Tasiilaq Heliport

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Tasiilaq Heliport
Ammassalik Heliport
Tasiilaq Heliport.JPG
Tasiilaq Heliport
IATA: AGMICAO: BGAM
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Mittarfeqarfiit
Serves Tasiilaq, Greenland
Elevation AMSL 24 ft / 7 m
Coordinates 65°36′44″N 037°37′06″W / 65.61222°N 37.61833°W / 65.61222; -37.61833Coordinates: 65°36′44″N 037°37′06″W / 65.61222°N 37.61833°W / 65.61222; -37.61833
Map
BGAM is located in Greenland
BGAM
BGAM
Location in Greenland
Helipads
Number Length Surface
m ft
1 30 × 20 98 × 66 Asphalt
Statistics (2012)
Passengers 6,471
Aircraft movements 1,385
Source: Danish AIS[1]
Statistics from airport[2]

Tasiilaq Heliport[3][4] (IATA: AGM[5][6]ICAO: BGAM) is a heliport in Tasiilaq, a town located on the Ammassalik Island in the Sermersooq municipality, in southeastern Greenland. Until 1997 the heliport was known as Ammassalik Heliport.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Greenland Kulusuk[7]
Air Greenland (settlement flights) Isortoq, Kuummiit, Sermiligaaq, Tiniteqilaaq[7]

Air Greenland operates government contract flights to villages in the Tasiilaq regions. These mostly cargo flights are not featured in the timetable,[7] although they can be pre-booked.[8] 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.

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