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Official Name----
Population56,114
CapitalNuuk
Country CodeGL
LanguageGreenlandic
Country Code (international calls)+299
View Flight Information fromGreenland

The flight time to Greenland is approximately ---- hours. Check the climate, currency, religion, manners, other information of Greenland below. Wishing you pleasant travels to Greenland.


Greenland is located between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Greenland is the world's largest non-continental island.

Visa and Immigration Procedures to Greenland

All decisions about who may or may not enter Greenland is under the jurisdiction of the Kingdom of Denmark. Since the Kingdom of Denmark is part of the Schengen Agreement signed by most EU countries, passport holders of these countries do not have to show their passports when entering Greenland, nor do they need a visa. Residents of all other countries must show valid passports and visas when entering Greenland, and the maximum period they can stay in Greenland is 3 months. Exceptions to this 3-month rule are workers sent to work in Greenland by their companies. In this case, workers are given a special resident and work permit.

Things/Items Allowed into Greenland

The importation of firearms is forbidden. Additionally, travelers cannot import alcohol or tobacco either.

Things/Items Forbidden out of Greenland

• Leather • Fur • Horns • Endangered Animals • Endangered Plants

Things/Items Forbidden into Greenland

• Military Equipment, Drugs, Opium, Narcotics • Pornographic Literature • Endangered Animals • Endangered Plants

Voice of Travelers to Greenland

Vacation to Greenland

On the first day of my vacation, I reserved a ticket online with Air France and printed this ticket on my home printer. Air France offers multiple methods of ticket reservation: it has an online ticket reservation service, ticket reservation via a smartphone app, ticket reservation by phone call, and ticket reservation at the Air France office itself. When I came to the airport, I showed my ticket at their kiosk stationed at the airport. The plane in which I flew to Greenland was an Airbus A320, an extremely comfortable and modern plane. My ticket was for an Economy flight class. I was very satisfied with the flight crew and with the plane entertainment system. Because I regularly purchase air tickets from Air France, I am member of their mileage program which is intended for frequent ticket buyers. The flight was very comfortable. Also I would like to mention that I bought a return ticket with a 30% lower price than the regular air ticket price.

Happy frequent flyer

I have been flying with Air Greenland for the most of my life, and I have been all over Greenland. As with all modern air carriers, they offer multiple ways of booking an air ticket. These ways of booking tickets are: an online ticket booking service, ticket booking by phone, ticket booking in an office, and ticket booking by email. I booked my ticket to Ilulissat by email. My ticket was very cheap because of rising competition among air carriers who are offering cheaper and cheaper tickets. I checked my ticket at the airport counter and boarded an Airbus A330. As with all planes of Air Greenland, this plane was clean, fresh, and comfortable. The flight crew was helpful and warm as always. The flight was quiet and relaxing. Also I must mention that as a frequent ticket buyer of Air Greenland, I was given a complimentary meal from Air Greenland.

Greenland Travelers' Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is Greenland known for?

A. Greenland is known mostly for the glaciers and also wildlife. Visitors can take boat or plane tours to see large glaciers and also enjoy activities such as whale watching. Other animals such as polar bears, walruses, seals and reindeer can be viewed on wildlife tours.

Greenland - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights toNuuk Airport• Copenhagen Airport etc.

Flight Routes to Greenland

All of Greenland's airports are operated by the state-owned Greenland Airport Authority. The Greenland Airport Authority also dictates the price of air tickets. To maximize the efficiency of Greenland's air traffic, the Greenland Airport Authority began reconstructing and updating Greenland's main international airports. The main international airport in Greenland is the Kangerlussuaq Airport. The national airline is Air Greenland.