Air Greenland

Kangerlussuaq airport

Air Greenland is the national airline based in Nuuk Greenland.


The airline was established in November 1960 under the name Greenlandair by SAS Scandinavian Airlines and the company Kryolitselskabet. Two years later, even the governments of Greenland and Denmark Danish province itself involved

2002 Greenlandair given its present name Air Greenland.

In April 2010, the only Boeing 757-200 of the company was taken out of service, which was used, among other things, on the track Narsarsuaq- Copenhagen. They bore the name Kunuunnguaq and in 1998 became the first driven by jet engines aircraft of Air Greenland. It has now been replaced by an Airbus A330 -200.


The only international connections are made from the Kangerlussuaq airport usually with an Airbus A330 -200 to Copenhagen ( Denmark), Ottawa and Iqaluit in Canada. In addition, targets in Greenland are served with smaller aircraft.


As of October 2013, the fleet of Air Greenland consists of 10 planes and 22 helicopters:

  • 01 Airbus A330 -200
  • 01 Beechcraft King Air
  • 05 Bombardier Dash 8Q -200
  • 03 de Havilland Canada DHC -7
  • 08 Bell 212
  • 12 Eurocopter AS 350
  • 02 Sikorsky S-61