Kitsissuarsuit Heliport

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Kitsissuarsuit Heliport
Airport type Public
Operator Greenland Airport Authority
Serves Kitsissuarsuit, Greenland
Elevation AMSL 18 ft / 5 m
Coordinates 68°51′29″N 053°07′26″W / 68.85806°N 53.12389°W / 68.85806; -53.12389Coordinates: 68°51′29″N 053°07′26″W / 68.85806°N 53.12389°W / 68.85806; -53.12389
Website Kitsissuarsuit Heliport
BGKT is located in Greenland
Location in Greenland
Number Length Surface
m ft
1 15 49 Gravel
Source: Danish AIS[1]

Kitsissuarsuit Heliport (IATA: QJE, ICAO: BGKT) is a heliport in Kitsissuarsuit, a Disko Bay island 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]

Air Greenland (settlement flights) Seasonal: Aasiaat[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]


  1. ^ Greenland AIP for BGKT – Kitsissuarsuit Heliport from Naviair
  2. ^ a b "Booking system". Air Greenland. Archived from the original on 22 April 2010. Retrieved 9 June 2010. 
  3. ^ Air Greenland, fare system rules Archived 2010-07-13 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Diskoline timetable Archived 2009-05-22 at the Wayback Machine.