Flights and luggage


Wednesday, 22 March 2023

06:00 Latest check-in of the press delegation at Melsbroek Airport

06:30 Latest check-in of the business and academic delegation at Melsbroek Airport

06:45 Latest check-in of the official delegation (including luggage of the Ministers) at Melsbroek Airport

07:45 Arrival of the Ministers at Melsbroek Airport

08:20 Arrival of TTMM the King and the Queen at Melsbroek Airport and official departure ceremony

08:30 – 20:50 (+1 hour ahead of Brussels) Governmental flight from Melsbroek Airport to Waterkloof Airforce Base (flight duration: 11h20)

Breakfast, lunch and a light dinner will be offered on board.

Saturday, 25 March 2023  

06:00 Arrival press, business and academic delegation

08:00 Check-in, screening and  boarding

08:30 - 10:50 Flight from Waterkloof Airforce Base to International Airport of Cape Town (flight duration: 2h20)

Breakfast will be offered on board.

Monday, 27 March 2023

05:45 Latest check-in press

06:00 Latest check-in business and academic delegation

08:30 - 22:05 Governmental flight from International Airport of Cape Town to Melsbroek Airport (flight duration: 13h35)

Breakfast, lunch and a light dinner will be offered on board.



The passengers will receive all their boarding pass(es) and luggage tag(s) at the check-in desk at Melsbroek Airport on Wednesday March 22. 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) and 1 piece of hand luggage (max. 45x35x20 cm, max. 7 kg).

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

There are NO PARKING FACILITIES at Melsbroek airport.