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GOH Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: GOH / BGGH
Airport Names:
  1. Nuuk Airport
  2. Mittarfik Nuuk
  3. Nuuk Lufthavn
Location: Nuuk, Greenland
GPS Coordinates: 64°11'26"N by 51°40'41"W
Area Served: Nuuk, Greenland
Operator/Owner: Mittarfeqarfiit
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 283 feet (86 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Nuuk Airport (GOH):

  • The furthest airport from Nuuk Airport (GOH) is Hobart International Airport (HBA), which is located 10,779 miles (17,347 kilometers) away in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
  • Because of Nuuk Airport's relatively low elevation of 283 feet, planes can take off or land at Nuuk Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The closest airport to Nuuk Airport (GOH) is Maniitsoq Airport (JSU), which is located 92 miles (148 kilometers) NNW of GOH.
  • Unlike Nuuk Airport, the airport in Kangerlussuaq can serve large airliners, and remains the airline hub of Air Greenland, the flag-carrier of Greenland.
  • Nuuk Airport was built in 1979, when the then newly formed Home Rule government decided to create a network of the STOL-capable domestic airports.
  • In addition to being known as "Nuuk Airport", other names for GOH include "Mittarfik Nuuk" and "Nuuk Lufthavn".
  • The airport is located 2 NM northeast of Nuuk Centrum.
  • Nuuk Airport handled 69,324 passengers last year.
  • Nuuk Airport (GOH) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Air Greenland's seasonal flights to Iqaluit in Canada finally resumed in summer 2012, returning again in summer 2013.

Map of Nearest Airports from Nuuk Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Nuuk Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
192.20 miles (148.38 km) NNWManiitsoq Airport (JSU)Maniitsoq, GreenlandView Maniitsoq Airport on a map View satellite image of Maniitsoq Airport Set JSU as destination Airport Get more information about Maniitsoq Airport
2162.90 miles (262.16 km) SSEPaamiut Airport (JFR)Paamiut, GreenlandView Paamiut Airport on a map View satellite image of Paamiut Airport Set JFR as destination Airport Get more information about Paamiut Airport
3197.29 miles (317.50 km) NKangerlussuaq Airport (SFJ) (SFJ)Kangerlussuaq, GreenlandView Kangerlussuaq Airport (SFJ) on a map View satellite image of Kangerlussuaq Airport (SFJ) Set SFJ as destination Airport Get more information about Kangerlussuaq Airport (SFJ)
4199.51 miles (321.09 km) NNWSisimiut Airport (JHS)Sisimiut, GreenlandView Sisimiut Airport on a map View satellite image of Sisimiut Airport Set JHS as destination Airport Get more information about Sisimiut Airport
5264.86 miles (426.24 km) NAttu Heliport (QGQ)Attu Island, GreenlandView Attu Heliport on a map View satellite image of Attu Heliport Set QGQ as destination Airport Get more information about Attu Heliport
6276.31 miles (444.68 km) SSEQassimiut Heliport (QJH)Qassimiut, GreenlandView Qassimiut Heliport on a map View satellite image of Qassimiut Heliport Set QJH as destination Airport Get more information about Qassimiut Heliport
7277.96 miles (447.33 km) NIkerasaarsuk Heliport (QRY)Ikerasaarsuk, GreenlandView Ikerasaarsuk Heliport on a map View satellite image of Ikerasaarsuk Heliport Set QRY as destination Airport Get more information about Ikerasaarsuk Heliport
8282.33 miles (454.36 km) NNiaqornaarsuk Heliport (QMK)Niaqornaarsuk, GreenlandView Niaqornaarsuk Heliport on a map View satellite image of Niaqornaarsuk Heliport Set QMK as destination Airport Get more information about Niaqornaarsuk Heliport
9288.13 miles (463.69 km) SENarsarsuaq Airport (UAK)Narsarsuaq, GreenlandView Narsarsuaq Airport on a map View satellite image of Narsarsuaq Airport Set UAK as destination Airport Get more information about Narsarsuaq Airport
10288.23 miles (463.86 km) SENarsaq Heliport (JNS)Narsaq, GreenlandView Narsaq Heliport on a map View satellite image of Narsaq Heliport Set JNS as destination Airport Get more information about Narsaq Heliport
11297.19 miles (478.28 km) SEIgaliku Heliport (QFX)Igaliku, GreenlandView Igaliku Heliport on a map View satellite image of Igaliku Heliport Set QFX as destination Airport Get more information about Igaliku Heliport
12300.14 miles (483.03 km) SEQaqortoq Heliport (JJU)Qaqortoq, GreenlandView Qaqortoq Heliport on a map View satellite image of Qaqortoq Heliport Set JJU as destination Airport Get more information about Qaqortoq Heliport
13306.90 miles (493.91 km) NIkamiut Heliport (QJI)Ikamiut, GreenlandView Ikamiut Heliport on a map View satellite image of Ikamiut Heliport Set QJI as destination Airport Get more information about Ikamiut Heliport
14307.57 miles (494.99 km) SEEqalugaarsuit Heliport (QFG)Eqalugaarsuit, GreenlandView Eqalugaarsuit Heliport on a map View satellite image of Eqalugaarsuit Heliport Set QFG as destination Airport Get more information about Eqalugaarsuit Heliport
15310.45 miles (499.62 km) SESaarloq Heliport (QOQ)Saarloq, GreenlandView Saarloq Heliport on a map View satellite image of Saarloq Heliport Set QOQ as destination Airport Get more information about Saarloq Heliport

Map of Furthest Airports from Nuuk Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Nuuk Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,779.20 miles (17,347.39 km) SWHobart International Airport (HBA)Hobart, Tasmania, AustraliaView Hobart International Airport on a map View satellite image of Hobart International Airport Set HBA as destination Airport Get more information about Hobart International Airport
210,700.49 miles (17,220.73 km) SWLaunceston Airport (LST)Launceston, Tasmania, AustraliaView Launceston Airport on a map View satellite image of Launceston Airport Set LST as destination Airport Get more information about Launceston Airport
310,689.26 miles (17,202.65 km) SSWBurnie Airport (BWT)Burnie, Tasmania, AustraliaView Burnie Airport on a map View satellite image of Burnie Airport Set BWT as destination Airport Get more information about Burnie Airport
410,689.16 miles (17,202.49 km) SSWDevonport Airport (DPO)Devonport, Tasmania, AustraliaView Devonport Airport on a map View satellite image of Devonport Airport Set DPO as destination Airport Get more information about Devonport Airport
510,688.58 miles (17,201.56 km) SSWSmithton Airport (SIO)Smithton, Tasmania, AustraliaView Smithton Airport on a map View satellite image of Smithton Airport Set SIO as destination Airport Get more information about Smithton Airport
610,676.48 miles (17,182.09 km) SWGeorge Town Aerodrome (GEE)George Town, Tasmania, AustraliaView George Town Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of George Town Aerodrome Set GEE as destination Airport Get more information about George Town Aerodrome
710,668.27 miles (17,168.87 km) SWSt Helens Airport (HLS)St. Helens, Tasmania, AustraliaView St Helens Airport on a map View satellite image of St Helens Airport Set HLS as destination Airport Get more information about St Helens Airport
810,642.85 miles (17,127.96 km) SSWKing Island Airport (KNS)Currie, Tasmania, AustraliaView King Island Airport on a map View satellite image of King Island Airport Set KNS as destination Airport Get more information about King Island Airport
910,592.27 miles (17,046.56 km) SWFlinders Island Airport (FLS)Flinders Island, Tasmania, AustraliaView Flinders Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Flinders Island Airport Set FLS as destination Airport Get more information about Flinders Island Airport
1010,569.56 miles (17,010.01 km) SSWPortland Airport (PTJ)Portland, Victoria, AustraliaView Portland Airport on a map View satellite image of Portland Airport Set PTJ as destination Airport Get more information about Portland Airport
1110,556.12 miles (16,988.38 km) SSWWarrnambool Airport (WMB)Warrnambool, Victoria, AustraliaView Warrnambool Airport on a map View satellite image of Warrnambool Airport Set WMB as destination Airport Get more information about Warrnambool Airport
1210,538.76 miles (16,960.45 km) SSWMount Gambier Airport (MGB)Mount Gambier, AustraliaView Mount Gambier Airport on a map View satellite image of Mount Gambier Airport Set MGB as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Gambier Airport
1310,527.60 miles (16,942.48 km) WSWRyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ryan's Creek Aerodrome Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
1410,526.29 miles (16,940.38 km) SSWGeelong Airport (GEX)Grovedale, Victoria, AustraliaView Geelong Airport on a map View satellite image of Geelong Airport Set GEX as destination Airport Get more information about Geelong Airport
1510,517.30 miles (16,925.92 km) SSWHamilton Airport (HLT)Hamilton, Victoria, AustraliaView Hamilton Airport on a map View satellite image of Hamilton Airport Set HLT as destination Airport Get more information about Hamilton Airport