Upernavik Kujalleq Heliport

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Upernavik Kujalleq Heliport
Upernavik Kujalleq heliport 2007-07-24.jpg
Upernavik Kujalleq Heliport
Airport type Public
Operator Greenland Airport Authority
Serves Upernavik Kujalleq, Greenland
Elevation AMSL 92 ft / 28 m
Coordinates 72°09′10″N 055°31′52″W / 72.15278°N 55.53111°W / 72.15278; -55.53111Coordinates: 72°09′10″N 055°31′52″W / 72.15278°N 55.53111°W / 72.15278; -55.53111
Website Upernavik Kujalleq Heliport
BGKL is located in Greenland
Location in Greenland
Number Length Surface
m ft
1 30 × 20 98 × 66 Gravel
Source: Danish AIS[1]

Upernavik Kujalleq Heliport (ICAO: BGKL) is a heliport in Upernavik Kujalleq, a village in the Upernavik Archipelago of 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) Kangersuatsiaq, Upernavik[2]

Air Greenland operates government contract flights to villages in the Upernavik area. 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 BGKL – Upernavik Kujalleq Heliport from Naviair
  2. ^ a b "Booking system". Air Greenland. Retrieved 9 June 2010. 
  3. ^ Air Greenland, fare system rules