… that Schiphol is a remarkable place and that there are many interesting things to find out about? Like that the first military plane landed at Schiphol on 19th September 1916. Or that our airport was built on the bottom of a lake, 4 metres below sea level. You can read these and many more unique stories about Schiphol on this page.
Have you already subscribed to our YouTube channel? On it, you’ll find all kinds of fun films about what goes on at Schiphol. For example, how we prevent aircraft from colliding with birds and how we use polar bears to clear snow.
Our kids reporters go in search of interesting stories. In the first episode, Tyler goes to the Polderbaan Runway control tower to see how our runway system works. And Evy, Maarten, Linde and Liesel visit other special places at our airport.
Advice about better relationships with neighbours
More than 100 years of Schiphol.
Did you know this?
Learn more about our name and why we have polar bears at Schiphol.