News: A vlog from the control tower

Air Traffic Control the Netherlands (LVNL) sent us a vlog from the air traffic control tower! Air traffic controller Martijn explains how the new Zwanenburgbaan Runway night-time approach procedure works. This flight path is used at night by aircraft that come from the north and land on the Zwanenburgbaan Runway.

Published on: 11 March 2021

Click here to watch the video (in Dutch)

Nightly flight path to Zwanenburgbaan

Last May, LVNL began guiding aircraft to the Zwanenburgbaan Runway using a new, curved approach route that avoids the most densely-populated areas. The planes mainly fly around Krommenie and Assendelft. This adjustment to the night-time flight route is a measure aimed at reducing nuisance. You can read more about this on