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Aasiaat is a town located on a namesake island in western Greenland. It's situated at the southern end of Disko Bay, an area known for its dramatic scenery with icebergs calving off glaciers. The town itself has a population of around 3,000 people and is the largest town in the Qeqertalik municipality. Aasiaat experiences a polar climate with cold winters and short, cool summers. The average July temperature is only 6.8°C (44°F). If you're visiting for outdoor activities, then summer is the best time to go, although winter offers opportunities for dog sledging and Northern Lights viewing. Some of the activities you can enjoy in Aasiaat include boat tours to see the icebergs up close, hiking, and visiting the local museum to learn about Inuit culture.

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Airports near Aasiaat

Here are 4 airports available for your flights to Aasiaat, simplifying your travel arrangements. With these options, travelling to and from Aasiaat becomes effortlessly straightforward.

Aasiaat Airport

This is the closest airport to Aasiaat, located right within the town itself. It offers limited scheduled flights, mainly to Ilulissat and Nuuk. Ground transportation is readily available, with taxis and car rentals at the airport.

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Ilulissat Airport

Located approximately 88 km away from Aasiaat, Ilulissat Airport offers more flight options compared to Aasiaat Airport. You can find connections to Nuuk, Kangerlussuaq, and even Reykjavik in Iceland. Getting from Ilulissat to Aasiaat requires taking a ferry or helicopter, which can be scenic but adds travel time and cost.

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Nerlerit Inaat Airport

This airport is further away, approximately 225 km from Aasiaat. It has even fewer flight options than Aasiaat Airport, mainly serving the town of Nerlerit Inaat. Travelling from Nerlerit Inaat to Aasiaat would likely involve a combination of flights and ferries, making it the least convenient option on this list.

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Kangerlussuaq Airport

This airport is located approximately 320 km away from Aasiaat. It is the largest airport in Greenland and has connections to other Greenlandic cities, Iceland, and Denmark.

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Things to do in Aasiaat

Discovering the many attractions of Aasiaat can be quite a task, so we've narrowed down our top 3:

The Aasiaat Museum

This museum showcases the history and culture of the area, with exhibits on Inuit hunting tools, traditional clothing, and mummies. Visitors can also learn about the Danish colonial period in Greenland.

Ice Cap Point 660

This viewpoint offers stunning views of Disko Bay and the surrounding glaciers. Visitors can hike or take a boat tour to reach the viewpoint.

Boat Tours

Boat tours are a great way to see the fjords, glaciers, and wildlife of Disko Bay. You may see whales, seals, and a variety of seabirds. Some tours also offer the opportunity to go fishing or hiking.