skeyes is an autonomous public company with the following mission:
- To ensure the air traffic safety in the airspace for which the Belgian State is responsible.
- To control the aircraft movements at and around Brussels National Airport. As a result of the co-operation agreement with the Regions, skeyes also ensures the air traffic safety at the regional public airports and airfields.
- To supply information about air traffic to the police, the airport inspection and the air traffic services.
- To provide meteorological information to the air traffic services as well as to telecommunication services and other services.
skeyes was originally created as Belgocontrol in October 1998 and consequently took over the tasks of the ‘Air Traffic Safety’ Department of the former Regie der Luchtwegen/Régie des Voies Aériennes.
skeyes is also a member, together with the ANSPs of France, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland and the Netherlands, of the Functional Airspace Block Europe Central (FABEC).
Towers operated: 6
Number of ACCs: 1
Total number of ATCOs: 353
Total number of operational ATCOs: 328