Nuuk Airport (GOH)

Nuuk Airport

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:

AirportNuuk Airport
Airport TypePublic
OperatorGreenland Airport Authority
Built In (Year)1941
ServesNew York , Greenland
Nuuk Airport CodeBGGH, GOH
Hub forAir Greenland
Nuuk Airport Terminalsone terminal
GOH Airport Runway2
GOH Airport Coordinates64°11′27″N 051°40′41″W
Nuuk Airport Address58RG+M8M, Aqisseqarajooq, Nuuk 3905, Greenland
Website AddressNuuk Airport
Elevation283 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. 


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.

NameLength (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
  • Icelandair

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