Amsterdam Airport Information
The Amsterdam airport has a number of facilities and amenities within the terminal building. Here is a list of these facilities.
There are several modes of transportation available at the airport to ensure that there is something suitable for each and every traveler. Travelers can find taxi services that are provided by the Schiphol travel taxis. This service is made available outside Schiphol Plaza. Travelers can also book taxis in advance from the airport’s official website.
There are regular public buses that transport travelers from the airport to Amsterdam and other cities in Netherlands. These buses are located on Platform A7 which is located in front of Arrivals Hall 2. There are direct train services from the airport to Amsterdam central station. There is also a direct train service to other cities like The Hague, Vlissingen and Rotterdam. The train station is located under Schiphol Plaza at the terminal’s central hall.
Eating and drinking
There is a wide range bars, cafes and restaurants located throughout the terminal in the airport. This has made sure that travelers can eat whatever they desire as they wait for their flights to take off.
There is a wide range of shops that are within the terminal and at the Schiphol Plaza. These include duty-free shops where travelers can buy souvenirs to take back home at an affordable price.
The airport also boasts of a wide range of business facilities like hiring of office equipments such as telephone services, secretarial services, among others. There is also a communication center that offers passengers internet facilities, mini-offices, and a post office. The Skyport business center has rooms that travelers can rent out for meetings. These rooms can accommodate 2-22 delegates.
There are many facilities installed at the airport to ensure that the disabled get easy access to the airport with little or no help. This includes automatic doors, toilets, lifts and wheelchairs that can be provided upon request. There is also a company within the airport that offers electro-car services. In case any special assistance is required a traveler should just inform the airline before travelling.
In the summer of 2010 Amsterdam airport opened the world’s first permanent airport library. This library offers a collection 1200 books that are translated into 29 languages by Dutch writers. The 300-square foot library also offers e-books and music by Dutch artists which can be downloaded to a laptop or mobile device at no fee.
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Amsterdam Airport info
Tel: +31 020 794 0800
Fax: +31020 604 1475
IATA airport code: AMS
ICAO airport code: EHAM
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport Post office box 7501 1118 ZG Schiphol
Facilities found at the Amsterdam airport