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Plane spotting at and around Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Amsterdam Airport SchipholSchiphol Airport is located In the municipality of Haarlemmermeer.  It is the largest Dutch airport and one of the most important airports in Europe.

Air traffic at Schiphol uses six runways.

Overview of the 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.

The Dutch Policehelicopters Schiphol East

The Aviation police, in the Netherlands known as the Dienst Luchtvaart Politie (Police Aviation Service), provides assistance from the air, for example by monitoring large-scale events and tracking lost persons. The unit uses helicopters that can be fitted with special equipment such as video and infrared cameras. Another of their responsibilities is to investigate all aircraft accidents.

.Look at the next videos.

3 Police Helicopters landings

POLICE05, PH-PXE, De Eurocopter EC 135 hangar arrival Schiphol-Oost

Registrations en callsigns.

Eurocopters EC135







AgustaWestlands AW139




Childeren’s farm ‘de Hoeve’ Badhoevedorp

Childeren’s farm ‘de Hoeve’ in Badhoevedorp is located in a big park with a playground. On walking distance there is a shopping centre and a busstop . There are many thing to do. If you want to know what? See the next video.

Adress: Snelliuslaan 31, 1171 CZ, Badhoevedorp, Netherlands

The childeren’s farm is open from  tuesday until sunday.

From 1 march untill 1 november: tuesday  untill friday from  9.30 hr – 16.30 hr ; saturday  en and sunday 10.00 hr tot 16.30 hr.

From 1 november untill 1 march: tuesday  untill friday from  9.30 hr – 16.30 hr ; saturday  en and sunday 10.00 hr tot 16.00 hr..

The childeren’s farm is closed at: christmasday, newyearsday and Kingsday.