Airports - Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is part of Schiphol Group. The company is a leading global airport operator, with airports both in the Netherlands and abroad in its portfolio. Schiphol Group owns and operates Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Rotterdam Airport and Lelystad Airport and has a 51% share in Eindhoven Airport. Outside the Netherlands, Schiphol USA Inc. operates Terminal 4 at JFK International Airport in New York and Schiphol Australia has an interest in Brisbane Airport Corporation, the operator of Brisbane Airport. Schiphol Group also has an 8% cross-participation in Aéroports de Paris (ADP).


  • In 2014 Amsterdam Airport Schiphol welcomed 55 million passengers and 1.6 million tonnes of cargo
  • 438,296 aircraft movements in 2014
  • 150,000 passengers and 1,200 flights on an average day
  • Amsterdam Airport Schiphol ranked 5th airport in Europe in passenger numbers and 3rd in cargo tonnes
  • More than 100 airlines operate passenger and cargo flights to and from AMS to over 319 scheduled  destinations worldwide
  • Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has 5 major runways and one general aviation runway
  • With Europe’s highest peak hour capacity with 106 movements per hour in the arrival peak and up to 110 movements in the departure peak per hour, using three runways simultaneously

Europe's Preferred Airport

It is Amsterdam Airport Schiphol's goal to be Europe’s Preferred Airport. Over the last 30 years we have won over 200 European or global airport awards, in multiple categories, from both airline and passenger organizations. We are the proud winner of various prestigious awards, such as:

  • Best Airport in Europe by Business Traveller in London - this for the 25th year in a row
  • Best Airport in Europe (25+ million passengers) from Airports Council International Europe
  • Best Airport in Western Europe and nr. 5 in the World from SkyTrax Passenger Choice Awards
  • Favourite International Airport 2014 by the Canadian Agents’ Choice Awards
  • Best Airport in Europe and Best Cargo Terminal in Europe from Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards
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