Nerlerit Inaat Airport
|Nerlerit Inaat Airport
Mittarfik Nerlerit Inaat
Constable Pynt Lufthavn
Nerlerit Inaat Lufthavn
Nerlerit Inaat from Harris Fjeld
|IATA: CNP – ICAO: BGCO|
|Elevation AMSL||45 ft / 14 m|
|Website||Nerlerit Inaat Lufthavne|
Nerlerit Inaat Airport (Greenlandic: Mittarfik Nerlerit Inaat, Danish: Constable Pynt Lufthavn) (IATA: CNP, ICAO: BGCO) is an airport in the Sermersooq municipality in eastern Greenland. It is located on Jameson Land and serves the town of Ittoqqortoormiit, approximately 40 km (25 mi) to the south-east. The airport can serve STOL aircraft. A AS 350 helicopter of Air Greenland is permanently housed at the airport, linking it with Ittoqqortoormiit Heliport. The helicopter also provides search and rescue capabilities within the surrounding area, and can be chartered for transport.
Airlines and destinations
|Air Greenland||Ittoqqortoormiit, Kangerlussuaq, Nuuk
operated by Norlandair
The airport may be relocated to a new site on Liverpool Land closer to Ittoqqortoormiit, between the settlement and Uunarteq cape (Danish: Kap Tobin) to the south, thus eliminating the need for helicopter transfers.
The airport acts as stopping off point for a number of expeditions into Jameson Land and Northeast Greenland National Park. Areas such as Renland have only just been visited, or have had no known visitors.