Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is a public airport that serves Amsterdam, Netherlands. The airport operates with around six asphalt runways that measure between 2,014 and 3,800 meters or 6,608 and 12,467 feet. The airport serves as hub for airlines like Arke, Corendon Dutch Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Easyjet, KLM, KLM Cityhopper, Martinair Cargo, Transavia, and Vueling. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol uses a one-terminal concept where all of the airport’s facilities can be found within one roof. The airport’s facilities include three departure halls namely departure hall 1, departure hall 2, and departure hall 3, along with a general aviation terminal, in addition to the Rijksmuseum operating via the airport annex.s
Where to go
The Netherland’s North Holland Province offers destinations such as Verzetsmuseum, Zuiderzee Museum, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Efteling, West Frisian Islands, Royal Palace of Amsterdam, Muiderslot, Heineken Experience, along with Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, to name a few. Verzetsmuseum, or the Dutch Resistance Museum, is located within Amsterdam’s Plantage neighborhood. The museum has been chosen as the best historical museum within all of the Netherlands. Additionally, the museum tells the story of the Dutch during the WWII, when Nazi Germany occupied the Netherlands. Among the museum’s permanent exhibits feature recreation of the atmosphere of the streets of Amsterdam during the occupation, along with photos, posters, films, and sounds, among other objects.
Short-haul destinations from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol include Cairo, Egypt; Rome, Italy; and Munich, Germany, to be reached with an hour to four-hour flights. Rome, in the country of Italy, offers Pantheon, Roman Forum, Piazza Navona, Trevi Fountain, Vatican Museums, Palatine Hill, and Spanish Steps, to name a few. Trevi Fountain located within Trevi, Rome, Italy is a fountain made in 1762, by Nicola Salvi and Pietro Bracci. Trevi Fountain is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and is among the most famous fountains in the world. It measures around 26.3 meters or 86 feet high, and 49.15 meters or 161.3 feet wide.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol operates long-haul flights to international destinations such as Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Seoul, South Korea; and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, among others. These destinations can be reached with flights that take more than six to around 12 hours from point of origin. Rio de Janeiro offers Ipanema, Christ the Redeemer, Santa Teresa, Maracanã Stadium, Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí, Escadaria Selarón, Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden, and more. Escadaria Selarón or the Selaron Steps, refer to the infamous steps within Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The steps are by Jorge Selarón and serve as his tribute to the Brazilian people. Constructed from 1990 to 2013, the stairs have 215 steps in total and measure approximately 125 meters or 410 feet in height.
How to get out
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has flights to destinations such as Ljubljana, Cork, Moscow, Cairo, Toronto, Madrid, Palma de Mallorca, Aruba, Miami, Orlando, Istanbul, London, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Heraklion, Prague, London, Manchester, Milan, Hamburg, Nairobi, and Helsinki, in addition to many others. Fly to these destinations via scheduled, seasonal, seasonal charter, and charter flights provided by Adria Airways, Aer Lingus, Arkefly, Corendon Dutch Airlines, easyJet, KLM, KLM operated by KLM Cityhopper, Transavia, Vueling, and more.
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