Nuuk Airport

Nuuk Airport is an international airport located 4 kilometres from the city centre of Nuuk, the capital city of Greenland. A small city on Greenland's coast, Nuuk is primarily known for its fjord system and its numerous waterfalls. There are also a variety of cultural sites of note in this town, including the Katuaq Center and the Nuuk Art Museum. 

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Best Time to Book a Flight to Nuuk Airport

Travellers that want the most excitement possible out of their trip to Nuuk should be sure to visit during either the summer or the winter. In Nuuk, summer is referred to as the Season of the Midnight Sun thanks to almost 24 hours of sunshine. Summer is also the best time of year for tourists interested in whale watching. 

Winter is a great time of year to visit Nuuk as well due to the large amount of snow that makes for great skiing and sledding. Those who visit Nuuk during the winter can also see the Northern Lights. 

Airlines that Fly to Nuuk Airport

There are three airports that operate at Nuuk Airport: Air Greenland, Air Iceland Connect, and Air Nunavut. Air Greenland is the most popular choice for people planning a visit to Nuuk, as it offers the most flights. Travellers can learn more about the different airlines available at Nuuk Airport by visiting the Skyscanner's Airlines page.

Airport Facilities

Nuuk Airport is a smaller regional airport, which means its facilities are more limited than other airports. While Nuuk Airport has two terminals, there is only one for passenger traffic. In addition, there is only one check-in desk at the airport. There are three gates at the airport, which are located in the waiting hall of the terminal. Nuuk Airport is closed on Sundays.

What to See and Do in Nuuk

Although Nuuk is a very small city, travellers will still find a lot to see and do during their visit. Fans of history should be sure to visit the Nuuk Cathedral, which was first erected in 1849. Another popular spot near Nuuk is Qornok, a village that has been mostly abandoned but features beautiful old houses and a restaurant that serves regional cuisine. Some travellers may want to take a boat tour of the area, which will take them past glaciers and maybe even a whale or two. 

After booking a hotel room and a rental car, travellers need to visit all of the interesting sights and activities in Nuuk.

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When arriving at Nuuk Airport, travellers will be able to reach the city very easily. The city centre, for instance, is only 4 kilometres from the airport, and the University of Greenland is a mere 700 metres away. There are also several suburbs within walking distance of the airport. 

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Most people arriving at Nuuk Airport choose to leave via Nuup Bussi, which is the town's bus system. Travellers that prefer to have independent transportation can find affordable car rentals at the airport.

 Who flies to Nuuk

 Location Details

Longitude:51° 40' 31'' W
Latitude:64° 11' 28'' N

 Airport Location

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