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Brussel-Zaventem Airport profile
Last updated: 5 November 2013
General data
Brussel-Zaventem Airport
Country: Belgium
IATA code:BRU
ICAO code: EBBR
Elevation: 184 feet / 56 m
Opened: 1940
Notams: Notams for EBBR
Airport history:  
Brussel-Nationaal Airportrenamed Zaventem 1958
JUL 1958Brussel-Zaventem Airport

Commercial flights (passengers and cargo) per year:

year2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
flights205774 221055 213404 198673 205601 214220 205227 211785 235647 240341 231719 228740 229843 231213

Aircraft types visiting the airport:
Other (100%)

Aircraft accidents at or near Brussel-Zaventem Airport (BRU)

11 occurrences in the ASN safety database

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
27-OCT-2008Boeing 747-228F (SCD) OO-CBA Cargo B Airlines 0 Brussel-Zave... A1
25-MAY-2008Boeing 747-209F N704CK Kalitta Air 0 Brussel-Zave... A1
05-MAY-2006Lockheed C-130H Hercules CH-02 Belgian AF 0 Brussel-Zave... O1
05-MAY-2006Airbus A320-232 SX-BVB HellasJet, op.for Volare Airlines 0 Brussel-Zave... O1
05-MAY-2006Airbus A320-211 EK32001 Armenian International Airways, op.for Air Arabia 0 Brussel-Zave... O1
05-MAY-2006Airbus A320-211 EK32010 Armavia 0 Brussel-Zave... O1
29-AUG-1998Airbus A340-211 OO-SCW Sabena 0 Brussel-Zave... A2
29-MAR-1981Boeing 707-329 OO-SJA Sobelair 0 Brussel-Zave... A1
12-JUN-1974Tupolev Tu-134A YU-AJD Aviogenex 0 Brussel-Zave...   A2
15-FEB-1961Boeing 707-329 OO-SJB Sabena 72+ 1 near Brussel-Zave...   A1
17-SEP-1946Douglas C-47 (DC-3) OO-AUR Sabena 1 Brussel-Hare...   A1

15 occurrences in the ASN safety database

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
27-OCT-2008Boeing 747-228F (SCD) OO-CBA Cargo B Airlines 0 Brussel-Zave... A1
25-MAY-2008Boeing 747-209F N704CK Kalitta Air 0 Brussel-Zave... A1
29-NOV-2003Boeing 747-258C ZS-OOS Hydro Air Cargo 0 Lagos-Murtal... A1
04-DEC-2000Airbus A330-223   Sabena 0 near Bujumbura In...   C2
13-OCT-2000Airbus A330-223   Sabena 0 Malaga   H2
21-DEC-1987Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia F-GEGH Air Littoral, op.for Air France 16 near Bordeaux-Mér... A1
29-MAR-1981Boeing 707-329 OO-SJA Sobelair 0 Brussel-Zave... A1
04-APR-1978Boeing 737-229C OO-SDH Sabena 0 Charleroi-Go... A1
15-FEB-1978Boeing 707-329 OO-SJE Sabena 0 Tenerife-Nor... A1
13-JUL-1968Boeing 707-329C OO-SJK Sabena 7 near Lagos-Murtal...   A1
18-FEB-1966Douglas DC-6B OO-ABG BIAS 4 near Milan-Malpensa   A1
19-DEC-1953Convair CV-240-12 OO-AWO Sabena 1 near Zürich-Klote...   A1
20-NOV-1949Douglas C-47A (DC-3) PH-TFA Aero Holland 34 near Oslo-Fornebu...   A1
02-MAR-1948Douglas DC-3C OO-AWH Sabena 20 London Airpo...   A1
06-JAN-1948Douglas DC-3D F-BAXC Air France 16 near Gonesse   A1

15 occurrences in the ASN safety database

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
08-AUG-2002Lockheed L-1011 TriStar 250 9Q-CHA Hewa Bora Airways 0 Kinshasa-N'D... A1
01-JUL-2002Boeing 757-23APF A9C-DHL DHL Aviation 2 Überlingen A1
25-APR-2000DC-10-30 N39081 Continental Air Lines 0 Newark Inter...   A2
29-AUG-1998Airbus A340-211 OO-SCW Sabena 0 Brussel-Zave... A2
19-FEB-1998Swearingen SA226-TC Metro II EC-GDG Ibertrans Aérea 2 near Barcelona Ai... A1
31-MAR-1995Airbus A310-324 YR-LCC Tarom 60 near Bucharest-Ot... A1
12-MAR-1991DC-8-62H-AF N730PL ATI 0 New York-Joh... A1
02-JUN-1990Embraer EMB-120RT Brasilia OO-DTH DAT 0 Antwerpen-De...   A2
12-JUN-1974Tupolev Tu-134A YU-AJD Aviogenex 0 Brussel-Zave...   A2
18-JUN-1972Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident 1C G-ARPI BEA 118 near Staines A1
15-FEB-1961Boeing 707-329 OO-SJB Sabena 72+ 1 near Brussel-Zave...   A1
14-OCT-1953Convair CV-240-12 OO-AWQ Sabena 44 near Frankfurt In...   A1
18-DEC-1949Douglas C-47A (DC-3) OO-AUQ Sabena 8 Aulnay-sous-...   A1
06-DEC-1948Douglas C-47 (DC-3) I-ETNA ALI 7 Milano-Linat...   A1
01-JUL-1948Fiat G.212PW I-ELSA ALI 8 Keerbergen A...   A1