How to Find Cheap Flights to Tasiilaq
Tasiilaq is one of the 10 largest towns in Greenland. It's a major hub for research and education. The natural beauty of the nearby glacier is unparalleled. Cheap flights to Tasiilaq (AGM) are your ticket to the experience of a lifetime.
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When to Book
Booking early will help you find cheap flights to Tasiilaq. Last-minute flights to Tasiilaq tend to be much more expensive than those booked a few months in advance. The town is a great destination for anyone interested in winter sports and natural beauty.
Airports With Direct Flights From the U.K.
There are no direct flights from the U.K. to Tasiilaq. The town is served by a heliport, and the nearest airport that can accommodate planes is in Kulusuk (KUS).
Airlines That Fly to Tasiilaq from the U.K.
Kulusuk Airport (KUS) is served by regional flights on Air Iceland. There are frequent 2-stop flights from London available. Air Berlin and Flybe each depart from London and make connections to Kulusuk.
Tasiilaq, or Ammassalik, Heliport (AGM) serves the town of Tasiilaq. Most of the flights that arrive there carry cargo. Since the town continues to grow, Air Greenland is in discussions to increase service to Tasiilaq.
The only effective ways to arrive or depart in Tasiilaq are by air and boat. Helicopter service from nearby Kulusuk Airport is available. Kulusuk Airport (KUS) is a regional hub. The helicopter trip to Tasiilaq takes just 10 minutes. Recent improvements at Kulusuk include the addition of de-icing facilities in 2014-15. There is a duty-free shop. The restrooms are accessible for disabled passengers.
When to Go
During the summer, hiking, kayaking and visiting the fjords are all popular pursuits. Cultural events are usually scheduled at this time. Diving near the icebergs is an amazing experience. The views of icebergs underwater are truly striking.
During the winter, sports such as dogsledding, skiing, snowboarding, and snowmobiling are popular. There is also the Ammassalik Museum, housed in the old church. It features art and practical artefacts left behind by the native Inuit people.
What’s the Weather Like?
Before you book flights to Tasiilaq, it's a good idea to check the weather forecast. If you're looking for last-minute flights to Tasiilaq, this is doubly true. Greenland is known for being cold, and Tasiilaq is no exception.
The average temperature for Tasiilaq in August hovers at around just 10 degrees Celsius, and that's the warmest month. In January, the average is below freezing at about -5 degrees. Winter lasts from November to April. From November to January, there's very little sunlight.
City Guide: What to See and Do
Although the population of Tasiilaq is just over 2,000 people, the town continues to grow and add to its attractions every year. There are two excellent restaurants in the area. The Red House Restaurant is located in the Red House Hotel and offers breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. There's also the Restaurant Ammassalik, at the Hotel Ammass
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