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

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 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.

Where to Sleep

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.

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.

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.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Kangerlussuaq Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Hotel Kangerlussuaq – Located inside the main terminal building.  » Check Rates
  • Polar Lodge – (2 minute walk from the airport) No Airport transfers are available.. Located 100 meters from the airport.  » Check Rates
  • Old Camp – (1.25 miles from the airport) A rustic budget hostel. Airport transfers are available. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotel deals in Kangerlussuaq on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

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

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

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

Airlines

As of December 2018, Kangerlussuaq airport is served by the following airlines: Air Greenland • Air Iceland.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Taxis

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

Last updated: 2019-04-14

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are 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 web sites. 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.