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Kangerlussuaq Airport

Kangerlussuaq

Explore the remoter parts of west Greenland

Information about Kangerlussuaq

North of the Arctic Circle and deep in the long Kangerlussuaq fjord, it was the site of a WWII airport, then for refuelling for trans-continental flights.

The airport and the fjord are used as pick-up and drop off for cruise ships exploring the remoter parts of west Greenland. There are few roads in Greenland, but a 25 km dirt road connects the town with the mighty ice cap. Nowhere else is there easier access to the Greenland ice cap. Area also good for caribou, Musk Ox (actually introduced to this part of Greenland), and to look out for White-tailed Eagles.

Pictures of Kangerlussuaq

Kangerlussuaq Airport
Kangerlussuaq
Winter in Kangerlussuaq

Highlights Close to Kangerlussuaq

Animals in Kangerlussuaq

Our trips to Kangerlussuaq


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