•  51 million passengers in 2012

•  101 airlines serving 317 scheduled destinations (inclusive of cargo destinations)

•  139,000 passengers on 1,114 flights on an average day

•  One-terminal concept

•  Excellent transfer connections

•  High peak hour capacity, short turnaround times


•  Successful formula: Schiphol has proven to be a consistent winner of prestigious
awards as passenger and cargo airport and for its airport marketing.


•  Excellent landside access

•  Railway station underneath the terminal building

•  15 minutes to the city center of Amsterdam, 7 trains per hour

•  7 minutes to WTC, Amsterdam, 12 trains per hour

•  Also The Hague, Rotterdam and Utrecht are close by: 30 minutes

by train to the city center of The Hague and Utrecht and 45 minutes

to the city center of Rotterdam

•  23 trains per day to Belgium, Brussels

•  13 high-speed trains to Paris (connecting time; only 3 hours)

•  Direct access to national road network

•  Dutch people who made a difference: Vincent van Gogh,

Rembrandt van Rijn, Gerard Adriaan Heineken, Anthony

“The Flying Dutchman” Fokker, Anne Frank, DJ Armin

van Buuren and Tiesto, Johan Cruijff, Anton Philips


•  Main cities: Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Eindhoven,

Utrecht, The Hague, Maastricht, Breda, Groningen


•  Main attractions: Canal cruise Amsterdam, Anne Frank House,

Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Diamond Centre, Madurodam, Keukenhof, Delta Works, Zaanse Schans (Mills),

Flower auction Aalsmeer


•  Dutch multinationals: Royal Dutch Shell, Unilever,

Tata Steel, ING Group, Fortis, ABN-AMRO, Aegon,

Philips, Royal KPN, Heineken, Grolsch, AHOLD,

TomTom, Bugaboo, Largest port in Europe

•  Five main runways


•  Peak hour capacity:

106 movements in arrival peak,

110 movements in departure peak


•  Slot Coordinated


•  Operating hours: 24 / 7


•  One terminal with 7 piers


•  Minimum connecting times:

40 minutes EUR and

50 minutes ICA


•  Aircraft stands:

 - Gates : 91

 - Apron : 78

 - Cargo : 25



The Netherlands ranks high in Europe

in ‘best business location to establish

a company’ and is worldwide one of

the ‘best countries to do business in’



• Stable and effective political system

• Excellent macro-economic environment

• Efficient financial sector

• Flexible labor market

• Internationally oriented economy

• Competitive tax environment

• Dutch economy is relatively robust


Source: Holland Compared by AgentschapNL


on the list of ‘Low unemployment’ within the EU

on the list of ‘Moderate inflation’

largest cargo airport in Europe

on the list of ‘High average income’

on the list of the most ‘competitive economies’






•  Total passengers: nr. 4 in Europe

•  Travel for business reasons: 36% of passengers

•  Average load factor: 80,7%

•  25 full freighter airlines (Cargo: 1,5 million tonnes in 2012)


Annemiek Holkeboer

Marcel Lekkerkerk

Liesbeth Leurdijk

Andrew Land

Hanne Buis

Jasper Spruit

Wilco Sweijen