Air noise has an impact that goes well beyond the airport. However, this is a matter for the Federal Government over which Brussels Airport has no power. Quite a few measures have been and continue to be put in place to cut down air noise. For one thing, there is a flying ban in place for the noisiest aircrafts, based on quota count restrictions. A “silent weekend nights” policy is applicable at Brussels Airport Company whereby we make sure that the greater the noise impact of an aircraft, the more expensive the landing and departure fees are.
Brussels Airport manages 21 noise monitoring terminals (NMT) at and in the vicinity of the airport which constantly measure the noise as it is perceived on the ground.
Use the search tool in the noise reporting section to look up the noise reports and reports on the nighttime runway use for a given date or period.
In conformity with the Flemish Environmental Legislation, Brussels Airport Company publishes annual noise contours that show the noise situation in the vicinity of Brussels Airport.