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Brussels Airport (IATA BRU) is the national airport of Belgium. It is the biggest airport in Belgium. It has more than 17 billion travelers each year. It is 18 km from Brussels, the capital of Belgium.

The airport is used by a lot of airlines such as Brussels Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines and Jetairfly.

On 22 March 2016, two bombs exploded at the airport.


The airport has two terminals. (A terminal is a building where passengers wait to get on planes.) One terminal is used for flights to the Schengen Area. The second terminal is used for flights to countries out of the Schengen Area.

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