Air Traffic Control

Belgocontrol gathers all information regarding drones on droneguide.be

Belgocontrol and the Belgian Civil Aviation Authority of FPS Mobility and Transport (BCAA) have launched droneguide.be. That digital platform aims to help drone users...

All information on the use of drones in Belgium available this year on website and app

Belgocontrol and the Belgian Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA), together with the company Unifly, are developing two digital platforms to assist both recreational and professional...

Belgocontrol secured more than one million flight movements in 2017

1,073,870: this is the total number of movements that was secured by Belgocontrol air traffic controllers in the Belgian airspace and at Belgian airports...

Belgocontrol reports about increased preferential runway use at Brussels Airport in 2017

Belgocontrol draws the balance of last year’s runway use at Brussels Airport. In 2017 the company could secure 85% of movements at the airport...

Belgocontrol doubles Charleroi Airport capacity in low visibility conditions

Thanks to new procedures implemented by Belgocontrol, Brussels South Charleroi Airport will be able to safely manage twice as many flights in low visibility...

Lack of staff at Charleroi Airport control tower: general aviation traffic disallowed between 30 December and 4 January

With a NOTAM (NOtice To AirMen) Charleroi Airport informed the pilots of general aviation traffic not to fly to and from the airport between...

Intense collaboration between Belgocontrol and ANA Lux is already bearing fruit

The Belgian and Luxembourg air navigation service providers work together in a growing number of domains. Today, both companies have set their priorities for...

Belgocontrol CEO Johan Decuyper to chair FABEC

As from today, Belgocontrol CEO Johan Decuyper will chair the CEO board of FABEC, the functional airspace block comprising Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Luxembourg,...

Belgocontrol and Entry Point North enter into joint venture to enable training of future Air Traffic Controllers in Brussels

Belgocontrol organises its own staff training, including the one to become an air traffic controller. For organising its training sessions, the Belgian air navigation...

Belgocontrol wants to help shape the future of Kortrijk-Wevelgem airport

Since the beginning of November the international airport of Kortrijk-Wevelgem is back in full IFR force thanks to Belgocontrol’s service provision. Both partners look...

Automatic measuring of upper wind: Belgocontrol enhances security of approaches at Brussels Airport

Too strong a tailwind at high altitude can lead to an aircraft’s non-stabilized approach and can provoke a missed landing with overshoot (go-around procedure)....

Belgocontrol did well in 2017: en-route traffic record and very few delays

The number of air traffic movements controlled by Belgocontrol's CANAC2 centre over the first ten months of the year has never been as high...

Belgocontrol organizes safe drone flights

The number of drone-related incidents is on the rise each year. Belgocontrol and the Belgian Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) are taking measures to provide...

Air Traffic Control delays in Germany after brief closure of Karlsruhe UAC

The Karlsruhe UAC (Upper Area Control Centre) operated by DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung, Germany’s air navigation services provider, experienced a system failure earlier this afternoon...

Photo Special: Belgocontrol opens its doors to the general public

On Sunday 1 October 2017, Belgocontrol participated in the annual Open Company Day and opened its doors to the general public. Visitors had the unique...
Belgocontrol Brussels Airport

A brief capacity reduction at Belgian air traffic control due to understaffing

A brief capacity reduction due to air traffic control under staffing forced Brussels Airport this morning to tweet and to inform passengers. Air traffic...

A little-known activity of Belgocontrol: advice on building permits for wind turbines

Belgocontrol wants to help develop wind farms in Belgium Belgocontrol wants to actively participate in boosting alternative energy sources in our country. That is why...

Become an air traffic controller at Eurocontrol, Maastricht

Eurocontrol is looking for people to join their multinational team of air traffic controllers at the Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre in the Netherlands. A...

Belgocontrol is looking for candidate air traffic controllers

Belgocontrol is looking for candidate air traffic controllers, candidates will have to pass a competitive recruitment exam consisting of a number of eliminatory tests. Forum...

Belgocontrol hosts Eurocontrol conference on aviation safety

Safety is the top priority in air traffic control. That is why Eurocontrol will be holding a conference on the subject at the end...