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Airport
ICAO: BGGH
Summary
Name Nuuk Airport
Region Europe
Territory Greenland GL.gif
Location Nuuk
Serving Nuuk
Elevation 86.258 m <br />283 ft <br />283 ft86.258 m <br />
Type medium airport
Coordinates 64° 11' 27.00" N, 51° 40' 41.00" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
5/23 950 m3,116.798 ft <br /> 30 m98.425 ft <br /> ASP /


METAR
Observation BGGH 191550Z 16033G43KT 0900 -SNRA BLSN OVC014 00/M00 Q1011
Station Godthaab / Nuuk
Date/Time 19 April 2021 15:50:00
Wind direction 160°
Wind speed 33 kts
Lowest cloud amount overcast
Temperature 0°C
Dew point
Humidity 100%
QNH 1011 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Nuuk Airport

ICAO: BGGH IATA: GOH

Description

International airport serving Godthaab/Nuuk, Greenland.

Climatology

Tundra Climate (Köppen climate classification ET) - average temperature below 10°C50 °F <br />283.15 K <br />509.67 °R <br /> in all twelve months of the year with very little precipitation.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of BGGH

  • DH8B, Nuuk Greenland, 2019 (On 30 May 2019, a DHC8-200 departing from Nuuk could not be rotated at the calculated speed even using full aft back pressure and the takeoff was rejected with the aircraft coming to a stop with 50 metres of the 950 metre long dry runway remaining. The initial Investigation focus was on a potential airworthiness cause associated with the flight control system but it was eventually found that the actual weights of both passengers and cabin baggage exceeded standard weight assumptions with the excess also resulting in the aircraft centre of gravity being outside the range certified for safe flight.)