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


PRS movements last week

10/02/2020 - 16/02/2020


CDO flights last week

10/02/2020 - 16/02/2020


total movements yesterday



total movements this year


Most recent news

Renovation of runway 25R/07L in 2020


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


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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Noise Contours around Brussels Airport for the Year 2018


Every year, Brussels Airport has noise contours calculated by an independent body.

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Ongoing and upcoming works

Maintenance and/or calibration Works - non-visual aids with impact on runway(s) 19/01

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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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