Challenging Airports - Narsarsuaq, Greenland (BGBW)

Narsarsuaq, Greenland (BGBW)

Situated about one-third of the way across the North Atlantic, Greenland along with Iceland, has long been a regular stop on the hop, skip and jump flight across ‘The Pond’ to and from Europe. The route is often used by aircraft with shorter fuel endurance that requires breaking the trans-Atlantic journey into stages. One such popular refuelling stop is in Narsarsuaq (BGBW) in Greenland, a World War Two-era airstrip buried 50 miles deep in a fjord on the southern tip of the massive landmass.

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