76
airlines
206
direct passenger
destinations
48
direct cargo
destinations
passengers
20%
of the passengers
flies only
once a year
18%
golden flyers
(> 10x a year)
51%
holiday
29%
work
more than
1,000
buses
a day
46%
comes to
the airport
by car
26%
comes to
the airport
by train
651
flights
a day
28th of July
busiest day of 2017
with 94,305 travellers
60000
passengers
per day
49%
checks in more
than 2h before
their flight
52%
online check-ins
55%
male
41.8
average age
55%
travels alone
8,109
cups of a day
1,747
cappuccinos a day
4,254
croissants, muffins
& chocolate pastries
every day
3,263
water
bottles
a day
17
times a day
a toilet
gets cleaned
400
toilets
30
baby
changing
rooms
148
Victoria's Secret
panties sold a day
Most
popular souvenir
252 magnets
a day
107
sunglasses
sold a day
Most expensive
item sold
watch of
€ 13,000
Madrid
Top overseas destination
New York
Top European destination
20,000
people work
at the airport
49,600
indirect jobs
260
companies
145

firefighters

8
crash tenders
ready for
intervention
24/7
537
interventions by
the fire department
21,430
items were
lost at the airport
1/4
found
its owner
15
languages for every
message broadcast
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The Welcome Center
handled
25,000
phone calls
13,000
e-mails
were sent to our
Customer Service
535,634
tonnes of cargo
Top European
cargo destination
Leipzig
(Germany)
Top overseas
cargo destination
Cincinnati
(US)
24%
increase in
flown pharma export
3,000
direct and indirect jobs
per 100,000 tonnes of cargo
14
million pieces of
luggage handled
a year
18
km of luggage
conveyor belts
Info about
96
airlines
flaps
110,016
1
triple
boarding
bridge
55
boarding
bridges
856
flight info
displays
31
screening lanes
180
check-in desks
12,000
parking spots
2,792 MWh
electricity generated by
12,980 solar panels
8
liters
of water
130
grams
of waste
per passenger
a day
25%
of waste recycled
27 kg
of honey produced
80
different types
of bees &
bumble bees
435,397,300
liters of waste water
converted into clean water
3,300,000
bird balls
of the passengers
are Belgian
309
Belgian waffles
served each day
1.5 kg
of chocolate
sold every minute
The world's
biggest
chocolate
store!
815 tonnes of chocolate in 2017 =
2,774
beers served
each day
1,397
liters of beer
consumed each day
5
Belgian
icons
2,300
Chinese users
Exists in
4 languages:
English
Dutch
French
Chinese
82,974
downloads of
the Brussels Airport app
204,000
social
media
followers
3,499
interactions with Bruce Pepper
1958Departure hall
1958New Airport Complex
1970First Jumbo Jet
1958First Sky Shop
2005Belgocontrol Tower
1973Opening Satellite
2002Opening Pier A
1979Opening Cargo
2015Inauguration of Connector
2040Strategic Vision
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