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Brussels Airport Accessibility
Brussels Airport (BRU), located approximately 7 miles outside the city, is the center for commercial air travel in the Brussels metropolitan area. The airport served nearly 22 million passengers in 2014. It is split into two terminals – Piers A and B.
Pier A handles flights to/from other countries in Europe’s Schengen Area. Brussels Airlines also serves several non-Schengen destinations from Pier A, though this is conducted from the secure international gates T61-72. Pier B is home to the remainder of international, non-Schengen traffic. U.S. flag carriers American Airlines, Delta and United all operate from Pier B.
The airport is completely accessible to travelers with disabilities and wheelchair users. Personal wheelchairs can be taken through security, passport control and directly to the boarding gate. Likewise, personal wheelchairs stored in the cargo hold can be returned to the gate upon arrival at Brussels Airport.
More information on the accessibility accommodations and services available at the airport can be found at www.brusselsairport.be.
Transportation to/from the Airport
Several wheelchair accessible transportation options are available to travel from the airport and into the city. The least expensive is the city bus Airport Lines 12 and 21. Both city bus [...]