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BRU Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BRU / EBBR
Airport Names:
  1. Brussels Airport
  2. Luchthaven Brussel-Nationaal (Dutch)Aéroport de Bruxelles-National (French)
Location: Brussels, Belgium
GPS Coordinates: 50°54'5"N by 4°29'3"E
Area Served: Brussels, Belgium
Operator/Owner: Brussels Airport Company
Airport Type: Public & Military
Elevation: 184 feet (56 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Brussels Airport (BRU):

  • Brussels Airport (BRU) has 3 runways.
  • Brussels Airport handled 19,133,222 passengers last year.
  • In addition to being known as "Brussels Airport", another name for BRU is "Luchthaven Brussel-Nationaal (Dutch)Aéroport de Bruxelles-National (French)".
  • The furthest airport from Brussels Airport (BRU) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,945 miles (19,223 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • In 2007, the airport served 17.8 million passengers, an increase of 7% over 2006.
  • Because of Brussels Airport's relatively low elevation of 184 feet, planes can take off or land at Brussels Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • After the liberation, the German infrastructure at Melsbroek fell into the hands of the British.
  • In March 2009, the old mechanical Flight information display system were replaced by electronic ones.
  • The closest airport to Brussels Airport (BRU) is Antwerp International Airport (ANR), which is located only 20 miles (32 kilometers) N of BRU.
  • Brussels Airlines has its corporate head office in the b.house, Airport Building 26, located in Diegem, Machelen.
  • Just as is the case for Pier A West, the construction of a new low-cost pier is currently on hold.

Map of Nearest Airports from Brussels Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Brussels Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
119.93 miles (32.07 km) NAntwerp International Airport (ANR)Antwerp, BelgiumView Antwerp International Airport on a map View satellite image of Antwerp International Airport Set ANR as destination Airport Get more information about Antwerp International Airport
227.68 miles (44.55 km) NNEZoersel-Oostmalle Airfield (OBL)Zoersel / Oostmalle, BelgiumView Zoersel-Oostmalle Airfield on a map View satellite image of Zoersel-Oostmalle Airfield Set OBL as destination Airport Get more information about Zoersel-Oostmalle Airfield
330.53 miles (49.13 km) SBrussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL)Charleroi, Wallonia, BelgiumView Brussels South Charleroi Airport on a map View satellite image of Brussels South Charleroi Airport Set CRL as destination Airport Get more information about Brussels South Charleroi Airport
438.33 miles (61.69 km) NWoensdrecht Air Base (WOE)Woensdrecht, NetherlandsView Woensdrecht Air Base on a map View satellite image of Woensdrecht Air Base Set WOE as destination Airport Get more information about Woensdrecht Air Base
545.70 miles (73.54 km) ESELiège Airport (LGG)Liège, Wallonia, BelgiumView Liège Airport on a map View satellite image of Liège Airport Set LGG as destination Airport Get more information about Liège Airport
649.91 miles (80.32 km) NNEGilze-Rijen Air Base (GLZ)Breda, NetherlandsView Gilze-Rijen Air Base on a map View satellite image of Gilze-Rijen Air Base Set GLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Gilze-Rijen Air Base
754.06 miles (87.01 km) NEEindhoven Airport (EIN)Eindhoven, NetherlandsView Eindhoven Airport on a map View satellite image of Eindhoven Airport Set EIN as destination Airport Get more information about Eindhoven Airport
856.11 miles (90.31 km) WKortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport (KJK)Wevelgem, BelgiumView Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport on a map View satellite image of Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport Set KJK as destination Airport Get more information about Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport
956.32 miles (90.64 km) EMaastricht Aachen Airport (MST)Maastricht, Limburg, NetherlandsView Maastricht Aachen Airport on a map View satellite image of Maastricht Aachen Airport Set MST as destination Airport Get more information about Maastricht Aachen Airport
1059.96 miles (96.50 km) SWValenciennes-Denain Airport (XVS)Valenciennes, FranceView Valenciennes-Denain Airport on a map View satellite image of Valenciennes-Denain Airport Set XVS as destination Airport Get more information about Valenciennes-Denain Airport
1165.43 miles (105.29 km) WSWLille Airport (LIL)Lille, FranceView Lille Airport on a map View satellite image of Lille Airport Set LIL as destination Airport Get more information about Lille Airport
1267.97 miles (109.39 km) ENATO Air Base Geilenkirchen E–3A Component (GKE)Geilenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyView NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen E–3A Component on a map View satellite image of NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen E–3A Component Set GKE as destination Airport Get more information about NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen E–3A Component
1372.96 miles (117.42 km) NRotterdam The Hague Airport (RTM)Rotterdam, NetherlandsView Rotterdam The Hague Airport on a map View satellite image of Rotterdam The Hague Airport Set RTM as destination Airport Get more information about Rotterdam The Hague Airport
1473.35 miles (118.05 km) WNWOstend-Bruges International Airport (OST)Flanders, BelgiumView Ostend-Bruges International Airport on a map View satellite image of Ostend-Bruges International Airport Set OST as destination Airport Get more information about Ostend-Bruges International Airport
1573.79 miles (118.76 km) NEVolkel Air Base (UDE)Uden, Noord-Brabant, NetherlandsView Volkel Air Base on a map View satellite image of Volkel Air Base Set UDE as destination Airport Get more information about Volkel Air Base

Map of Furthest Airports from Brussels Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Brussels Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,944.86 miles (19,223.35 km) SChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map View satellite image of Chatham Islands Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,698.72 miles (18,827.21 km) ESEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map View satellite image of Dunedin International Airport Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
311,694.98 miles (18,821.21 km) ESEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map View satellite image of Oamaru Airport Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
411,678.80 miles (18,795.17 km) SEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map View satellite image of Christchurch International Airport Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
511,673.20 miles (18,786.15 km) SEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ashburton Aerodrome Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
611,670.92 miles (18,782.48 km) ESERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map View satellite image of Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
711,657.88 miles (18,761.49 km) SEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Kaikoura Aerodrome Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
811,645.04 miles (18,740.84 km) ESERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ryan's Creek Aerodrome Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
911,638.31 miles (18,730.00 km) ESEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map View satellite image of Invercargill Airport Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
1011,637.99 miles (18,729.48 km) ESEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Alexandra Aerodrome Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
1111,631.09 miles (18,718.37 km) SEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Hood Aerodrome Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
1211,630.49 miles (18,717.41 km) SEWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map View satellite image of Wellington International Airport Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
1311,615.20 miles (18,692.81 km) SEWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map View satellite image of Woodbourne Airport Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
1411,613.18 miles (18,689.55 km) ESEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map View satellite image of Wanaka Airport Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1511,611.90 miles (18,687.50 km) ESEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Glentanner Aerodrome Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome