With Air Greenland you can always bring up to 20 kg of checked-in baggage and 8 kg of cabin baggage. Read more about our baggage allowances here.

Checked baggage

If you have checked-in baggage, travelling on economy class, you may take up to 20 kg (44 lbs) and 1 item of cabin baggage weighing up to 8 kg (18 lbs). On business class checked-in baggage can weigh up to 30 kg (66 lbs) and 2 items of cabin baggage can weigh a total of 8 kg (18 lbs). If you are travelling without any checked-in baggage, you can bring up to 15 kg (33 lbs) of cabin baggage.

Children below the age of 2 are entitled to have 10 kg (22 lbs) of baggage and a collapsible pushchair (umbrella type). Children over 2 years of age has the same bagagge allowances as adults.

Your checked-in baggage can be in one or multiple baggages.

See a list of items not permitted in your checked-in baggage »


  Economy Business
Adults 20 kg (44 lbs) checked baggage + 1 piece of hand baggage up to 8 kg (18 lbs). 30 kg (66 lbs)checked baggage + 2 pieces of cabin baggage up to 8 kg (18 lbs).
Children 2-12 years 20 kg (44 lbs) checked baggage + 1 piece of hand baggage up to 8 kg (18 lbs). 30 kg (66 lbs)checked baggage + 2 pieces of cabin baggage up to 8 kg (18 lbs).
Infants under 2 years 10 kg (22 lbs) + collapsible pushchair Not possible - must be booked as a child


Cabin baggage

If you are travelling on economy class, you may take 1 item of cabin baggage, whilst travelers on business class may take 2 items of cabin baggage, provided that the total weight does not exceed 8 kg or the maximum dimensions of 55 x 40 x 23 cm.
If you are travelling with an infant, you may bring a changing bag and a carrycot.

If the amount of cabin baggage exeeds the capacity on board the aircraft, we reserve the right to stow some of this baggage in the cargo section. Excess or oversize items of cabin baggage will be checked in, weighed, tagged with the your destination and loaded in the hold with the regular baggage.

NB: Always keep any medicine in your cabin baggage so that it is available to you, even if your checked-in baggage is delayed. Please note that baggage is often stored outside in Greenland, and can be exposed to frost.

Please ensure that you are aware of special restrictions on liquids and creams in your cabin baggage. 

See this complete list of items you are not permitted to carry onto the aircraft »

In addition to your cabin baggage 

Onboard you can of course also have:

  • Taxfree goods bought onboard or at the airport
  • A small handbag or notebook
  • An overcoat
  • A small camera or pair of binoculars
  • Reading matter
  • Umbrella or walking stick 

Travelers with cabin baggage only

For travelers who wish to travel with carry-on baggage only, it is possible to bring one item of cabin baggage which can weigh up to 15 kg. The dimensions of this baggage must not exceed 55 x 40 x 23 cm. For secutiry reasons heavy cabin baggage must be stowed on the floor under your seat – not in the luggage compartment.

Overweight baggage

The staff loading the baggage onto the aircraft, are not allowed to lift more than 30kg at a time. If you are carrying more than 30kg, we kindly ask you to split it in two or more pieces of baggage. If your baggage is too heavy, you will be charged with a fee pr. kg. pr. flight. The excess baggage fee depends on the route. Contact the airport/heliport for a exact price. It is also possible to send some of the baggage as cargo, where the weight limits are different.

Tabel: Excess baggage fee pr. route.

Excess baggage less than 75kg cannot be booked in advance. You will receive confirmation of transport at check-in on the day of your departure. Alternatively, your baggage can be sent as cargo and you will be charged for 75kg. 

Excess baggage of more than 75kg must be booked in advance, since we might have to blick seats onboard. Please specify the weight in kilos, items and dimensions.

Special items

Read more about special items, like prams, bikes, sporting goods and weapons »

Fragile baggage

Air Greenland does not accept any liability for fragile or perishable items or goods such as musical instruments, rifles or computers. Travellers can not check in Narwhal tusks as baggage, but will have to send those items as freight.

Baggage tag

Your baggage is labeled with the airport at which you are scheduled to arrive, and you will be given a baggage tag which will be stuck to your itinerary. You have to use this as identification of your baggage should an error occur or if your baggage is delayed or lost. You will also need this tag if you wish to make a claim to your insurance company.

Check in all the way

If you have you booked a combined ticket with Air Greenland, and you are going to travel on from Copenhagen to another airport with SAS, DAT or Icelandair, we will check your luggage in all the way. 

If you have bought your tickets independently of each other, we can also offer to check your luggage in all the way to your arrival airport. If you would you like this, you need to have all your travel documents ready at check-in.

Please note that it will only be luggage that is checked in, if this is possible with the chosen airline. Therefore, you should still check in at the airport with the airline you have purchased your onward journey with.

If your luggage does not arrive at the arrival airport as planned, Air Greenland will still ensure your luggage reaches the arrival destination.

You will be contacted when your luggage has arrived, but you will have to arrange for pick-up or delivery of the delayed luggage yourself.

If you are travelling with special luggage, for example, weapons or large luggage, you must contact both Air Greenland or your travel agent, and the other company you will be flying with in order to confirm the luggage.

Please note that other airlines may have different rules for weight, as well as the dimensions of hand luggage.

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