Amsterdam Airport in a nutshell
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is located 15 kilometres to the south-west of the Dutch capital Amsterdam. It is situated in the Haarlemmermeerpolder. In terms of the number of passengers, this airport is the fourth largest in Europe (after London Heathrow, Paris Charles de Gaulle and Frankfurt). In 2004, the airport processed 42.5 million passengers. The airport has often been declared the 'best airport in the world.
The airport is located near the motorway, and it therefore easy to reach by car. It can also be reached by train and bus. In the terminal building there is a hotel where you can see how far hotels are removed from Schiphol and where you can book your hotel room directly.
Amsterdam Airport has a wide supply of bars, restaurants and shops. There are a large number of facilities to organise conferences, rent meeting rooms and use modern communication means. In addition, the airport has a large number of passenger-oriented facilities, including a self-service check-in, free baggage carts, a wide range of banks and exchange offices, shower facilities (paid), wireless Internet, a casino, a branch of the Rijksmuseum, etc.
In the aviation industry Amsterdam Airport is indicated by the abbreviations AMS (IATA airport code) and AHAM (ICAO airport code).
Link to official website of Amsterdam Airport