland.|
|FSX||2010||Aerosoft||Payware scenery for all Icelandic airports except Keflavik.|
|FSX||2010||Aerosoft||Payware scenery for Keflavik International Airport.|
|FS9||2005||Freeware scenery for all of Iceland. Full credit to Scumari Tec.|
Scenery – Faroe Islands
|FSX/FS9/P3D/Xplane||2015||Azurafiles||Payware scenery for Vágar Airport.|
|FSX/FS9||2014||Freeware scenery for Vágar Airport.|
|FSX||2012||Freeware scenery overhaul for the Faroe Islands, including Vágar, all heliports and realistic buildings. Full credit to Ryan Andersen and Peter Poulson.|
Scenery – Greenland
|FSX||2016||Flight Sim Greenland||Freeware scenery for a wide variety of airports and regions of Greenland. Highly recommended team of Greenlandic and Danish editors at Flight Sim Greenland. Includes Kangerlussuaq, Narsarsuaq and Nuuk.|
|FSX||2012||Payware scenery for Kangerlussuaq and the surrounding area. Full credit to KalaK Greenland.|
|FSX||2015||FSDG||Payware scenery for Nuuk and the surrounding area. Full credit to FSDG.|