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Blogs about Schiphol

  • A trip down memory lane at Schiphol

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    With a history spanning over 100 years, Schiphol has undergone many transformations. However, there are still relics from the past to be found here and there.

  • Inspiration for your next holiday

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    Are you thinking about your next holiday yet? This autumn, we're adding some new direct destinations that are definitely worth considering.

  • 10 fascinating historical facts about Schiphol

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    With 106 years of experience under our (seat)belt, we’ve seen and achieved a lot. To commemorate this, we’ve compiled a list of 10 historical facts and figures.

Blogs about sustainability

  • 10,000 new charging stations for electric vehicles

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    By 2030, we will have installed up to 10,000 new charging stations. These stations are essential to achieving the goal of emission-free airports by 2030.

  • Road made from recycled plastic now in use

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    This road, made from recycled plastic waste from the airport, is part of a pilot to see if this system will be a good alternative to standard asphalt roads.

  • Highest level on the way to becoming emission free

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    On 23 June, Schiphol achieved the highest level of the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme (ACA) run by Airports Council International (ACI).

Blogs about Schiphol as a neighbour

  • Planning maintenance with our neighbours in mind

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    When a runway undergoes maintenance, air traffic can sometimes be affected. That’s why the planning of runway maintenance is so important.

  • BAS, for questions & complaints about air traffic

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    The Local Community Contact Centre (Bewoners Aanspreekpunt Schiphol, aka BAS) is there to help answer your questions and to collect complaints about nuisance.

  • Can ultra-quiet homes be built around Schiphol?

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    If you live near Schiphol, aircraft noise is unavoidable and noise nuisance could be an issue. A low-noise building experiment is being set up in Hoofddorp.

Blogs about innovation

  • High-tech travel at Schiphol

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    Travelling through Schiphol is becoming smarter, safer and more sustainable thanks to all kinds of new technology and innovations in and around the airport.

  • TU Delft Master Identity Day at Schiphol

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    faster innovations for passengers and airport

  • Predicting waiting times at security

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    In 2019 we carried out a pilot to inform travellers of the ideal time to arrive at the airport so that they can go through security as quickly as possible.