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Brussels Airport

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EBBR
Airport
ICAO: EBBR – IATA: BRU
Summary
Name Brussels Airport
Region Europe
Territory Belgium BE.gif
Location Zaventem Diegem, Machelen
Serving Brussel
Elevation 56.083 m
184 ft
184 ft56.083 m
Coordinates 50° 53' 56.46" N, 4° 29' 9.24" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
2/20 2987 m9,799.869 ft
50 m164.042 ft
ASP yes/yes
07L/25R 3638 m11,935.696 ft
45 m147.638 ft
CON yes/yes
07R/25L 3211 m10,534.777 ft
45 m147.638 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation EBBR 111020Z 04006KT 360V070 9999 FEW038 08/M00 Q1023 NOSIG
Station Bruxelles National
Date/Time 11 April 2019 10:20:00
Wind direction 40°
Wind speed 06 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 8°C
Dew point
Humidity 56%
QNH 1023 hPa
Weather condition n/a

BS
Tag(s) Bird Strike

Brussels National Airport

ICAO: EBBR IATA: BRU

Description

International airport serving the capital of Belgium.

Climatology

Temperate Marine climate/Oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb) - Moderately cool summer and comparatively warm winter.

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Terrain

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Airport Layout

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of EBBR

  • B742, Brussels Belgium, 2008 (On 25 May 2008 a Kalitta Air B747-200F, which was departing Brussels on a cargo flight to Bahrain, overran Runway 20 at Brussels Airport, Belgium during a rejected take-off. The aircraft came to a stop 300m beyond the end of runway 20 and broke into three parts. The crew of four and one passenger safely evacuated from the aircraft and suffered only minor injuries.)
  • E195 / A320, Brussels Belgium, 2016 (On 5 October 2016, an Embraer 195 took off at night without clearance as an Airbus A320 was about to touch down on an intersecting runway. The A320 responded promptly to the ATC go-around instruction and passed over the intersection after the E195 had accelerated through it during its take-off roll. The Investigation found that the E195 crew had correctly acknowledged a 'line up and wait' instruction but then commenced their take-off without stopping. Inadequate crew cross-checking procedures at the E195 operator and ATC use of intermediate runway access for intersecting runway take-offs were identified as contributory factors.)