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

30/01/2023 - 05/02/2023


CDO flights last week

30/01/2023 - 05/02/2023


total movements yesterday


Most recent news

Renovation taxiways INN/OUT 7/8, F3 and Y starts on 16 August


From 16 August to 28 October 2022, the taxiways INN/OUT 7/8, F3 and Y will be undergoing a thorough renovation.

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Application of an asphalt protective coating on runways 01/19 and 25L/07R from 7 to 16 June


From 7 to 16 June 2022 Brussels Airport will be applying an asphalt protective coating on runways 01/19 and 25L. The works are planned in such a way as to minimize the impact on the PRS as much as possible.

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Brussels Airport noise contours for 2020


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

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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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