Brussels Airport

As the major Belgian airport located in the heart of Europe, Brussels Airport is the preferred gateway to Brussels, Belgium and the rest of the world.

Brussels Airport is operated by Brussels Airport Company, the limited company to which the Belgian State granted the operating licence. 75% of the company's shares are held by a consortium of private investors. The Belgian State has an interest of 25% of the shares.


The airport operator’s mission is to connect people, businesses and communities in the heart of Europe, creating prosperity and well-being.

Brussels Airport welcomed 9.4 million passengers in 2021 and connects the European capital with more than 200 destinations worldwide.

With more people and goods expected to fly to their destination in the future, airports will play a crucial role in the local and European economy. Brussels Airport is a powerful engine for the prosperity of society and the economy. As the second economic powerhouse in Belgium, Brussels Airport attracts companies, creates jobs and stimulates international trade.


In May 2022, Brussels Airport officially presented its new strategy for the coming five years. A strategy focusing on clear priorities and addressing the challenges of today. With SHIFT 2027, and the tag line "Wider horizons, sustainable ambitions", Brussels Airport  wants to further strengthen its position as a major European hub, ambitiously focus on sustainability and diversify its activities, with a clear commitment to innovation and partnership.


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