This new 2019 version of the Belgium Low Air 1:250.000 published by Nationaal Geografisch Instituut (NGI) is the reference for VFR flying across Belgium. It contains all information relevant to VFR pilots, overlayed on the Belgian topographical chart. The airspace changes dated from March 3rd 2019, like the new Restricted Areas around the harbors of Antwerp, Ghent and Zeebrugge, EBR20 (Brasschaat) & EBR21 (North Sea), reporting point Duffy are all included…
As of this year, the chart will only beÿavailable in 2 versions:
-ÿ1 sheet, printed recto/versoÿ- North and South ? for easy cockpit management when flying between North and South areas; available in paper and in laminated form
It contains vital information about Belgian Airspace structure and topography:
- VFR reporting points
- Civil and Military airports with name, location identifier and frequencies, length and orientation of the runway(s), information about Direction Finding (VDF) and location of traffic pattern
- Designated airspace location, dimensions, vertical extent and airspace class.
- FIS sectors with frequencies
- Fields for hang-gliders, soaring, ULM?
- Radio Navigation beacon information (including VOR, DME, NDB, TACAN and combinations) with name, frequency and Morse code identifier
- Obstacles and elevation figures
- Highways (with name), streets, railways, rivers, woods (with multi-coloring to display forest imprint and shading)
On the side, you can find a legend with more helpful information, like an overview of the Belgian airspace structure, ATIS and VOLMET frequencies, symbol interpretation, etc.
- Scale: 1:250.000
- Edition: 2019
- Date of publication: March 2019