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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):

  • Nuuk Airport handled 69,324 passengers last year.
  • 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".
  • Nuuk Airport is also home to the Beechcraft King Air B200 "Amaalik", used for air ambulance flights and occasional charters.
  • The airport was constructed to serve the largest town in Greenland, yet due to space constraints at the location in a mountainous area and problems with the weather, it is unable to service large airliners or flights reaching Denmark.
  • The closest airport to Nuuk Airport (GOH) is Maniitsoq Airport (JSU), which is located 92 miles (148 kilometers) NNW of GOH.
  • To land at the airport, fixed-wing planes flying from the north, and going to land towards north, must perform a full 180-degree U-turn, flying directly over the city.
  • There are plans of extending the runway to 1,199 m.
  • 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 de Havilland Canada Dash 8 turboprops, acquired in Spring 2010, are the newest planes in the Air Greenland fleet, and are based at the airport.
  • 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.
  • Nuuk Airport (GOH) currently has only 1 runway.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Set HLT as destination Airport Get more information about Hamilton Airport