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Ilulissat Airport (JAV)


Ilulissat, Greenland

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Elevation: 95ft

UTC: -3 Hours

Ilulissat is a city located in Greenland, on the western coast of the country. It has a population of around 5,000 and is the third-largest city in Greenland. The city is known for its breathtaking views, with its surrounding fjords, glaciers, and icebergs making it one of the most picturesque locations in the world. The Ilulissat Airport (JAV) is located just outside the city and serves as a gateway to the rest of Greenland and beyond. The city has a long history and is home to some fascinating cultural sites, including the Sermermiut Valley, which contains the remains of the earliest known human settlement in the region. The city is also home to a variety of activities, including hiking, fishing, and kayaking, and is a popular destination for whale-watching.

Airport Directions

To get to Ilulissat Airport (JAV) by car, you will need to drive from Kangerlussuaq to Ilulissat and the price will depend on the car you choose. To get to Ilulissat Airport (JAV) by bus, there are regular bus services from Kangerlussuaq to Ilulissat. The price for a one-way ticket is approx. $50 USD. To get to Ilulissat Airport (JAV) by train, the closest train station is in Kangerlussuaq and there are no direct train services to Ilulissat. You will need to take a bus or taxi from Kangerlussuaq to Ilulissat. To get to Ilulissat Airport (JAV) by taxi, you can hire a taxi from Kangerlussuaq to Ilulissat. The price for the taxi ride will depend on the time of day and length of the journey.

Airport Terminals & Airlines

Ilulissat Airport (JAV) is served by the following airlines: Air Greenland, Air Iceland Connect, Atlantic Airways, KLM, SAS and Wideroe. Each airline serves their own terminal at the airport. Air Greenland operates Terminal A, Air Iceland Connect operates Terminal B, Atlantic Airways operates Terminal C, KLM operates Terminal D, SAS operates Terminal E, and Wideroe operates Terminal F.

Airport Address

The address of Ilulissat Airport (JAV) is: Ilulissat Airport, Greenland, Kommuneqarfik Sermersooq, Box 393, 3900 Ilulissat, Greenland. The telephone number is +299 94 11 11 and the e-mail address is ilulissat@air

Airport Lost & Found

The Lost and Found Office at Ilulissat Airport (JAV) is located in the Terminal Building, and can be contacted by phone at +299 96 17 00. The opening hours are from 09:00 to 16:00, Monday to Friday.

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