Nuugaatsiaq Heliport

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Nuugaatsiaq Heliport
Airport type Public
Operator Greenland Airport Authority
Serves Nuugaatsiaq, Greenland
Elevation AMSL 57 ft / 17 m
Coordinates 71°32′19″N 053°12′18″W / 71.53861°N 53.20500°W / 71.53861; -53.20500Coordinates: 71°32′19″N 053°12′18″W / 71.53861°N 53.20500°W / 71.53861; -53.20500
Website Nuugaatsiaq Heliport
BGNQ is located in Greenland
Location in Greenland
Number Length Surface
m ft
1 15 49 Grass
Source: Danish AIS[1]

Nuugaatsiaq Heliport (IATA: JUUICAO: BGNQ) is a heliport in Nuugaatsiaq, a village in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern 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) Illorsuit, Uummannaq[2]

Air Greenland operates government contract flights to villages in the Uummannaq Fjord 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.


  1. ^ Greenland AIP for BGNQ – Nuugaatsiaq Heliport from Naviair
  2. ^ a b "Booking system". Air Greenland. Retrieved 9 June 2010. 
  3. ^ Air Greenland, fare system rules