On 11 and 12 July 2018, an extraordinary NATO meeting is scheduled in Brussels. Fifty-five delegations, including 29 heads of State and Government will attend the meeting. U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to arrive on Tuesday evening/night with his “Air Force One“. Last Friday, a “Marine One” Sikorsky VH-3D Sea King already performed a test flight above Brussels.
Schedule for 10 July
- Rehearsal airborne parade – light impact on Brussels Airport operations.
- arrival of some Heads of State and Government.
- afternoon/late evening: expected arrival of Air Force One (runway 25R*).
* unconfirmed, please follow our forum-topic on the NATO summit.
Schedule for 11 July
- arrival of Heads of State and Government.
- afternoon/late evening: airborne parade.
Schedule for 12 July
- end of the summit: all Heads of State and Government are expected to depart at the same time, this might affect runway capacity at Brussels Airport.
The White House already had announced plans for Trump to visit the U.K. on 13 July, the following day. He will spend the weekend at one of his properties in Scotland before heading to Helsinki for a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on 16 July.
Forum topic: President Trump coming to Belgium in July 2018
— Robert Tyler (@RGTyler) July 6, 2018