Approach
For Procedures : See AIP Belgium and G.D. Luxembourg MAP VFR Routes-Brussels CTR.
Update : 19-01-2005
  1. The SRZ

    The SRZ around the airfield protects the area with a class G beneath a part of the CTR of EBBR up to 1000 ft. This SRZ is reserverd for aircraft with destination (or departure) Grimbergen (Lint) and who want to join (or leave) the circuit.

    The SRZ limit in the south is the radial 291 of BUB VOR.

  2. Entry / Inbound traffic

    Inbound traffic always from the north western sector via LONDI on inbound 123 BUB (114.60). For noise abatement fly with reduced power as much as safety permits, within 3 Nm around the airfield.
    Proceed in between the villages of Humbeek and Beigem to the field. Join overhead the aerodrome at 900 ft to check the signal-area, mid-runway east of runway 01/19.

  3. Join the circuit

    After verification turn east in the direction of the cooling towers. Descent to 800 ft to join downwind for the runway in use. Avoid overflying any built-up area and fuel depot TOTAL along the canal.

  4. Base

    RWY 19: base leg starts at the Kattemeuterbos.
    RWY 01: base leg starts at the turn in the canal. Overflying the area Borgt just West of the canal below 650 ft should be avoided. Caution: do not delay turn into base leg due to proximity of Brussels CTR !

  5. Final

    Do not overfly the villages of Humbeek and Grimbergen.

  6. Circuit

    Right hand for RWY 01, after take off and crossing the airfield boundary turn right 10°. Turn crosswind at min 500 ft.
    Left hand for RWY 19, after take off turn left 25° to avoid residential area. Turn crosswind at min 500 ft.
    Avoid overflying any built-up area and fuel depot TOTAL along the canal.

  7. Outbound traffic

    Runway 01: After take-off and crossing the airfield boundary turn right 10°. Continue straight ahead till crossing the canal. Remain east of the canal till passing the railway line abeam Kapelle-op-den-bos. Afterwards resume own navigation keeping clear of Brussels CTR.
    Runway 19: After take-off turn left 25° to avoid residential area. When crossing 500 ft, turn left and fly east of the canal until passing the railway line abeam Kapelle-op-den-bos. Afterwards resume own navigation keeping clear of Brussels CTR.
    Avoid LONDI when leaving EBGB. Londi is an entrance point.

  8. Grimbergen Radio (119.50)
    Compulsory position reporting at joining, leaving and within the aerodrome circuit.

  9. Noise abatement

    Except for take-off all flights within a 3 NM radius of the ARP will happen at slow cruising speed and limited power.

  10. Maps

    These maps are purely informational. Consult the Belgian AIP for the official documents.


    EBGB AIP

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    EBGB info

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