Airborne drones for marine environments and ports


Blue Drones 2019 will take place at the Port House in Antwerp.

Below you can find the address and how to get there.


Havenhuis / Port House
Zaha Hadidplein 1
2030 Antwerp

How to get there?

By public transport

  • Visit the website of De Lijn (public transport company) to plan your route:
  • Busbus stop 'Ferdinanduspolder' near the the Port House is not being served at the moment because of road works. You should take bus 620 to 776 to ‘Kinepolis Antwerpen’, at 15 min. by foot from the Port House.
  • Tram: take tram 6 or 70 to the stop 'Kinepolis', which is a 15 minute walk from the Port House.
  • Train: Antwerp Central Station is the nearest big train station, which is close by F. Rooseveltplaats where you can take a bus, or the underground station Astrid where you can take tram 6.

By bike

Calculate the shortest route with Google Maps or a bicycle route planner if you come by bike.

You can park your bicycle in the underground parking of the Port House. There are charging points for electric bicycles. The entrance is at the Mexicostraat (see map at the bottom of the page).

Velo station

There is a double Velo station right in front of the Port House avaliable, next to the entrance of the underground parking (Mexicostraat). Other nearby Velo stations are 'Indiëstraat' and 'Kambalastraat'.

By car

GPS co-ordinates: 51°14'28.5"N 4°24'26.6"E 


Participants of Blue Drones 2019 can use parking 'Straatsburg'. This parking is NEXT to the parking of restaurant 'Het pomphuis', diagonally opposite the Port House. The entrance and exit of the parking are on the Merantistraat. From here it is a two minutes walk to the Port House.