Brussels Airport Traffic Control

Runways currently in use

This animation shows you which runways are currently in use for both arrivals and departures.

What makes an aircraft take off or land on one runway instead of another? Runway selection is a complex process where the safety of air traffic always comes first. 

Watch: how are runways selected? (1m40s)

Key statistics

Key statistics

26%

PRS movements last week

23/03/2020 - 29/03/2020

82%

CDO flights last week

23/03/2020 - 29/03/2020

92

total movements yesterday

31/03/2020

44,363

total movements this year

2020

Most recent news

Only 1 runway in use as a temporary anti-coronavirus measure

General

Brussels Airport Company takes proactive measures to fight the coronavirus. That is why the number of operational staff present at the airport is limited.

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Renovation of runway 25R/07L in 2020

General

Brussels Airport Company will be renovating runway 25R/07L from 13 July to 23 August 2020.

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Tour de France - 06+07/07/2019

General

On Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 July 2019, due to the Tour de France and the presence of several television broadcast and police helicopters, for reasons of air traffic safety, the preferential runways and standard departure procedures at Brussels Airport will not be systematically followed.

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Ongoing and upcoming works

Operational limitations with impact on runway(s) 25L/07R

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Maintenance works - paved areas with impact on runway(s) 25R/07L

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Maintenance works - paved areas with impact on runway(s) 25R/07L

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About Brussels Airport Traffic Control

This website provides information on air traffic to and from Brussels Airport.

It offers facts and figures on the runways in use at a particular moment, the flight paths of current air traffic and noise measurements on and in the vicinity of the airport.

Find out why runways are selected and how weather conditions can have an impact on flight operations.

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