Schiphol's awards: AMS: an award-winning airport

We could tell you about our accomplishments but prefer to let our customers sing our praises. For 30 years, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has won almost 200 European and global airport awards from both airline and passenger organisations. A few recent examples:

Best airport awards

  • Agents’ Choice Award for favourite international airport 2012 and 2016 (Baxter Travel Media)
  • Best Airport in Europe 2012,2013 and 2016 (Business Traveller)
  • Europe’s Best Airport Award 2013 (ACI EUROPE)
  • Best Airport Western Europe 2014 (SKYTRAX)
  • Best International Airport (Blue Insurance Travel Media Awards 2014)
  • Best Airport 2015 (Zoover Award)
  • Best Airport in Europe 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 (Business Traveller UK)
  • Best Airport in the world 2016 (Business Travellers Award Poland)
  • Airport Marketing Award 2016 (Routes Europe)
  • Best overall Airport marketing 2016 (Routes Airport Marketing Award)
  • Best connected Airport 2017 (ACI Europe).
  • Favourite International airport 2017 (Baxter Travel Media Annual Agents' Choice Awards (Canada).
  • CAPA Centre for Aviation: Airport of the Year 2017.
  • Most efficient European airport 2017 (Air Transport Research Society).

Baggage awards

  • 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)

Shopping and marketing awards

  • Platinum Adrian Award
  • Schiphol Film Best Video channel (Grand Prix Content Marketing)
  • Marketing Award Highly Commended Routes Europe and Marketing Award
  • Highly Commended World Routes (category > 50 million passengers)
  • Global Traveler USA: Best Shopping airport and Best Duty-free shopping in Europe 2018.

Other awards

  • Diversity in Business Awards 2019: (Labour Foundation)
  • Certificate for CO20neutral operations (Airport Council International) sixth year in a row
  • AWVN Award for most inclusive organisation 2018 (AWVN)
  • International award for noise-reducing park near Schiphol 2017
  • Airports going Green Awards for Schiphol's corporate responsibility programme (Chicago Department of Aviation)
  • Dutch Building Award for sustainable building (TransPort)
  • Future Travel Experience Award 2014: Best Airport Security Initiative
  • Moodie International 2014: Best Mobile App
  • Simplifying award for Best Social Media Airport 2013

Cargo awards

  • Best Airport in Europe (Asia Car go News 2014)
  • Cargo Excellence Awards (IATA)
  • Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards: Best Airport in Europe 2012, 2014 and 2018
  • Best Cargo Terminal Europe 2012