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Kangerlussuaq (Greenland)

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Region
Iceland - Greenland - Faroe Islands

Local Time
2019-10-17 01:00

min: 14 °F (-11 °C) / max: 21 °F (-6 °C) 15°F
-9.3°C
Wind: 90°/ 1.5 m/s  Gust: 1.8 m/sWind: 90°/ 1.5 m/s  Gust: 1.8 m/sVery Light
1.5 m/s
Min / Max Temperature21 °F / -6 °C
14 °F / -10 °C

Kangerlussuaq (aka Sondre Stromfjord) is an airbase, an international airport and a port village (population around 500) located in central-western Greenland (Qeqqata municipality). The port is located at the head of Kangerlussuaq Fjord, with entrance southeast of Sisimiut. The fjord has length 190 km (120 ml) long and withd 1,5-8 km (1-5 ml), extending northeastward from Davis Strait to the edge of an inland ice cap, where its arms are fed by glaciers. The former US air base (used during WW2 / 1939-45) is now serves an international airport. The facility serves mainly domestic flights by both planes and helicopters.

Kangerlussuaq (Greenland) cruise port

Kangerlussuaq Fjord is navigable (excepting during winter). The seaport Kangerlussuaq is approx 20 km (12 ml) west of Kangerlussuaq Airport. The port is fairly shallow (suitable for smaller-sized vessels only) and mainly used by supply ships of Royal Arctic Line (state-owned freight company). Cruise vessels, such as Hurtigruten ships, navigate the fjord, anchoring at sea (outside the port). The area is home to Greenland's most diverse terrestrial fauna, including caribou, gyrfalcons and muskoxen. The local economy is almost entirely based on airport shipping and tourism.

A research base Sondrestrom Upper Atmospheric Research Facility (aka Kellyville) is approx 15 km (9.3 miles) west of Kangerlussuaq. The station is managed by US National Science Foundation and Danish Meteorological Institute, and hosts up to 20 instruments.

Port Kangerlussuaq cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
12 July, 2019
Friday
Cruise and Maritime Voyages Cruises cruise lineCMV Marco Polo07:0016:00
26 July, 2019
Friday
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineL'Austral
26 July, 2019
Friday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Fram
26 July, 2019
Friday
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Cruises cruise lineHanseatic Nature06:0021:00
27 July, 2019
Saturday
Hurtigruten Cruises cruise lineMS Fram
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