Tips and Trips: Belgian Grand Prix

The Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps motor-racing circuit is the venue of the Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix. The seven-km-long track is located close to the town of Francorchamps, Stavelot.

Belgian Immigration

Non-EU citizens

Passengers arriving from another Schengen country they will be treated as domestic travelers.

Passengers arriving from a non-Schengen country they require the following:

  • A valid Schengen visa is required unless you are a citizen of an exempted country
  • A passport

EU Citizens

Passengers arriving from another Schengen country will be treated as domestic travelers.

Passengers arriving from a non-Schengen country will require a valid passport.

Crew

Non- EU citizens

Crew arriving from another Schengen country will be treated as domestic travelers.

Crew arriving from a non-Schengen country will require the following:

  • A valid Schengen visa, unless you are a citizen of an exempted country
  • A passport

EU Citizens

Crew arriving from another Schengen country will be treated as domestic travelers.

Crew arriving from a non-Schengen country will require a valid passport.

Belgian Customs Rules

Arriving from an EU state:

There are no regulations for import of personal goods / items of non-commercial nature.

Arriving from non-EU state:

  • Personal items of non-commercial nature worth up to 430 Euro when travelling by air or sea
  • Tobacco and alcohol for personal use only

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers.

Destination Airports

Brussels South Charleroi Airport

  • IATA: CRL, ICAO: EBCI
  • N50-27.6/E004-27.2
  • Elevation: 614 ft.
  • Fuel: JET A1 / AVGAS
  • Time Zone Info: Western Europe GMT +1
  • Distance to Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps: 132 km

Private Flights

Landing and overflight permits are not required.

Parking

Prior booking is required.

Fuel Service

JET A1 / AVGAS

Liège Airport

  • IATA: LGG, ICAO: EBLG
  • N50-38.1/E005-26.3
  • Elevation: 659 ft.
  • Fuel: JET A1 / AVGAS
  • Distance to Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps: 134 km

Private flights

Landing and overflight permits are not required.

Non-scheduled flights

Landing and overflight permits are not required.

Parking

Limited parking will be available during the Grand Prix. Parking will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Fuel Service

  • Air BP
  • Air Total
  • Q8 Aviation
  • Vitol Aviation

Brussels Airport

  • IATA: BRU, ICAO: EBBR
  • N50-54.1/E004-29.1
  • Elevation: 184 ft.
  • Fuel: Jet A1
  • Distance to Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps: 56 km

Private Flights

Landing and overflight permits are not required.

Parking

There are no parking restrictions.

Fuel Service

  • Air Total
  • Q8 Aviation
  • Air BP
  • Brussel Airfuels (BAS)
  • Skytanking

Accommodation

Hotels near Brussels South Charleroi Airport

  • Best Western Aero 44
  • Charleroi Airport Hotel
  • IBIS Airport Hotel

Hotel near Leige Airport

  • Sheraton Airport
  • Crowne Plaza
  • Golden Tulip
  • Holiday Inn

Hotels near Brussels Airport

  • Sheraton Airport
  • Crowne Plaza
  • Golden Tulip
  • Holiday Inn

Hotels near Grand Prix

http://www.spa-francorchamps.be/en/tourism-accommodations.php

Transport

Car Rental

  • Hertz
  • AVIS
  • Europcar

Bus and Trains

Information available on http://www.spa-francorchamps.be/en/access-train-bus.php