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UAK Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: UAK / BGBW
Airport Names:
  1. Narsarsuaq Airport
  2. Mittarfik Narsarsuaq
  3. Narsarsuaq Lufthavn
Location: Narsarsuaq, Greenland
GPS Coordinates: 61°9'38"N by 45°25'32"W
Area Served: Narsarsuaq
Operator/Owner: Mittarfeqarfiit
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 112 feet (34 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Narsarsuaq Airport (UAK):

  • The furthest airport from Narsarsuaq Airport (UAK) is Hobart International Airport (HBA), which is located 11,062 miles (17,803 kilometers) away in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
  • Narsarsuaq Airport (UAK) currently has only 1 runway.
  • On 21 September 1977, Douglas C-47 N723A of NJ Airlines crashed at Narsarsuaq Airport.
  • Because of Narsarsuaq Airport's relatively low elevation of 112 feet, planes can take off or land at Narsarsuaq 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.
  • Narsarsuaq Airport is an airport located in Narsarsuaq, a settlement in the Kujalleq municipality in southern Greenland.
  • In addition to being known as "Narsarsuaq Airport", other names for UAK include "Mittarfik Narsarsuaq" and "Narsarsuaq Lufthavn".
  • The closest airport to Narsarsuaq Airport (UAK) is Igaliku Heliport (QFX), which is located only 12 miles (19 kilometers) S of UAK.
  • Narsarsuaq Airport handled 26,284 passengers last year.
  • In 1960 Greenlandair was formed as a regional airline of Greenland.

Map of Nearest Airports from Narsarsuaq Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Narsarsuaq Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111.73 miles (18.87 km) SIgaliku 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
227.07 miles (43.56 km) SWNarsaq 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
336.81 miles (59.24 km) SSWQaqortoq 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
438.97 miles (62.71 km) SAmmassivik Heliport (QUW)Ammassivik, GreenlandView Ammassivik Heliport on a map View satellite image of Ammassivik Heliport Set QUW as destination Airport Get more information about Ammassivik Heliport
540.54 miles (65.24 km) SSWEqalugaarsuit 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
647.52 miles (76.48 km) SSWSaarloq 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
748.34 miles (77.80 km) SAlluitsup Paa Heliport (LLU)Alluitsup Paa, GreenlandView Alluitsup Paa Heliport on a map View satellite image of Alluitsup Paa Heliport Set LLU as destination Airport Get more information about Alluitsup Paa Heliport
863.61 miles (102.38 km) WSWQassimiut 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
969.97 miles (112.60 km) SSETasiusaq Heliport (XEQ)Tasiusaq, Kujalleq, GreenlandView Tasiusaq Heliport on a map View satellite image of Tasiusaq Heliport Set XEQ as destination Airport Get more information about Tasiusaq Heliport
1070.82 miles (113.97 km) SNanortalik Heliport (JNN)Nanortalik, GreenlandView Nanortalik Heliport on a map View satellite image of Nanortalik Heliport Set JNN as destination Airport Get more information about Nanortalik Heliport
1179.62 miles (128.14 km) SSEAappilattoq Heliport (QUV)Aappilattoq, Kujalleq, GreenlandView Aappilattoq Heliport on a map View satellite image of Aappilattoq Heliport Set QUV as destination Airport Get more information about Aappilattoq Heliport
1284.12 miles (135.38 km) SSENarsaq Kujalleq Heliport (QFN)Narsaq Kujalleq, GreenlandView Narsaq Kujalleq Heliport on a map View satellite image of Narsaq Kujalleq Heliport Set QFN as destination Airport Get more information about Narsaq Kujalleq Heliport
13151.49 miles (243.81 km) WNWPaamiut 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
14288.13 miles (463.69 km) NWNuuk Airport (GOH)Nuuk, GreenlandView Nuuk Airport on a map View satellite image of Nuuk Airport Set GOH as destination Airport Get more information about Nuuk Airport
15362.37 miles (583.18 km) NNEIsortoq Heliport (IOQ)Isortoq, GreenlandView Isortoq Heliport on a map View satellite image of Isortoq Heliport Set IOQ as destination Airport Get more information about Isortoq Heliport

Map of Furthest Airports from Narsarsuaq Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Narsarsuaq Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,062.19 miles (17,802.83 km) SSWHobart 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
210,981.82 miles (17,673.48 km) SSWLaunceston 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
310,968.50 miles (17,652.04 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
410,966.78 miles (17,649.27 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
510,964.25 miles (17,645.21 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
610,956.63 miles (17,632.95 km) SSWGeorge 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
710,951.37 miles (17,624.47 km) SSWSt 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
810,914.05 miles (17,564.42 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
910,873.88 miles (17,499.78 km) SSWFlinders 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
1010,830.84 miles (17,430.50 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
1110,821.00 miles (17,414.67 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
1210,797.32 miles (17,376.56 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
1310,796.82 miles (17,375.75 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
1410,786.50 miles (17,359.14 km) SSWAvalon Airport (AVV)Avalon, Victoria, AustraliaView Avalon Airport on a map View satellite image of Avalon Airport Set AVV as destination Airport Get more information about Avalon Airport
1510,786.40 miles (17,358.99 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