Saattut Heliport

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Saattut Heliport
IATA: SAEICAO: BGST
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Mittarfeqarfiit
Serves Saattut, Greenland
Elevation AMSL 131 ft / 40 m
Coordinates 70°48′42″N 051°38′00″W / 70.81167°N 51.63333°W / 70.81167; -51.63333Coordinates: 70°48′42″N 051°38′00″W / 70.81167°N 51.63333°W / 70.81167; -51.63333
Map
BGST is located in Greenland
BGST
BGST
Location in Greenland
Helipads
Number Length Surface
m ft
1 15 49 gravel
Source: Danish AIS[1]

Saattut Heliport (IATA: SAEICAO: BGST)[2] is a heliport in Saattut, a village in the Qaasuitsup municipality in western Greenland. The heliport is considered a helistop, and is served by Air Greenland as part of a government contract.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Greenland (settlement flights) Ikerasak, Uummannaq[3]

Air Greenland operates government contract flights to villages in the Uummannaq Fjord region. These mostly cargo flights are not featured in the timetable,[3] although they can be pre-booked.[4] 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BGST – Saattut Heliport (PDF). Greenlandic Aeronautical Information Publication from Statens Luftfartsvæsen (CAA-DK).
  2. ^ Airport information for BGST at Great Circle Mapper.
  3. ^ a b "Booking system". Air Greenland. Retrieved 9 June 2010. 
  4. ^ Air Greenland, fare system rules