Sleeping in Airports

Kangerlussuaq Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Kangerlussuaq Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

Although the airport is nice and quiet, you can’t sleep there overnight because the airport closes. – Jan

SFJ Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Kangerlussuaq Airport.

What to Expect

Kangerlussuaq Airport (code: SFJ) has a tiny terminal that handles flights to a few regional destinations. A restaurant, cafeteria, and cafe are located inside the in-terminal hotel. Free WiFi helps pass the time.

Kangerlussuaq Airport Guide
(Photo courtesy of Thomas / 18Jan2009)

Sleeping in Kangerlussuaq Airport

Sleeping here is not possible as the airport closes nightly. For uninterrupted sleep, a hotel is located inside the airport terminal and other hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Kangerlussuaq Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hours

Exact hours are unknown, but this airport closes at night.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Kangerlussuaq Airport that are within walking distance:

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Kangerlussuaq, search deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.


WiFi is available at Kangerlussuaq Airport. Connect to the “Tele Greenland’s Tele Point” network.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

Drinking Water – Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – A reader tells us lockers are available.  Location: Landside.  Rate:  approx. 40 DDK per hour and a deposit for 200 DDK.  (June 2021)

Mobile Charging – There are no dedicated charging stations, but there are power outlets where you can charge your mobile devices.

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Kangerlussuaq airport is served by the following airlines: Air Greenland • Air Iceland.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Metered taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area.

Airport Photo Gallery

Related Pages: Kangerlussuaq Airport Photos

Last updated: 2024-02-06

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.