Antwerp International Airport (ANR) Information
(Antwerp, Antwerpen, Flanders, Belgium)
Serving slightly less than 200,000 passengers per annum, Antwerp International Airport is a small regional air facility and a significant hub for the CityJet airline. It services historic Antwerp, a trading city which is famous for the guild houses lining its main square. The city is also known for its amber beer, called Bolleke, and many visitors fly into the city to take part in its Bollekesfeest beer festival that takes place each August.
Located just a stone's throw south-east of the city centre, the airport is easily accessible via the city's ring road and the R11. The airport also provides easy access to the border with the Netherlands
, which is located roughly north-west from the city centre.
The bulk of the air traffic at this one-terminal complex is made up of scheduled flights from London City Airport
. Antwerp International has one short runway, which is not currently suitable for large aircraft. It is serviced by CityJet, a subsidiary of Air France, and charter airlines Jethopper, Abelag, Flyinggroup, Welcome Air and Airventure.
Antwerp International Airport (ANR)
Address: Deurne, 2100 Antwerp, Belgium
Tel: +32 03 285 6500
Antwerp International Airport is located found 5 km / 3 miles south-east of the city centre, close to the suburbs of Borsbeek and Mortsel. From the terminal, it is also easy to access other major Belgian cities such as the capital, Brussels
, via the A1 motorway and Ghent
via the E17 motorway.
- There is one restaurant onsite, the Belair
- Business travellers can make use of the Brabo Lounge, after security
- There are conference facilities in the terminal building, with three different sized conference rooms to choose from
- There is one ATM in the Arrivals area of the terminal building
- Avis car rental is located onsite, while Hertz is situated just adjacent to the airport
- Shopping is limited to one shop in the terminal building
- There is parking for approximately 500 cars, being fully accessible outside of the normal operating hours of the site
The very centre of Antwerp can be easily reached from the airport by car in around 20 minutes, by taking Diksmuidelaan street straight onto the Binnensingel (R10). From here, join the Plantin en Moretuslei / Van Eycklei (N-184) and pass by the Stadspark. By continuing past the city centre on the A12, heading northwards, it is possible to reach the Dutch border. The capital, Brussels, and the city of Ghent are also quite accessible.
There are three public bus routes that service the airport - routes 14, 21 and also 33. Bus stops are located just a short distance away from the terminal building, towards the ring road on Luchthavenlei.
Route 21 takes passengers to Antwerp's Centraal Station and also the nearby Antwerp-Berchem train station, while Route 14 connects the Rooseveltplaats, as well as the suburbs of both Mortsel and Vremde. Route 33 runs between destinations such as Hoboken, Merksem, Moretusburg and Volkstuinlei. There are also long-distance express service buses that provide links to Brussels, Amsterdam
The train station closest to the airport is not within walking distance. Passengers will either have to take the number 14 bus or a taxi to the Antwerp-Berchem train station. By car, the train station is about a ten-minute drive away.
Taxis are readily available outside the terminal building exit. The ride to the city centre takes about 20 minutes. Some of the most popular taxi companies serving the airport are Antwerp Tax NV, DTM and Fire & Ice.