Air traffic at Schiphol uses six runways.
At Schiphol, there are three official spotters places:
|Panoramaterras Means Panorama Terrace. From the Panorama terrace at Schiphol airport you can enjoy the beautiful view of the platform. Here you can see the handling procedures of aircraft, aircraft taxiing and in the distance, taking off and landing aircraft. Around the panorama terrace are several restaurants.Adress: Evert van de Beekstraat 202, 1118 CP, Schiphol, the Netherlands
|De Polderbaan You can see the aircraft land or take off here. There are mobile toilets. Some days there is a snack car.Adress: IJweg 614, 2141 CN Vijfhuizen, the Netherlands
|De Buitenveldertbaan You can see the aircraft land or take off here. This official spotters place is located near a McDonald ‘s restaurant.Adress: Loevesteinse Randweg 230, 1118 EL Schiphol, the Netherlands
Just check out the following videos:
De polderbaan at sunset
De Polderbaan. Music: Sweet Plane – UGLi
The Dutch police helicopters are stationed at Schiphol East.