GEN 1.6.1 General

Following is a list of civil aviation legislation, air navigation regulations and etc. in force in Iceland. Civil aviation legislation and regulations in force and International Agreements/Conventions which Iceland is a contracting party to may be accessed on the website of the Icelandic Transport Authority, mostly in the Icelandic language.

English versions of acts and regulations are limited.

GEN Icelandic Aviation Act

Icelandic Aviation Act No 60/1998 with later amendments
and regulations set according to the act.

GEN Regulations regarding civil aviation (only available in Icelandic)

Regulations, notices and decisions as published in the Aeronautical Handbook by the Icelandic Transport Authority.
  • Mandatory reporting
  • Passengers
  • Air Navigation
  • Air Transport Operations
  • Personnel Licenses
  • Aerodromes
  • Security
  • Aircraft / Airworthiness

GEN International Agreements / Conventions:

  • Convention on International Civil Aviation of 7 December 1944
  • Warsaw Convention of 1929 and the Hague Protocol of 1955
  • International Air Service Transit Agreement of 1944
  • Convention on the International Recognition of Rights in Aircraft (Geneva Convention) of 1948
  • Convention on Offences and other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft (Tokyo Convention) of 1963
  • Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft (Haag Convention) of 1970
  • Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation (Montreal Convention) of 1971 and Protocol of 1988