75% of the company's shares are held by a consortium of private investors. The Belgian State has an interest of 25% of the shares.
Brussels Airport Company SA is the successor of the société anonyme de droit public Brussels International Airport Company (BIAC) that came into being after the merger between the ground activities of the Belgian Airways and Airports Agency and the Brussels Airport Terminal Company SA (BATC).
BIAC was renamed The Brussels Airport Company SA at the general shareholders' meeting of 4 October 2006. On 1 July 2013 The Brussels Airport Company changed its name to Brussels Airport Company.
The Board of Directors is composed of eleven members. Apart from the Chairman and the CEO, the Board consists of six members designated by the consortium of private investors and three members designated by the Belgian State.