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

14/01/2019 - 20/01/2019


CDO flights last week

14/01/2019 - 20/01/2019


total movements yesterday



total movements this year


Most recent news

Airside works with impact on the application of the PRS on 22 January 2019


Runway 25L will be closed from 1:30 to 2:30 pm to allow for the measurement of the ILS signals.

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Airside works with impact on the application of the PRS on 21 January


On 21 January runway 25R will be closed for landings between 10.30 am and 5 pm. Landings that normally are carried out on runway 25R will move to runway 25L.

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Reactivation of the BUB beacon on 13 December 2018


The first phase of the replacement of the BUB air navigation beacon was completed on 13 December 2018, a few days ahead of the initial schedule.

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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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