About us

skeyes is an autonomous public company in charge of the safety of air traffic in the civil airspace for which the Belgian State is responsible. Our company fulfils this mission while optimising costs and punctuality, increasing capacity and ensuring the sustainable development of air traffic. skeyes provides all the essential services to manage and control the air traffic safely

Our mission: air traffic safety

  • ATM - Air traffic management and air traffic control
  • Technology : infrastructure and systems of ATM data processing, Communication, Navigation, Surveillance and Meteo
  • AIM and Météo : aeronautical information and meteorological information services

→ Discover our mission and services more in details via « Your Safe Flight »

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Our vision

skeyes engaged in a change process to bring the most safe, sustainable and unique experience to every single airspace user.
This is a dream shared by the employees at skeyes and will become a reality thanks to a threefold strategy:

  • Partner with our customers : by end 2020, each airspace user will consider skeyes as their preferred partner.
  • Partner with our people : by end 2020, 80% of skeyes’ employees will be highly engaged in achieving the goals of the company.
  • Build a future-proof company : by end 2020, skeyes will be seen as the example to follow in the world of aeronautics.

To support this strategy, on a daily basis, skeyes is building a company culture which promotes respect, taking responsibility, open-mindedness and collaboration.

Key figures 2017

  • 1.075.535 flight movements controlled by skeyes in 2017
  • +3,3% growth compared to 2016
  • €234.8 million turnover
  • 5,4s average en-route delay per flight
  • 845 number of employees
  • €20.2 million have been invested by skeyes in 2017 for the renewal of its equipment

More figures in our Annual report


As an autonomous public company, Belgocontrol (skeyes) is governed by the law of 21 March 1991 on the reform of certain economic public companies stipulating that autonomous public companies are managed by a Board of Directors and an Executive Committee.

The Chief Executive Officer and the Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is responsible for daily management and representation of this management, as well as for the enforcement of the decisions of the Board of Directors. The Executive Committee represents the company in negotiations concerning the management contract. The members of the Executive Committee constitute a board presided by the Chief Executive Officer. It makes recommendations to the Board of Directors with regard to the development, the activities and the management of the company.

The Executive Committee of skeyes is composed as follows:

The Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is empowered to take any action necessary for or useful in attaining the corporate goal of the public company and supervises the management tasks carried out by the Executive Committee. In this respect the Board of Directors has created three committees: an Audit Committee, a Strategy Committee and a Remuneration Committee. The Board of Directors may delegate some of its powers to the Executive Committee.

The Board of Directors of skeyes consists of:

Other control and management bodies

As an autonomous public company, Belgocontrol (skeyes) is subjected to external management supervision carried out by:

  • The Board of Auditors that controls the financial position and the regularity of the accounts.
  • The Government Commissioner - designated by Royal Decree on the recommendation of the Minister/Secretary of State for Mobility - who ensures the company complies with the law and the management contract. The management contract defines the rules and conditions under which skeyes fulfils its mission of public service.

Activity Zone

Main Operating Office – Brussels Airport

Tervuursesteenweg 303
B-1820 Steenokkerzeel
Tel. + 32 2 206 21 11
Fax + 32 2 206 22 88

Antwerp Airport

Internationale Luchthaven Antwerpen
B-2100 Deurne

Brussels South Charleroi Airport

Aéroport de Charleroi-Brussels South
Bâtiment S6
B-6041 Gosselies

Liège Airport

Aéroport de Liège
Bâtiment 86
B-4460 Grâce-Hollogne

Ostend Airport

Internationale Luchthaven Oostende
Nieuwpoortse Steenweg 889
B-8400 Oostende

Kortrijk-Wevelgem Airport

Internationale Luchthaven Kortrijk-Wevelgem
Luchthavenstraat 1, Bus 1
8560 Wevelgem

Bertem radar station

Station radar
Koppelstraat 63
B-3060 Bertem

Saint-Hubert radar station

Radar des Ardennes
B-6870 Saint-Hubert