Amsterdam Airport Profile
Schiphol Group aims to rank among the world’s leading airport companies, creating sustainable value for our stakeholders and positioning Amsterdam Airport Schiphol as Europe’s preferred airport. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is our largest and most important asset.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol – a hub airport with a leading hub carrier – is a pioneer of the successful AirportCity formula. This formula is part of our main port strategy, which links the growth of the airport to the development of our network of destinations and the competitive power of the region. Our AirportCity formula is aimed at the integral development of aviation and non-aviation activities. These activities are carried out by our business areas which reinforce each other in creating growth and value.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is Europe’s fifth-largest airport in terms of passengers and third-largest in terms of cargo. In addition to our Dutch operations (Amsterdam Airport) Schiphol, Rotterdam The Hague Airport, Eindhoven Airport and Lelystad Airport), we are active directly and indirectly in the United States, Australia, Italy, Indonesia, Aruba and Sweden. Moreover, in 2008 we took a strategic 8% stake in Aeroports de Paris S.A.. Schiphol Group is structured and run as a commercial enterprise with a socio-economic function. These qualities are necessary for continued success in the competitive aviation industry, to gain access to capital markets and to make it easier to attract and retain talented employees.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is an important contributor to the Dutch economy. It serves as one of the home bases for Air France-KLM and its SkyTeam partners, from which these airlines fly to their European and intercontinental destinations. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol offers a high-quality network serving 301 destinations.
Schiphol Group has many stakeholders and their interests can be quite divergent. There are our shareholders, there is the government, in its role as legislator and regulator, there are the airlines, passengers and other airport users, there are the local communities and provincial and municipal authorities, there are our employees and there are our investors and financiers.
Schiphol Group’s revenue is almost entirely made up of airport charges, retail sales, concession fees, rents and leases, property development, parking fees and revenues from international activities. In 2010, revenue totalled EUR 1,180 million, with a net result (attributable to shareholders) of EUR 169 million. Shareholders’eguity at year-end 2010 amounted to EUR 3,109 million. Total headcount was 2,093 FTE at the end of 2010.