Only 45 minutes from the capital, Tórshavn, is Vagar Airport, FAE. The beautiful descent has an incredible island view with rugged mountains and valleys in the island of Vagar.
Originally it was a small, military base and airport during the WW2. But since, it has been the only airport in the Faroe Islands. The runway has recently been extended to 1799 meters, and in 2012 it was classified as a CAT 1 runway. RNP AR 0.1, ILS, LLZ, DME instruments are fitted. A new and modern terminal and service building warmly welcomes visitors from around the world.
The airport has four all-year routes to and from the Faroe Islands operated by the national airline Atlantic Airways. Passenger figures have been on the rise for the last years and are expected to increase further. Vagar Airport welcomes airplanes from airlines worldwide that might be chartered for companies.