News: Zwanenburgbaan runway in use instead of Kaagbaan runway

From 00:00 on Monday 11th October to 12:00 on Wednesday 13th October, the intersection of the Aalsmeerbaan Runway and Kaagbaan Runway (taxiway E1) is undergoing major maintenance. As a result, the intersection will not be available to taxiing aircraft. Due to this, the Kaagbaan will also be out of use or limited in use for air traffic for some time. On those days the Zwanenburgbaan can be used for landings from or starts to the south.

Published on: 6 October 2021

Works combined

The Aalsmeerbaan runway will be undergoing maintenance from 27 September to 13 October, after which the Kaagbaan runway will then undergo maintenance from 13 to 22 October. The work will be combined with maintenance on the intersection between the Aalsmeerbaan and the Kaagbaan, Taxiway E1.

Kaagbaan runway maintenance

During maintenance on the Kaagbaan, that will take place from 13 to 22 October, air traffic will make more use of the Aalsmeerbaan, Zwanenburgbaan and Buitenveldertbaan. On Wednesday 20 October, work will again be carried out on the intersection between Aalsmeerbaan and Kaagbaan runways, which means that the Aalsmeerbaan will also be unavailable during the day. Traffic is expected to use the Zwanenburgbaan for landings and take-offs from the south. The Buitenveldertbaan could also be used.


If you have any questions about air traffic during this period of maintenance, please contact the Local Community Contact Centre (BAS) at or call 020-6015555. The Notifly app allows you to follow live air traffic around Schiphol. Download Notifly here.