Amsterdam Airport

Amsterdam Airport, known officially as Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, is the main international airport of the Netherlands, located 20 minutes from the city, in the municipality of Haarlemmermeer. It is the fourth busiest airport in Europe in terms of passengers. The airport serves as the main hub for KLM and KLM Cityhopper, its regional affiliate, as well as for Arkefly, Corendon Dutch Airlines, Martinair, and It is a European hub for Delta Air Lines and a base for Vueling. Amsterdam Airport serves approximately 50 million passengers per annum and operates several intercontinental airlines.


Amsterdam Airport has one terminal comprised of all facilities. The terminal is divided into three sections: 1, 2, and 3, with piers or concourses connected. It is possible to walk from between piers, even the ones connected to different halls on both sides of security of border inspection except for the low-cost pier (passengers cannot access other areas once airside). Departure Hall 1 is comprised of Piers B (14 gates) and C (21 gates), both of which are dedicated Schengen areas. Departure Hall 2 is comprised of Piers D and E. Pier D, the largest pier, has two levels. Non-Schengen flights operate in the lower floor while the upper floor is used for Schengen flights. Pier E is a dedicated non-Schengen area which has 14 gates and usually serves as the hub for SkyTeam airlines: Delta Air Lines and KLM, along with other members, such as China Airlines and China Southern Airlines. Departure Hall 3 is comprised of piers F (8 gates), G (13 gates), H (7 gates), and M (7 gates). Pier F is typically used and dominated by SkyTeam members KLM, Kenya Airways, China Airlines, and China Southern Airlines. Pier G is the only terminal that operates daily Airbus A380 service by Emirates while Piers H and M are used by low-cost airlines. Piers F, G, and H are non-Schengen areas while Pier M is a dedicated Schengen area. The General Aviation Terminal operates as the KLM Jet Center.

Services and Facilities

There’s a wide range of amenities and facilities within the terminal building to ensure that all passengers and visitors going through the airport have a comfortable and hassle-free experience. Public transport is made available such as taxis and buses, which are conveniently located in front of Arrivals and Departure halls. The direct train service from within and outside the city stops at the train station located under Schiphol Plaza at the terminal’s central hall. Bars, cafes, and restaurants are scattered throughout the terminal so passengers can eat anytime, anywhere within the airport. There’s also a wide variety of shops, including duty-free shops, within the terminal and also at the Schiphol Plaza. There are also business facilities for your business and office equipment needs, including telephone services, secretarial services, and more. A communication centre offers Internet facilities, mini-offices, and a post office. The airport’s Skyport business centre has rooms that can be rented for meetings. Facilities are also available for disabled passengers such as automatic doors, toilets, lifts, and wheelchairs which can be provided upon request. Electro-car services are also offered within the airport as well. The world’s first permanent airport library opened at Amsterdam Airport in 2010. Passengers can also read and download e-books, and download music by Dutch artists for free.

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 Getting To & From the Airport

Driving hide 

From the city, get on A10 in Amsterdam Nieuw-West from Raadhuisstraat and s105. Take A4/E19 to Ceintuurbaan Zuid in Schiphol then take exit 2 from A4/E19. Drive to Ceintuurbaan Zuid, stay on Ceintuurbaan Zuid. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol will be on the left. 

Trains hide 

If you’re coming in from within the country, you can take the train to Schiphol Station. You can walk straight to the departure or arrival hall of the airport via Schiphol Plaza. For international train connections, there are several trains such as Thalys, ICE International, CityNightLine and Eurostar that operate between Schiphol Station and other parts of Europe.

Buses hide 

The airport has an extensive network of direct bus lines linked to surrounding towns and cities. Schiphol Sternet, Zuidtangent, and Interliner provide fast bus services to Amsterdam. 

Taxi hide 

Taxi ranks are located in front of the departure hall. There are different types of taxis that you can take: combined travel, private travel, and Schiphol business taxi.  

 Who flies to Amsterdam

 Airport Contact Details

Amsterdam Airport

Evert v/d Beekstraat 202,
1118 CP,

Tel:' 0900 0141 (Nederland) +31 207940800 (Buitenland


 Location Details

Longitude:4° 46' 5'' E
Latitude:52° 18' 29'' N
ICAO code:

 Airport Location

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