Þórshafnarflugvöllur

Visited: 2012

Langanesvegur, Iceland

This is a small airstrip in north-east Iceland, near the village of Sauðanes. The Þórshafnarflugvöllur or Þórshöfn Airport had a gravel runway for flights to other parts of the country.

Douglas

In July 1969, a Douglas R4D-6 41-50187 of the United States Air Force was damaged beyond economic repair in an accident at Þórshöfn Airport. The plane wreck is still present today and used by sheep as a shelter for bad weather. In 1996 it’s wings were removed.

Photos Þórshafnarflugvöllur

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