Nuuk Airport is the main international airport serving Nuuk, the capital of Greenland. It is located 3.5 km (2.2 mi) northeast of the city center. The airport is a technical base and focus city for Air Greenland, the flag carrier airline of Greenland. Nuuk Airport serves as the main gateway to Nuuk and western Greenland. It offers flights to several destinations within Greenland, as well as to Reykjavík, Iceland. The airport is also a popular destination for helicopter tours of the surrounding area.
Nuuk International Airport is a modern airport with a well-equipped passenger terminal. The terminal has a check-in area, a waiting hall, a café, and a duty-free shop. The airport also has a cargo terminal and a technical base for Air Greenland.
Nuuk Airport is an important part of the transportation infrastructure of Greenland. It provides essential air links to the capital and other parts of the country. The airport also plays a vital role in the tourism industry.
General Information about Nuuk International Airport
The following table is an overview of GOH Airport indicated below:
|Operator||Greenland Airport Authority|
|Built In (Year)||1941|
|Serves||New York , Greenland|
|Nuuk Airport Code||BGGH, GOH|
|Hub for||Air Greenland|
|Nuuk Airport Terminals||one terminal|
|GOH Airport Runway||2|
|GOH Airport Coordinates||64°11′27″N 051°40′41″W|
|Nuuk Airport Address||58RG+M8M, Aqisseqarajooq, Nuuk 3905, Greenland|
|Website Address||Nuuk Airport|
|Elevation||283 ft / 86 m|
Nuuk Airport Code
Nuuk Airport code is GOH. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport in Nuuk.
|WORLD AREA CODE||+1|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||GOH|
Nuuk Airport Map
The GOH Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.
Nuuk International Airport Runway
GOH Airport has two runways.
|Name||Length (in mtr)||Length (in ft)||Surface|
Nuuk Airport Terminal
Nuuk Airport (GOH) has one single passenger terminal that serves both domestic and international flights. The terminal is divided into two sections: arrivals and departures. The arrivals section has a baggage claim area, customs and immigration counters, and ground transportation options. The departures section has check-in counters, security checkpoints, and a waiting hall.
Nuuk Airport is also home to Air Greenland’s cargo terminal. Air Greenland is the national airline of Greenland, and it operates a fleet of aircraft that serve destinations throughout the country. The cargo terminal is used to handle the loading and unloading of cargo for Air Greenland flights.
Nearest Airports to Nuuk International Airport GOH
Some of the International and Domestic airports near GOH.
- Maniitsoq Airport – 149 km
- Paamiut Airport – 261 km
- Kangerlussuaq Airport – 318 km
Airlines Operating from Nuuk Airport
The following airlines operate from Nuuk International Airport:
- Air Greenland
- Air Nunavut