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Schiphol Airport Code AMS

Airport Codes

IATA CODE AMS
ICAO CODE EHAM
FAA CODE N/A
WORLD AREA CODE 461
COUNTRY CODE NLD
ZIP CODE 1118 CP
IATA METROPOLITAN CODE AMS

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 52°18'30"N / 4°45'50"E

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Weather Observations

Station ID: EHAM
Observation Time: 21/05/2021 9:52 am

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About Schiphol Airport Code

Schiphol Airport Code is AMS. This airport derives its IATA code from the capital city of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Its elevation above sea level is -3 meters. 

About Schiphol Airport (AMS)

Schiphol Airport (AMS) is regarded as Europe’s third busiest airport with passenger traffic of more than 72 million in 2019 and aircraft movements. It is home to KLM, KLM Cityhoppper, Corendon Dutch Airlines, Martinair, Transavia, EasyJet, and TUI fly the Netherlands.  

Schiphol Airport (AMS) has bagged several awards including the best airport award in 2020. 

Schiphol Airport (AMS) Runways

Schiphol Airport (AMS) is serviced by six world-class runways: 

18R/36L 3,800 m asphalt 

06/24 3,500  m asphalt 

09/27 3,445 m asphalt

18L/36R 3,400 m asphalt 

18C/36C 3,300 m asphalt 

04/22 2,014 m asphalt 

Schiphol Airport (AMS) Terminal

Schiphol Airport (AMS) features a single terminal building that is divided into three sections. The terminal hosts 223 boarding gates, 18 double jetways for handling operations of the Airbus A380. 

Nearest Airports to Schiphol Airport (AMS)

Aegean Airlines

Aer Lingus

Aeroflot

Aeromexico

Air Arabia Maroc

Air Astana

Air Canada

Air Europa

Air France

Air Malta

Air Serbia

Air Transat

airBaltic

American Airlines 

Alitalia 

American Airlines 

Anadolujet

Arkia

Austrian Airlines

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
04-22 6,608 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes
06-24 11,483 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes
09-27 11,329 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes
18C-36C 10,826 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes
18R-36L 12,467 ft 198 ft Asphalt Yes
18L-36R 11,155 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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