Air transport

Air transport : 3.9 % more passengers

Mobility
Air transport : 3.9 % more passengers

In 2018, 162,186 planes took off from Belgian airports for a total of 17,274,586 passengers. This represents increases of 0.7 % in take-offs and 3.9 % in the number of passengers.

Zaventem airport (Brussels Airport) accounts for 74 % of passenger movements and Charleroi airport (Brussels South) for 23 %.

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Number of flights - departures and arrivals 2018
Departures Arrivals
Number of flights (1) 162.186 161.447
Zaventem (Brussels Airport) 111.357 111.154
Ostende (Ostend-Bruges) 4.033 3.982
Charleroi (Brussels South) 24.285 24.275
Antwerp-Deurne 7.653 7.529
Liège-Bierset 14.858 14.507
(1) commercial aircraft - take-off and landing 
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Purpose and brief description

The aeronautical statistics provide information on the number of passengers carried, the number of flights and the goods transported (in tonnes) on commercial flights.

Population

All aircrafts that land in Belgium

Frequency

Monthly

Timing of publication

Results available 6 months after the reference period

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