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Airport Facts

       

3rd in cargo volumes

In 2013 AMS processed

1.5 million tonnes of cargo

Airport codes

IATA code: AMS,

ICAO code: EHAM

Import hub and home base

AMS is one of Europe’s most important

airline hubs and one of Air France’s KLM’s and SkyTeam’s 2 European home bases

323

Worldwide destinations

99 airlines offer direct flights from AMS to 323 destinations all over the world

52,6 Million passengers

In 2013 AMS welcomed  52,6 million passengers which makes us the 4th largest European airport

Europe’s Preferred Airport

AMS won ACI Europe’s Best

Airport Award in 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013

Airport Facts
Back to top Airport Capacity

Minimum

connecting times

40 minutes EUR,

50 minutes ICA

Slot coordinated

Slots are scheduled twice a year during a slot conference

Hectares

2,787 hectares

of airport area

Peak hour capacity

Arrival peak: 106 movements

Departure peak: 110 movements

Runways and

aircraft stands

5 main runways,

98 gates, 73 aprons and 25 cargo aprons

Open

Operational 24/7

and 365 days a year

Piers

7 piers in one

terminal building

Back to top Runways

 Polderbaan

length: 3,800 metres, width: 60 metres

 

 Zwanenburgbaan

length: 3,300 metres, width: 45 metres

 

 Buitenveldertbaan

length: 3,453 metres, width: 45 metres

 

 Schiphol Oostbaan

length: 2,014 metres, width: 45 metres

 

 Aalsmeerbaan

length: 3,400 metres, width: 45 metres

 

 Kaagbaan

length: 3,500 metres, width: 45 metres

18R

36L

18C

36C

06

24

18L

36R

04

22

09

27

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  Male

  Female

  Business

  Congress / Study

  Leisure

  Visiting friends / relatives

  Other

  Netherlands

  EU (ex. domestic)

  Rest of Europe

  Intercontinental

  First flight

  1 to 3 flights

  4 to 10 flights

  > 10 flights

Passenger Profile

2

32

4

43

40

60

19

33

17

20

27

36

35

7

25

Country of Residence

Flight Experience

last 12 months

Reason for travelling

Gender

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Abu Dhabi Calgary
Accra Cancun
Agadir Cape Town
Aleppo Caracas
Al Hoceima Casablanca
Almaty Chengdu
Amman Chicago
Aqaba Curaçao
Aruba Dallas/Fort Worth
Atlanta Damascus
Atyrau Dammam
Bahrain Dar Es Salaam
Bangkok Delhi
Beijing Denpasar Bali
Boa Vista Detroit
Bonaire Dhaka
Boston Djerba
Buenos Aires Doha
Bunjul Dubai
Cairo Eilat
Scheduled Destinations

There are direct flights from AMS to 323 scheduled destinations in 99 countries,

including 25 cargo destinations.

 

Airport Facts: European Destinations

Airport Facts: intercontinental Destinations

Aalborg Birmingham
Aalesund Bodrum
Aberdeen Bologna
Ajaccio Bordeaux
Alanya Bourgas
Alesund Bremen
Alicante Bristol
Almeria Brussels
Ankara Bucharest
Antalya Cambridge
Athens Cardiff
Barcelona Casablance
Basel/Mulhouse Catania
Belfast City Chambery
Belgrade Chania
Bergen Chios
Berlin Tegel Clermont-Ferrand
Berlin Schoenefeld Cologne/Bonn
Bilbao Copenhagen
Billund Cork
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    Dalaman Moscow
    Dublin Munich
    Durham Mykonos
    Dusseldorf Nantes
    East Midlands Naples
    Edinburgh Newcastle
    Elazig Nice
    Exeter Norwich
    Faro Nuremberg
    Florence Ohrid
    Frankfurt Olbia
    Frontera Oslo
    Fuerteventura Ovda
    Funchal Palermo
    Geneva Palma de Mallorca
    Gerona Paphos
    Glasgow Paris
    Gökçen Perpignan
    Gothenburg Pisa
    Guernsey Polo
    Hamburg Ponta Delgada
    Hannover Porto
    Helsinki Prague
    Heraklion Preveza/Lefkas
    Humberside Pula
    Ibiza Reykjavik
    Inssbruck Rhodes
    Inverness Riga
    Istanbul Atatürk Rimini
    Istanbul Sabiha Rome
    Izmir Salzburg
    Jerezdela Samos
    Jersey Sandefjord
    Kalamata Santa Cruzdela
    Karpathos Santorini
    Kavala Sevilla
    Kent Sitia
    Kerkyra Skiathos
    Kiev Sofia
    Kittilä Southampton
    Konya Split
    Kos St. Petersburg
    Kristiansand Stavanger
    La Coruña Stockholm
    Lamezia Terme Strasbourg
    Lanzarote Stuttgart
    Larnaca Taba
    Las Palmas Talinn
    Leeds/Bradford Tbilisi
    Lesbos Tenerife
    Linkoping Terceira
    Lisbon Thessaloniki
    Liverpool Tirana
    Ljubljana Toulouse
    London City Trondheim
    London Gatwick Turin
    London Heathrow Valencia
    London Luton Tees Valley
    London Southend Varna
    London Stansted Venice Marco
    Luxembourg Venice Treviso
    Lyon Verona
    Madrid Vienna
    Malaga Vilnius
    Malta Volos
    Manchester Warsaw
    Manston Zagreb
    Marseille Zakinthos
    Menorca Zaragoza
    Milan Linate Zurich
    Milan Malpensa  
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    Enfidha Natal
    Entebbe/Kampala Newark
    Fez New York JFK
    Fortaleza Oakland
    Fukuoka Orlando
    Guangzhou Osaka
    Guayaquil Oujda
    Hangzhou Panama City
    Havana Paramaribo
    Holguin Philadelphia
    Hong Kong Portland
    Houston Puerto Plata
    Hurghada Punta Cana
    Jakarta Quito
    Johannesburg Rio de Janeiro
    Kathmandu Sal
    Kigali San Francisco
    Kilimanjaro Sao Pedro
    Kuala Lumpur São Paulo Guarulhos
    Kuwait São Paulo Congonhas
    Lagos Seattle/Tacoma
    Lahore Seoul
    Las Vegas Shanghai
    Lima Sharjah
    Los Angeles Sharm el-Sheikh
    Luanda Singapore
    Lusaka St. Maarten
    Luxor Taipei
    Male Tangier
    Manila Tehran
    Marrakech Tel Aviv
    Marsa Alam Tetouan
    Mexico City Tokyo
    Miami Toronto
    Minneapolis Tripoli
    Minsk Tunis
    Mombasa Vancouver
    Montego Bay Varadero
    Montreal Washington
    Mumbai Xiamen
    Muscat Zanzibar
    Nador Zaragoza
    Nairobi  
Back to top Airlines

Airlines that fly to and from AMS as per July 2013

Adria Airways
Aer Lingus
Aeroflot
Air Arabia Maroc
Air Astana
airBaltic
AirEuropa
Air France
Air Lituanica
Air Malta
Air Transat
Alitalia
ArkeFly
Armavia
Austrian Airlines
B&H Airlines
Belavia
BlueIslands
bmibaby
British Airways
Cathay Pacific Airways
Bulgaria Air
China Airlines
China Southern Airlines
CityJet
Corendon Airlines
Croatia Airlines
CSA Czech Airlines
Cyprus Airways
Darwin Airline
Delta Airlines
easyJet
Egypt Air
El Al Israel Airlines
Emirates
Estonian
Etihad
Eva Air
Finnair
Flybe.com
Garuda Indonesia
Georgian Airways
HOP!
Iberia
Icelandair
Iran Air
JAT Airways
Jet2.com
Kenya Airways
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Korean Air
LOT Polish Airlines
Lufthansa German Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Norwegian.no
Olympic Air
Pakistan International
Pegasus Airlines
Royal Air Maroc
Royal Jordanian Airlines
SAS Scandinavian Airlines
Sata Internacional
Singapore Airlines
Skywork
SunExpress
Surinam Airways
Swiss
TACV Cabo Verde Airlines
TAP Portugal
Tarom
transavia.com
Tunis Air
Turkish Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
United Airlines
US Airways
Vueling Windjet
WOW Air
Back to top Traffic Developments

In 2013 the number of passengers travelling from, to and via AMS

totalled 52.6 million; Cargo traffic remained stable at 1.5 million tonnes.

      COMPARED
  2013   to 2012 in %
Air transport movements (excl. general aviation) 425.565 0.5%
- scheduled services 396.101 0.7%
- non-scheduled services 29.464 2.4%
       
- passenger services 409.942 0.5%
- full-freighter services 15.623 0.5%
       
General aviation 14.492 0.0%
       
Total air transport movements (incl. general aviation) 440.057 0.5%
       
Passenger transport (incl. transit-direct 1x) 52.569.200 3.0%
- scheduled services 48.682.009 3.1%
- non-scheduled services 3.887.191 1.3%
       
- domestic 0 100%
- europe 35.684.871 2.9%
- intercontinental 16.884.329 3.1%
       
Transit-direct passengers 41.501 30.8%
       
Passenger transport (excl. transit-direct) 52.527.699 3.0%
       
Cargo transport (tonnes) 1.531.089 3.2%
- inbound 774.481 3.0%
- outbound 756.607 3.4%
       
- passengers services 605.044 0.6%
- full-freighter services 926.045 5.9%
       
Mail transport (tonnes) 34.872 22.9%
Back to top Awards & Acknowledgments

Over the last 30 years AMS won almost 200 European or global airport awards, in multiple categories, from both airline and passenger organizations.

Other

• Dutch Building Award for sustainable building (TransPort)

• LEED Platinum Certificate
(United States Green Building Council)

• Travel Website of the Year Award 2011
for Schiphol App (Travelution)

• Simpliflying award for Best Social Media Airport 2013

Shopping and Marketing

• Number 1 - Top Airports for
Shopping (Today Luxury Travel)

• Airport Marketing Award for
Western Europe 2011 (Routes)

Cargo

• Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards: Best Airport in Europe 2012 and Best Cargo Terminal Europe 2012

• Air Cargo Excellence Award for top Major European Airport (>1 million tonnes per annum)

Baggage

• IT Project of the Year Award 2011 for South
Baggage Hall (IT Management / ICT Academy)

• 2011 Best Baggage Initiative Award, together
with KLM (Future Travel Experience Congress)

Best airport

• Best Airport in Europe 2012 and 2013 (Business Traveller)

• Europe’s Best Airport Award 2013 (ACI EUROPE)

• Best Airport in Europe 2012 (SKYTRAX 2013)

• Agents’ Choice Award for favourite international
airport 2012 (Baxter Travel Media)

• Best European Airport in ’Best in Travel Poll 2011’ (SmartTravelAsia.com)

• Leading Edge Award for best international airport 2011 (Executive Travel Magazine)

Back to top Nice to Know

AMS has a reputation for innovation. Here are some interesting “Nice to Knows”

The Lowest

AMS is situated 4.5 meters below sea level. Only one airport in the world is situated at a lower level: Rotterdam The Hague Airport.

The Oldest

AMS is the world’s oldest international airport that is still located at the same location where the first aircraft landed (in 1916).

Security

In 2001 AMS became the first airport in the world to facilitate border passage control by means of iris recognition.

The First

In 1957 AMS was the first airport on the European mainland to open tax free shops.

Literature

In 2010 Schiphol opened the first Airport Library in the world.

 

Art

In 2002 AMS was the world’s first airport to host a museum with paintings by old masters; Rijksmuseum Amsterdam Schiphol.

Nature

In 2011, the world’s first “Airport Park”

was opened

at AMS

 

Innovation

In Baggage Hall South, Schiphol operates the world’s most innovative baggage system, with six robots to load baggage containers.