Maniitsoq Airport

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Maniitsoq Airport
Mittarfik Maniitsoq
Maniitsoq Lufthavn
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Maniitsoq Airport, July 2015
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Greenland Airport Authority
(Mittarfeqarfiit)
Serves Maniitsoq, Greenland
Elevation AMSL 91 ft / 28 m
Coordinates 65°24′45″N 052°56′22″W / 65.41250°N 52.93944°W / 65.41250; -52.93944Coordinates: 65°24′45″N 052°56′22″W / 65.41250°N 52.93944°W / 65.41250; -52.93944
Website Maniitsoq Lufthavn
Map
BGMQ is located in Greenland
BGMQ
BGMQ
Location in Greenland
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
16/34 799 2,621 Asphalt
Statistics (2012)
Passengers 8,829
Source: Danish AIS[1]

Maniitsoq Airport (Greenlandic: Mittarfik Maniitsoq) (IATA: JSUICAO: BGMQ) is an airport located on Maniitsoq Island, 0.5 NM (0.93 km; 0.58 mi) northwest[1] of Maniitsoq, a town in the Qeqqata municipality in central-western Greenland. It can serve STOL aircraft, although there is no deicing equipment at the airport, which is costly and problematic in Greenlandic winter.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Greenland Kangerlussuaq, Nuuk, Sisimiut[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Greenland AIP for BGMQ – Maniitsoq Airport from Naviair
  2. ^ "Defective equipment costs Air Greenland millions". Sermitsiaq. 18 November 2008. Retrieved 17 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "Booking system". Air Greenland. Archived from the original on 22 April 2010. Retrieved 9 June 2010.