Niaqornaarsuk Heliport

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Niaqornaarsuk Heliport
Airport type Public
Operator Greenland Airport Authority
Serves Niaqornaarsuk, Greenland
Elevation AMSL 152 ft / 46 m
Coordinates 68°14′21″N 052°50′35″W / 68.23917°N 52.84306°W / 68.23917; -52.84306Coordinates: 68°14′21″N 052°50′35″W / 68.23917°N 52.84306°W / 68.23917; -52.84306
Website Niaqornaarsuk Heliport
BGNK is located in Greenland
Location in Greenland
Number Length Surface
m ft
1 5 16 Grass
Source: Danish AIS[1]

Niaqornaarsuk Heliport (IATA: QMKICAO: BGNK) is a heliport in Niaqornaarsuk, 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, Kangaatsiaq[2]

Air Greenland operates government contract flights to villages in the Aasiaat region. 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 and Aasiaat Archipelago regions 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]