Kangaatsiaq Heliport

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Kangaatsiaq Heliport
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Greenland Airport Authority
(Mittarfeqarfiit)
Serves Kangaatsiaq, Greenland
Elevation AMSL 17 ft / 5 m
Coordinates 68°18′46″N 053°27′37″W / 68.31278°N 53.46028°W / 68.31278; -53.46028Coordinates: 68°18′46″N 053°27′37″W / 68.31278°N 53.46028°W / 68.31278; -53.46028
Website Kangaatsiaq Heliport
Map
BGKA is located in Greenland
BGKA
BGKA
Location in Greenland
Helipads
Number Length Surface
m ft
1 30 × 20 98 × 66 Asphalt
Source: Danish AIS[1]

Kangaatsiaq Heliport (ICAO: BGKA) is a heliport in Kangaatsiaq, 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) Seasonal: Aasiaat, Attu, Iginniarfik, Ikerasaarsuk, Niaqornaarsuk[2]

Air Greenland operates government contract flights to villages in the Aasiaat Archipelago. These mostly cargo flights are not featured in the timetable,[2] although they can be pre-booked.[3] 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.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Greenland AIP for BGKA – Kangaatsiaq Heliport from Naviair
  2. ^ a b "Booking system". Air Greenland. Retrieved 9 June 2010. 
  3. ^ Air Greenland, fare system rules
  4. ^ Diskoline timetable