Brussels Airport is located approximately 12 kilometers northeast of the capital of Belgium and processes about 16 million passengers per year. Brussels airport was built during the Second World War by the Germans. According to that legend, the Belgians told him the wrong place to build the airport. They knew that the place was characterized by its large fog, as it is today. It is definitely a majestic spot!Local Transportation
Brussels Airport has a railway station on the ground floor of the terminal. The line-City Airport Express leaves Zaventem 4 times per hour and it goes to Brussel-Zuid station, Brussel-Centrum (Brussels-Centre) and Brussel-Noord (Brussels-North). A one-way ticket will cost € 2.60. You can also access Liège and Leuven directly from the airport by train. For the year 2010, is complete a new line linking the airport to Antwerp. Consult the website of the Belgian Railways (tel: +32 (0) 2 528 2828).Shops and restaurants
It presents a vast range of cafes, bars and restaurants, everything has been developed by Restair, (tel: +32 2 719 77 00). The shops have the usual options, but we could dwell on the proposal submitted by Gobelins Art, which specializes in tapestries and lace in Belgium.Hotels Services
There is a hotel in the grounds of the airport, the Sheraton Brussels Airport Hotel (tel: +32 (0) 2 710 8000). However, there is a cheaper option is the Hotel Formule 1 Brussels Airport (tel: +32 2 725 69 00), which is located outside Brussels airport. For more hotels and reserving online you can go to Booking.com. They have a great range of hotels with great internet rates.Luggage
Safety deposit boxes for Luggage can be found in the area of the bus station on Level 0. The cost for each 24 hours is € 7.50. Should you find lost items can call +32 (0) 2 753 68 20.InformationThe Chamber of Shipping has a counter for general reports, which can be accessed by dialing +32 (0) 2 753 7753.Business
On the fourth floor is the Regus Skyport Conference Centre (tel: +32 (0) 2 714 02 00). Within it, there are 11 conference rooms ranging in capacity from two to one hundred. We can also find The Sky Hall Reception Room (The Reception Room of Heaven) (tel: +32 (0) 2 280 8410) which is used for large events which includes the food and beverage service. The Sky Room has capacity for 1500 people.People with Disabilities
Passengers with disabilities can be taken or left at the airport entrance. Tickets from Brussels airport to drive to the train station and from the bus station have been adapted for wheelchair use. Passengers who use wheelchairs can request taxis: Taxi Hendriks (tel: +32 (0) 2 752 98 00).Other services
At Level 0 has the First Aid station (tel: +32 (0) 2 753 63 63), next to the bus terminal. A porter service (at a cost of € 2.50 per bag to carry) can be obtained from tel: +32 (0) 2 753 41 17. In the Communications Center and Brussels Airport Forum, you can find computer terminals with Internet, where you can connect your laptop. There are also special places of prayer for Catholic, Jewish, Islamic, Orthodox and Protestants within the airport. There is an Express bus service SN Brussels Airlines departing every hour to Antwerp. A one-way ticket will cost € 8.00 for adults and children aged 2-11 years are € 5.00. It is not hard to get around from one place to another. If anything you might want to book a car hire service before your trip.