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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):

  • In the 1960s and 1970s Greenlandair and SAS were operating with Douglas DC-6s and Icelandair with Boeing 727s in Greenland, and in the 80's SAS was using DC-8s at Narsarsuaq.
  • On 21 September 1977, Douglas C-47 N723A of NJ Airlines crashed at Narsarsuaq Airport.
  • Narsarsuaq Airport handled 26,284 passengers last year.
  • The closest airport to Narsarsuaq Airport (UAK) is Igaliku Heliport (QFX), which is located only 12 miles (19 kilometers) S of UAK.
  • In addition to being known as "Narsarsuaq Airport", other names for UAK include "Mittarfik Narsarsuaq" and "Narsarsuaq Lufthavn".
  • Civil air traffic began in 1949 with DC-4s from the Scandinavian Airlines System and Icelandair.
  • Narsarsuaq Airport (UAK) currently has only 1 runway.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome