HERE’S ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW!
There are two main airlines that travel to Greenland
In the winter period there are four flights a week to Kangerlussuaq and up to ten flights a week in the summer. Narsarsuaq is served up to twice a week during the summer. The flight time to both destinations is just 4.5 hours.
Air Greenland, which operates mainly from Copenhagen to the main international airport in Kangerlussuaq. Also offers seasonal flights between Keflavik in Iceland and Nuuk and from Keflavik to Ilulissat.Icelandair/Air Iceland operates flights from Reykiavik or Keflavic in Iceland to a few airports in Greenland like Kulusuk and Nuuk. And offers seasonal flights to Ilulissat and the main airport Kangerlussuaq.These companies don’t offer direct flights to and from the United States or Canada although you can book flights with connection in Denmark or Iceland.
Air Greenland flies from the international airport in Keflavik to the capital, Nuuk, all year round, and from Keflavik to Ilulissat from March to October.
Furthermore, the Icelandic airline Icelandair (Air Iceland Connect and Icelandair united as Icelandair in March 2021) has a service all year round from Reykjavik to Kulusuk and Nerlerit Inaat on Greenland’s east coast. Kulusuk is served twice a week in the winter season and every day during the summer. This is a very common travel route to East Greenland. Nuuk is served twice a week whole year round.
During the summer period Icelandair also flies to Narsarsuaq and Ilulissat several times a week, and to Nuuk from two to four times a week and to Kangerlussuaq. Icelandair also operates the route to Nuuk, Kangerlussuaq and Ilulissat in the wintertime. The flight time to Kulusuk and Narsarsuaq is two – three hours from Reykjavik.