Kangerlussuaq Tourism

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Kangerlussuaq (English: "Big Fjord" from Kalaallisut language), (Danish: Søndre Strømfjord), is a settlement in western Greenland in the Qeqqata municipality located at the head of the fjord of the same name (Danish: Søndre Strømfjord). It is Greenland's main air transport hub and the site of Greenland's largest commercial airport. The airport dates from American settlement during and after World War II, when the site was known as Bluie West-8 and then Sondrestrom Air Base. The Kangerlussuaq area is also home to Greenland's most diverse terrestrial fauna, including muskoxen, caribou, and gyrfalcons. The settlement's economy and population of 499 is almost entirely reliant on the airport and tourist industry.

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Facts and Stats for Kangerlussuaq*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kangerlussuaq

    Know the pollution level of Kangerlussuaq before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 62.5 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • Living in Kangerlussuaq - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index -16.36 (Low)
    • Pollution Index 68.97 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

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