Qeqertarsuaq Heliport

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Qeqertarsuaq Heliport
IATA: JGOICAO: BGGN
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Mittarfeqarfiit
Serves Qeqertarsuaq, Greenland
Elevation AMSL 9 ft / 3 m
Coordinates 69°15′04″N 053°32′17″W / 69.25111°N 53.53806°W / 69.25111; -53.53806Coordinates: 69°15′04″N 053°32′17″W / 69.25111°N 53.53806°W / 69.25111; -53.53806
Map
BGGN is located in Greenland
BGGN
BGGN
Location in Greenland
Helipads
Number Length Surface
m ft
1 60 × 20 197 × 66 Asphalt
Source: Danish AIS[1]

Qeqertarsuaq Heliport (IATA: JGO[2][3]ICAO: BGGN) is a heliport on the southern shore of Qeqertarsuaq Island in the Qaasuitsup municipality, in western Greenland. It is located in Qeqertarsuaq, the biggest town on, and named after, the island.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Greenland Seasonal: Aasiaat, Ilulissat, Qasigiannguit[4]

Air Greenland operates government contract flights to villages in the Disko Bay region. These mostly cargo flights are not featured in the timetable,[4] although they can be pre-booked.[5] Departure times for these flights as specified during booking are by definition approximate, with the settlement service optimized on the fly depending on local demand for a given day.

Settlement flights in the Disko Bay region are unique in that they are operated only during winter and spring. During summer and autumn, communication between settlements is by sea only, serviced by Diskoline.[6]

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