Schiphol’s facilities for cargo logistics: For smarter air cargo processes

Schiphol is Europe's third largest cargo gateway. We connect the world with 322 scheduled destinations in 95 countries. We serve 109 scheduled passenger airlines and 28 scheduled freighter operators (2016 figures).

Schiphol facilities include:

  • 5 main runways
  • Plentiful parking and handling for the largest of freighters
  • 400,000 m2 of cargo warehouses (60% with direct airside access)
  • Two livestock handling centres
  • Extensive temperature-controlled handling facilities
  • Community cargo management system (powered by Cargonaut)
  • Choice of 7 handling agents
  • Scheduled RFS services to/from every European airfreight centre

Factsheet: The importance of cargo

There are no more than a handful of airports in the world of aviation which successfully handle both passengers and cargo. In 2016, 1,662,282 tonnes of cargo were transported via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Schiphol takes third place in Europe, making it one of the leading European cargo airports.