KEFlavik Airport

 

The business

Keflavik Airport, Iceland provides a natural link between North America and Europe, and prides itself on delivering a modern, streamlined travel experience.

“We wanted to create a functional, hygienic and elegant user experience. This is exactly what we were looking for.”

Elin Kjartansdóttir, Architect

Keflavik Airport solution

 

The problem

“We wanted to create a functional, hygienic and elegant user experience,” explains the terminal’s architect, Elin Kjartansdóttir. “The old-fashioned dryers take a long time, and do a bad job. We also didn’t want to see water or paper towels on the floor.”

The solution

Dyson Airblade Tap hand dryers.


No water on the floor

With Airblade™ technology in a tap, there’s no need to move
to a separate drying area, so no water is dripped on the floor.


No paper towel mess

Discarded paper towels can create a negative impression of washroom
cleanliness. “The taps go well with the whole design, and the washrooms
still look nice after rush hour – no mess or water dripped on the floor,” adds Elin.


Fast dry times

The Dyson Airblade Tap hand dryer uses two sheets of air travelling at 430mph to
dry hands completely in 12 seconds. “Passengers really like it,” explains Elin, “they
know their hands will be clean and dry and there’s no walking around with wet hands.”


Hygienic

Water and air are sensor-operated, so there are no taps to turn, or buttons to touch.
A HEPA filter captures 99.9% of bacteria and viruses from the washroom air.

Only Dyson Airblade™ hand dryers have all these benefits

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    Fast

    Hands are dried
    in 10-12 seconds.

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    Most hygienic

    HEPA filters as standard.

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    Costs less to run

    Up to 80% less than
    other hand dryers.

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    Better for the environment

    Lower CO2 emissions,
    no paper waste.

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    5 year guarantee

    5 year parts guarantee.