Belgium airports map
Airports in Belgium map. Belgium airports map (Western Europe - Europe) to print. Belgium airports map (Western Europe - Europe) to download. According to the 2009 CIA World Factbook, there are a total of 43 airports in Belgium, 27 of which have paved runways as its shown in Belgium airports map. Airplane passengers in Belgium can use 5 airports, the largest of which being the Brussels Airport. The other airports are the Ostend-Bruges International Airport, the Brussels-South Charleroi Airport, the Liège Airport and the Antwerp International Airport. Other airports are military airports or small civil airports with no scheduled flights. Well-known military airports include the Melsbroek Air Base and the Beauvechain Air Base.
Belgium has also 1 heliport. Belgium has five airports in use for international passenger flights. One is located near Antwerp, one near Liege, one near Ostend and two near the capital Brussels (Brussels Airport and Charleroi Airport). Brussels or Zaventem Airport is an international airport situated 12km northeast of Belgium capital in Zaventem as its mentioned in Belgium airports map. According to last year statistics, it is Europe 21st busiest airport. Brussels South Airport is also called Charleroi or Gosselies Airport and it is located in Gosselies, 46km south of Brussels. It features flights to many metropolitan destinations by Ryanair, Air Corsica, Belavia, Pegasus Airlines, Wizz Air and TUIfly Belgium.
Previously known as Liege-Berset, Liege Airport is an international airport located 10km west of city centre as you can see in Belgium airports map. It is mainly used for air freight. In 2015 it was Europe 8th busiest cargo airport and 22nd in the world. Ostend-Bruges Airport, generally known as Ostend Airport is located 5km southwest of city centre. Air freight is general purpose of the airport, however, in the last years the number of passengers and commercial flights has been increasing. Antwerp Airport is a small international airport serving the city of Antwerp, the second most populous city of Belgium, and its surrounding area. It serves as a primary hub for CityJet.