Qaqortoq Airport

New Airport
Completion: in 5 years (31-Dec-2023)
IATA: n/a
ICAO: n/a
City: Qaqortoq
Country/Territory: Greenland


  • Owner/investor:
    • Kalaallit Airports A/S


  • Runways:
    • 1,500m

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Qaqortoq Airport is a proposed airport to serve the city of Qaqortoq, Greenland. Kalaallit Airport A/S is overseeing the development, which is expected to feature a 1500m runway, with an option for a 299m extension.

Dec-2018. Kalaallit Airports A/S initiated planning and design of Qaqortoq Airport following further study of wind measurements over a one year period. Design and planning of Qaqortoq Airport runway is scheduled in 2019 and terminal facility and other structures in 2020, with construction beginning in summer 2021. Due to shorted construction time at Qaqortoq, Kalaallit Airports aims to finalise construction of Qaqortoq, Nuuk and Ilulissat airports simultaneously in 4Q2023.

May-2018. Kalaallit Airports A/S awarded engineering and architectural supervisory contracts covering design and layout of new terminal and service buildings at airports in Ilulissat, Nuuk and Qaqortoq. COWI A/S was selected as main advisor. Zeso Architects ApS and Masanti A/S were selected as secondary advisors. Kalaallit Airports aims to have designs finalised in Apr-2019, ready for construction to begin in autumn of 2019.

May-2017. Kalaallit Airports A/S plans to construct a new airport in the city of Qaqortoq. The new Qaqortoq Airport is expected to be complete by 2021, and feature a 1500m runway. Kalaallit Airports will consider extending the runway at the new airport to 1799m.

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