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Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport (Luchthaven Brussel-Nationaal/Aéroport Bruxelles-National) is Belgium’s most important airport. Some 50 or so airlines and tour operators service more than 100 destinations internationally. The airport handles on average 1.3 million passengers passing through per calendar year.


Brussels Airport is situated in Zaventem, 11 km (7 miles) north-east of Brussels city centre.

From the city centre:
Make your way onto the main N21 road (Haachtsesteenweg), then follow the sign posts to Brussels Airport Zaventem, which is along the A201 motorway.

From elsewhere in Belgium:
Head towards Brussels and take the R0 ring motorway until you reach the A201 airport turn-off.

GPS co-ordinates

N 50° 54′ 05″
E 04° 29′ 04″

Contact details

Airport contact numbers – 0900 700 00 or +32 2 753 77 53

Official website:

Facilities for disabled people

The airport asks that you book well in advance for any special needs and/or assistance required. Please arrange this through your travel agent or internet booking service. The airport will facilitate your travel in any way possible, for example by supplying wheelchairs and baggage handling.

A dedicated section for disabled people can be found on the airport’s website.

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