Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Airport Facts: What you would like to know

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Schiphol's airport capacity

If you're thinking about Schiphol as part of your airline route, then consider our impressive airport capacity as one of Europe’s most important airline hubs. And check out our numbers to see for yourself.

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Runways at Schiphol

We have six runways at Schiphol that total 19,467 metres to meet all your runway needs. Our six runways vary in length, width and direction.

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Schiphol's passenger profile

Who are your passengers? We track Schiphol passengers, from where they live to why they travel to how often they fly. These are our statistics for 2016. How do they measure up with your passenger profile?

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AMS destinations

What destinations do you fly to? We handle flights to 327 destinations and can work with you to expand both our air route networks.

Airlines flying to and from AMS

Join good company. There are already 108 airlines that fly directly to and from Schiphol.

Passenger and cargo traffic developments at AMS

We continue to grow each year and improve facilities and optimise processes. You can be part of our growth and take advantage of our range of services. This overview shows the increase of passengers and cargo traffic that fly to and from AMS each year.  

  2016 Compared to 2015 in %
Air transport movements
(excl. general aviation)
478,864 +6.3%
> scheduled services 460,145 +8.3%
> non-scheduled services 18,719 -27.9%
> passenger services 461,047 +6.3%
> full-freighter services 17,817 +6.2%
General aviation 17,392 +17.2%
Passenger transport
(incl. transit-direct 1x)
63,625,534 +9.2%
> scheduled services 61,263,281 +11.6%
> non-scheduled services 2,362,253 -30.1%
> Domestic 3,988 +972%
> Europe 45,132,418 10.9%
> Intercontinental 18,489,128 +5.2%
Transit-direct passengers 91,824 +133.5%
Passenger transport
(excl. transit-direct)
63,533,710 +9.1%

AMS is award-winning

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.

Did you know? Fun facts about AMS

Get to know Schiphol better with these fun facts into our history and the innovative character of AMS.

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