Practical information for Belgian journalists joining the State Visit

On this page the registered journalists can find practical flight information which is useful to know before the start of the State Visit to the Democratic Republic of Germany.



Tuesday 05 December 2023

07:00 - 07:30 Check-in of the press delegation at Melsbroek Airport

07:45 - 08:15 Check-in of the official delegation (including luggage of the Ministers) at Melsbroek Airport

08:45 Arrival of the Ministers at Melsbroek Airport

09:20 Arrival of TTMM the King and the Queen at Melsbroek Airport and official departure ceremony

09:30 - 11:15 Governmental flight from Melsbroek Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Airport (flight duration: 1h45)

12:00 - 13:00 Transfer of the luggage of the delegation members/press from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Hotel Adlon Kempinski and Motel One 

12:15 Check in of TTMM the King and the Queen, the Ministers and a restricted official delegation

16:30 Check in of the press delegation at Motel One 


Thursday, 07 December 2023  

06:45 - 07:00 Drop off of luggage of the press delegation in luggage room at reception of Motel 1

07:00 - 07:15 Transfer of the luggage of the press delegation from Motel One to Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin

07:00 - 07:40 Drop off of the luggage of all passengers of the governmental aircraft Dresden-Brussels on the ground floor in Winter Garden at Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin

12:00 - 12:45 Motorcade transfer of the Royal luggage and luggage of the delegation members from Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Airport with the Royal luggage truck and BFTA luggage truck

14:30 - 15:30 Technical flight governmental aircraft (Airbus A330 CEO) from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Dresden Airport

16:00 - 16:45 Transfer for business delegation from JT Energy to Dresden Airport

16:20 - 16:40 Transfer for academic delegation from TUD Campus to Dresden Airport

16:30 - 17:00 Transfer of the officials from Hilton Hotel to Dresden Airport

17:00 Check in at Dresden Airport for the passengers of the governmental flight

18:30 - 20:20 Governmental flight from Dresden Airport to Melsbroek Airport 



The passengers will receive all their boarding pass(es) and luggage tag(s) at the check-in desk at Melsbroek Airport on Tuesday 05 December 2023. Please make sure to fix the luggage tag onto your suitcase. Without it your luggage is likely to get lost.

Luggage allowance: maximum 1 piece of check-in luggage (max. 20 kg), 1 piece of hand luggage (max. 45x35x20 cm, max. 8 kg), and 1 personal item such as camera, microphone or tripod.

Please find below the access map to Melsbroek Airport for the official, business and academic delegations. 

There are NO PARKING FACILITIES at Melsbroek airport.