Air Greenland destinations

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Air Greenland domestic airport network includes all 13 civilian airports within Greenland. Two international airports capable of serving large airlinersKangerlussuaq Airport and Narsarsuaq Airport−were formerly used as U.S. Air Force military bases, and have been used for transatlantic flights.[1]

All other regional airports are STOL-capable, and are served with Bombardier Dash 8 Q200 fixed-wing aircraft. Outside Greenland, the airline operates transatlantic flights to Keflavík International Airport in Iceland, and to Copenhagen Airport in Denmark.[1]

Smaller communities are served by settlement flights from the local helicopter hubs in Upernavik Airport in the Upernavik Archipelago in northwestern Greenland, in Uummannaq Heliport in the Uummannaq Fjord region in northwestern Greenland, Ilulissat Airport and Aasiaat Airport in the Disko Bay region in western Greenland, in Qaqortoq Heliport and Nanortalik Heliport in southern Greenland, and in Tasiilaq Heliport in southeastern Greenland. Out of 45 heliports served, 8 are primary, the remainder are helistops.[1]

The following is a list of destinations served by Air Greenland as at April 2015.[2]

Airports[edit]

As of May 2015, Air Greenland operates scheduled passenger flights to the following airports:

Hub
Future
Seasonal
Terminated route
City Country IATA ICAO Airport Refs
Aalborg Denmark AAL EKYT Aalborg Airport
Aasiaat Greenland (Disco Bay) JEG BGAA Aasiaat Airport
Copenhagen Denmark (Amager) CPH EKCH Kastrup Airport
Hamburg
(begins 15 July 2015)
Germany HAM EDDH Fuhlsbüttel Airport [3]
Ilulissat Greenland (Disco Bay) JAV BGJN Ilulissat Airport
Iqaluit Canada (Nunavut) YFB CYFB Iqaluit Airport [4]
Kangerlussuaq Greenland SFJ BGSF Kangerlussuaq Airport
Kulusuk Greenland KUS BGKK Kulusuk Airport
Maniitsoq Greenland JSU BGMQ Maniitsoq Airport
Narsarsuaq Greenland UAK BGBW Narsarsuaq Airport
Nuuk Greenland GOH BGGH Nuuk Airport
Ottawa Canada (Ontario) YOW CYOW Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport
Paamiut Greenland JFR BGPT Paamiut Airport
Pituffik Greenland (Thule Air Base) THU BGTL Thule Air Base–Pituffik Airport [5][6]
Qaanaaq Greenland NAQ BGQQ Qaanaaq Airport
Qaarsut Greenland JQA BGUQ Qaarsut Airport
Reykjavík Iceland KEF BIKF Keflavik Airport
Sisimiut Greenland JHS BGSS Sisimiut Airport
Upernavik Greenland JUV BGUK Upernavik Airport
Baltimore United States BWI BKWI Thurgood Marshall Airport

Primary heliports[edit]

As of April 2015, Air Greenland operates scheduled passenger flights to the following primary heliports:

Seasonal
City Country IATA ICAO Airport Refs
Alluitsup Paa Greenland LLU BGAP Alluitsup Paa Heliport
Ittoqqortoormiit Greenland OBY BGSC Ittoqqortoormiit Heliport
Nanortalik Greenland OBY BGNN Ittoqqortoormiit Heliport
Narsaq Greenland JNS BGNS Narsaq Heliport
Qaqortoq Greenland JJU BGJH Qaqortoq Heliport
Qasigiannguit Greenland (Disco Bay) JCH BGCH Qasigiannguit Heliport
Qeqertarsuaq Greenland (Disco Bay) JGO BGGN Qeqertarsuaq Heliport
Tasiilaq Greenland AGM BGAM Tasiilaq Heliport [7]
Uummannaq Greenland UMD BGUM Uummannaq Heliport


Helistops[edit]

As of May 2010, Air Greenland operates scheduled settlement flights to the following district helistops:

City Airport code Airport name District Notes
IATA ICAO Other
Greenland
Aappilattoq none BGAQ Aappilattoq Heliport Upernavik
Aappilattoq none BGAG AAP Aappilattoq Heliport South [8]
Akunnaaq none BGAK Akunnaaq Heliport Disko seasonal
Ammassivik none BGAS Ammassivik Heliport South
Attu none BGAT Attu Heliport Disko seasonal
Iginniarfik none BGIG Iginniarfik Heliport Disko seasonal
Ikamiut none BGIT Ikamiut Heliport Disko seasonal
Ikerasaarsuk none BGIK Ikerasaarsuk Heliport Disko seasonal
Ikerasak none BGIA IKE Ikerasak Heliport Uummannaq [9]
Ilimanaq none BGIL Ilimanaq Heliport Disko seasonal
Illorsuit none BGLL ILL Illorsuit Heliport Uummannaq [10]
Innaarsuit none BGIN Innaarsuit Heliport Upernavik
Isortoq none BGIS Isortoq Heliport Tasiilaq
Kangaatsiaq none BGKA Kangaatsiaq Heliport seasonal
Kangersuatsiaq none BGKS KAQ Kangersuatsiaq Heliport Upernavik [11]
Kitsissuarsuit none BGKT KIT Kitsissuarsuit Heliport Disko seasonal[12]
Kullorsuaq none BGKQ KLQ Kullorsuaq Heliport Upernavik [13]
Kuummiit none BGKM Kuummiit Heliport Tasiilaq
Moriusaq none BGMO Moriusaq Heliport Qaanaaq
Narsarmijit none BGFD Narsarmijit Heliport South
Niaqornaarsuk none BGNK Niaqornaarsuk Heliport Disko seasonal
Niaqornat none BGNT Niaqornat Heliport Uummannaq
Nuugaatsiaq none BGNQ NUG Nuugaatsiaq Heliport Uummannaq [14]
Nuussuaq none BGNU NUS Nuussuaq Heliport Upernavik [15]
Qeqertaq none BGQE QQT Qeqertaq Heliport Disko [16]
Saattut none BGST SAA Saattut Heliport Uummannaq [17]
Saqqaq none BGSQ QUP Saqqaq Heliport Disko seasonal[18]
Savissivik none BGSV Savissivik Heliport Qaanaaq
Sermiligaaq none BGSG Sermiligaaq Heliport Tasiilaq
Siorapaluk none BGSI Siorapaluk Heliport Qaanaaq
Tasiusaq none BGTQ Tasiusaq Heliport South
Tasiusaq none BGTA TSS Tasiusaq Heliport Upernavik [19]
Tiniteqilaaq none BGTN Tiniteqilaaq Heliport Tasiilaq
Ukkusissat none BGUT UKK Ukkusissat Heliport Uummannaq [20]
Upernavik Kujalleq none BGKL UPK Upernavik Kujalleq Heliport Upernavik [21]

Route map[edit]

Air Greenland destinations is located in Arctic
Aasiaat
Aasiaat
Ilulissat
Ilulissat
Kangerlussuaq
Kangerlussuaq
Kulusuk
Kulusuk
Maniitsoq
Maniitsoq
Narsarsuaq
Narsarsuaq
Nerlerit Inaat
Nerlerit Inaat
Nuuk
Nuuk
Qaanaaq
Qaanaaq
Qaarsut
Qaarsut
Sisimiut
Sisimiut
Upernavik
Upernavik
Paamiut
Paamiut
Aalborg
Aalborg
Copenhagen
Copenhagen
Keflavik
Keflavik
Destinations served by Air Greenland

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Booking system". Air Greenland. Archived from the original on 22 April 2010. Retrieved 18 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Route-map". Air Greenland. Retrieved 9 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "Air Greenland med flyvninger til Hamborg" (in Danish). 12 February 2015. Retrieved 9 April 2015. 
  4. ^ "Air Greenland cuts Nuuk-Iqaluit scheduled flights in 2015". CBC. Retrieved 6 March 2015. 
  5. ^ Only served by helicopter
  6. ^ "AIR GREENLAND WINS AMERICAN CONTRACT". Air Greenland. Retrieved 9 April 2015. 
  7. ^ The Heliport was renamed from Ammassalik heliport to Tasiilaq Heliport. [1], [2]
  8. ^ AAP is the former IATA identifier for Andrau Airpark, see [3]
  9. ^ IKE is a non-IATA identifier for Ikerasak Heliport, see [4] and [5]
  10. ^ ILL is the former IATA identifier for Willmar Municipal Airport, see [6]
  11. ^ KAQ is a non-IATA identifier for Kangersuatsiaq Heliport, see [7] and [8]
  12. ^ KIT is the IATA identifier for Kithira Airport (ICAO: LGKC), see [9]
  13. ^ KLQ is the IATA identifier for Keluang, Malaysia (ICAO: WIPV), see [10]
  14. ^ NUG is the IATA identifier for Nuguria, Papua New Guinea, see [11]
  15. ^ NUS is the IATA identifier for Norsup Airport, Vanuatu (ICAO: NVSP), see [12]
  16. ^ QQT is a non-IATA identifier for Qeqertaq Heliport, see [13] and [14]
  17. ^ SAA is the IATA identifier for Shively Field, see [15]
  18. ^ QUP is a non-IATA identifier for Saqqaq Heliport, see [16] and [17]
  19. ^ TSS is the IATA identifier for East 34th Street Heliport, see [18]
  20. ^ UKK is the IATA identifier for Oskemen Airport (ICAO: UASK), see [19]
  21. ^ UPK is a non-IATA identifier for Upernavik Kujalleq Heliport, see [20] and [21]