Upernavik Airport (Greenlandic: Mittarfik Upernavik) (IATA: JUV, ICAO: BGUK) is an airport located 0.5 NM (0.93 km; 0.58 mi) northeast of Upernavik, a town in the Qaasuitsup municipality in northwestern Greenland, capable of serving STOL aircraft. It is used as a transfer airport for passenger/cargo traffic to northern Greenland (Qaanaaq Airport), and serves as a local helicopter hub of Air Greenland with flights to settlements in the Upernavik Archipelago.
|Operator||Greenland Airport Authority|
|Elevation AMSL||414 ft / 126 m|
Airlines and destinationsEdit
|Air Greenland||Ilulissat, Qaanaaq, Thule|
|Air Greenland (settlement flights)||Aappilattoq, Innaarsuit, Kangersuatsiaq, Kullorsuaq, Nuussuaq, Tasiusaq, Upernavik Kujalleq|
Air Greenland operates government contract flights to villages in the Upernavik Archipelago. These mostly cargo flights are not featured in the timetable, although they can be pre-booked. Departure times for these flights as specified during booking are by definition approximate, with the settlement service optimized on the fly depending on local demand for a given day.