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Transport by Air    West Coast

See distribution of airports and heliports

in the Nuuk - Sisimiut region

in the Kangaatsiaq - Uummannaq region

Kangerlussuaq is the main hub for international and domestic air traffic in Greenland and is served by scheduled Air Greenland as well as SAS flights to and from Copenhagen.

Nuuk, the capital city, has no direct international flights but is serviced via Kangerlussuaq and Narsarsuaq. The towns Sisimiut and Maniitsoq are connected by fixed-wing aircraft with e.g. Kangerlussuaq and Nuuk.

Ilulissat airport is the hub for air traffic in the Disko Bugt (bay) region as well as to and from Aasiaat, Uummannaq and Upernavik.

In the summer 2002 The Great Canadian Travel Company operates two charter flights weekly between Iqaluit and Sisimiut with connection to and from Ottawa and Montreal.

Get Air Greenland's timetable (PDF document; 700Kb)