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EBBR / BRU - Brussels Airport (Zaventem, Flemish Brabant, BE)
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General
Revision: 04 Mar 2022

Overview. Brussels Airport (IATA: BRU, ICAO: EBBR) is an airport located on the north of Brussels city.

Runway Use. Use the below table :

  Departure Runway Arrival Runway
Mon-Fri 25R 25L
Sat / Sun

19 ( LNO, SPI, SOPOK, PITES, ROUSY)

25R ( CIV, dENUT, ELSIK, HELEN, KOK, NIK )

25R
If wind conditions require 07R / (07L) / 01 01 / 07L

 

Transponder Use on Ground. Once on the stand, set the transponder code to 7000 before switching it off.

Uncontrolled Operations. The following frequencies should be utilised only when POSCON ATC is offline.

Station Frequency
Brussels  ATIS 121.755
CTAF 122.95

Main procedures. Can be find on the official Belgium website:https://ops.skeyes.be/html/belgocontrol_static/eaip/eAIP_Main/html/eAIP/EB-AD-2.EBBR-en-GB.html

Position Callsign

Radio name

Frequency
Info / Atis ATIS Brussels Information
  • Departure : 121.755
  • Arrival: 132.780
Delivery EBBR_DEL Brussels Delivery 121.950
Ground EBBR_N_GND Brussels Ground 118.050
Tower EBBR_N_TWR Brussels Tower 120.775
Approach EBBR_APP Brussels Approach 118.250
Control EBBU_W_CTR Brussels Control 131.100

Scenery. There are multiple add-on sceneries available for Brussels Airport. if you are using FSX/P3D, we strongly recommend that you download one because they incorporate recent updates that are not included in default scenery. If you decide to fly with scenery that is not included in the approved list, then make every effort to follow the controllers' instructions referencing the published taxiway diagrams

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Terminal and Ramp area
Revision: 04 Mar 2022

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Gate Assignments

Apron General Aviation
1 - A
  • 120- 138 -> RYR and EZY
  • Schengen flights
2 - B
  • 236 to 240 -> for US
  • A330 -> North side
  • Non Schengen and UK
3
  • Long time parking
4 Turboprops
9 Brucargo
50-51
  • DHL, BCS
  • General Aviation
  • Abelag
  • State Aircrafts
60 DHL

 

Start-up Clearances  Start clearance will be provided once the aircraft is ready for pushback. Aircraft will request pushback once ready to do so from Ground.  Single engine piston aircraft and smaller GA/business aircraft may not need pushback as can taxi straight off stand. Aircraft may be instructed to push back onto another stand if they have a slot to wait for so as not to obstruct the taxiway. In order to allow for another aircraft to taxi out or into an adjacent stand, aircraft may be instructed to carry out a ‘long push’ to abeam a specific stand.

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Flight Planning and Departure
Revision: 04 Mar 2022
CPDLC Login. CPDLC LOGON: EBBR

Taxi Procedures  Aircraft requiring full length for departure shall advise GND at the latest when requesting taxi clearance.

Arriving aircraft shall remain on TWR frequency until instructed to contact GND.

Aircraft will be transferred to the appropriate TWR frequency to enter or cross an active runway. An explicit clearance to cross or enter any runway shall be issued by ATC. If no such clearance is received, pilots shall obtain it from ATC before crossing the relevant holding position marking.

Runway Configuration 25L (Arrivals) / 25R (Departures) Departures originating from sector GND N will expect to depart from B1. Departures originating from sector GND S will expect to depart from W41 or W42.

Clearance to cross RWY 01/19 at E4-F4, E5-F4 or E6-F5 may be given by GND. Aircraft arriving on RWY 25L and proceeding via E1 or E3 will receive clearance to cross RWY 01/19 from TWR.

Runway Configuration 25L and 25R (Arrivals) / 19 and 25R (Departures) All departures for RWY 25R will expect to depart from B1. All departures for RWY 19 will expect to depart from E7.

Aircraft requiring full length for departure (RWY 19 and RWY 25R) will receive clearance to cross RWY 01/19 from TWR.

Other runway configurations Follow TWR clearances


Noise Abatement Procedures  Please refer to  https://ops.skeyes.be/html/belgocontrol_static/eaip/eAIP_Main/html/eAIP/EB-AD-2.EBBR-en-GB.html

VFR Procedures Unless instructed otherwise by Brussels TWR, pilots shall use the VFR routes established for their benefit and they shall join the visual reporting points used for entering or leaving Brussels CTR at the specified altitude.

Overfly of Brussels city is prohibited.

Visual reporting point VFR traffic shall only use following reporting points.

Abbreviation Name Associated landmark Position
AM Abeam Mechelen east of Mechelen, lake Nekker 510117N 0043023E
AT Atomium monument 505342N 0042029E
BE Bertem radar station 505226N 0043659E
CA Brucargo cargo terminal 505420N 0042726E
GB Groot-Bijgaarden motorway intersection R0-E40 505231N 0041626E
HO Haasrode intersection motorway E40 and road N25 505041N 0044302E
KH Kampenhout-Sas intersection canal Leuven-Dijle and road N21 505720N 0043537E
LO Waterloo monument 504042N 0042417E
ME Mechelen water tower 510039N 0042749E
NO Nossegem intersection motorway E40 and road N227 505210N 0043038E
PU Peutie pylon military domain 505555N 0042757E
SH South Herent KBC building at intersection of motorway E314 and road N2 505310N 0044039E
TE Ternat castle 505216N 0041014E
WA Wavre radio and television mast 504426N 0043512E
ZB Forêt de Soignes/Zoniënbos motorway intersection R0-E411 504803N 0042754E
 
Outbound Traffic

 

RWY 19 AND 25L/R IN USE
Departures to the North After take-off, right turn to PU and proceed via AM.
Traffic shall remain RIGHT of motorway E19 and leave Brussels CTR according to ATC instructions.
Departures to the South After take-off, left turn to NO and proceed via ZB to LO or WA.
Traffic shall remain RIGHT of motorways R0/E411 and leave Brussels CTR according to ATC instructions.

 

 

RWY 01 AND 07L/R IN USE
Departures to the West After take-off, left turn to CA and proceed via AT, GB and TE.
Traffic shall remain RIGHT of motorway E40 and leave Brussels CTR according to ATC instructions.
Departures to the East After take-off, right turn to NO or abeam and proceed via BE and HO.
Traffic shall remain RIGHT of motorway E40 and leave Brussels CTR according to ATC instructions.

 

 

Visual circuit  shall be flown at 1 500 FT AMSL MAX, unless otherwise instructed by ATC, or requested by the pilot.

 
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Arrivals
Revision: 04 Mar 2022
Speed Restrictions  Aircraft being radar vectored shall reduce speed to 250 KIAS when entering the radar vectoring area or when below FL 100.

Aircraft unable to comply must inform ATC.

IFR Inbound procedures  Inbound Aircraft other than on Airways/Advisory Routes Aircraft wishing to enter the CTR/TMA under IFR direct from the FIR must observe the normal procedure for joining Controlled Airspace.

RWY FIX Frq/ Crs/Elev interecept Missed approach
01

FLO - FL90 to  BUB descend FL70 - HDG 250

ANT - FL80 to AFI or HDG 200/210

KERKY - FL130 to NIVOR or HDG 150

109.90
013°
183ft
 
2000ft 013°
at MNM 1500ft LT HDG 305°
Climb 4000ft
19

FLO - FL90 FLO- BUB - Vectors

WOODY  Hdg 200 descend FL1100, then inbound BUB

KERKY FL110 then  BUB

BUB - FL80 After BUB HDG 060

111.15
193°
113ft
3000ft 193°
at MNM 1100ft LT (MAX185kt)
HDG 045°
Climb 3000ft
25R 

BUN - 4000ft

FLO - FL60

108.90

244°

111ft

From BUN : 2000ft

From FLO : 3000ft

244°
at 700ft RT HDG 015° (3000ft)
25L 

BUN - FL60

FLO - FL60

110.35
249°
159ft

From BUN : 2000ft

From FLO : 3000ft

249°
at 700ft (MAX 185kt) LT HDG 105°
Climb 4000ft

 

 

VFR Inbound Traffic Pilots inbound to Brussels under VFR must contact Brussles Approach Control prior to entering the CTR/TMA and may be required by ATC to route via the published Visual Reference Points.

 
RWY 25L/R OR RWY 07L/R IN USE
Arrivals from the North Join Brussels CTR via ME and proceed to PU.
Traffic shall remain RIGHT of motorway E19 and enter the aerodrome traffic circuit according to ATC instructions.
Arrivals from the South Join Brussels CTR via WA or LO and proceed to ZB, NO next.
Traffic shall remain RIGHT of motorways E411/R0, and enter the aerodrome traffic circuit according to ATC instructions.

 

 

RWY 01 (ARR) AND 07L/R (DEP) OR RWY 01/19 IN USE
Arrivals from the West Join Brussels CTR via TE and proceed to GB, AT and CA next.
Traffic shall remain RIGHT of motorway E40 and enter the aerodrome traffic circuit according to ATC instructions.
Arrivals from the East Join Brussels CTR via HO and proceed to BE, NO next.
Traffic shall remain RIGHT of motorway E40, and enter the aerodrome traffic circuit according to ATC instructions.

Pilots shall report over each reporting point.

 

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