Melsbroek (Brussels International Airport Zone)

Centre de Transit 127

Status

Closed/ceased migrant detention

2012

Type: Transit centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Office des étrangers

Management: State (Governmental)

Detains: Adult women, Adult men, Families, Accompanied minors

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
60
No Data
No Data
Belgium

609

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

326

Detained children (2017)

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FACILITY NAMES
Centre de Transit 127
Location

Country: Belgium

City & Region: Melsbroek (Brussels International Airport Zone), Europe

Latitude, Longitude: 50.9147832, 4.4896673

Contact Information
Haachtsesteenweg, 1820 Melsbroek
Belgium

Tel. +32 (0)2 753 53 55
Fax +32 (0)2 753 53 60.

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Transit centre

2010
Operating Period

Year of Entry 1988

Year Ceased 2012

Center Status

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2012

Status In use

2010
Management

Name State

Type Governmental

2010
Custodial Authorities

Agency Office des étrangers

Ministry Service Public Fédéral Intérieur

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2010

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult women

2010

Name Adult men

2010

Name Families

2010

Name Accompanied minors

2010
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2010

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2010

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 60

2006
Total Migration Detainees at Facility: Flow + Stock (year)

Number 1664

2012

Number 723

2011

Number 670

2010

Number 890

2008

Number 1319

2007

Number 1880

2006

Number 1604

2005

Number 1500

2003
Facility Average Daily Population (year)

Number 48.8

2004

Number 46

2003

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2010
Average Days in Detention

Number of Days 18.3

2008

Number of Days 12.6

2007

Number of Days 7.8

2006

Number of Days 10.8

2005

Number of Days 8.8

2004

Number of Days 8.5

2003

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS RATINGS

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2010

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2010
Legal Segregation

Not Applicable

2010
Family Segregation

No

2010
Age Segregation

No

2010

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

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