Frequently asked questions about runways and their use

Twelve questions about runways and their use

How are the runways used  at night?

How are the runways used during  peak periods

What is the  runway system at Schiphol?

Has noise pollution lessened through  the commissioning of the Polder runway

Which runways do aircraft  land on at Schiphol? 

Which runways do  outbound aircraft use at Schiphol?

Why was the  Polder runway built? 

When is the  Schiphol-Oost runway (04-22) used?

When is  which runway used? 

What has the commissioning of the Polder runway meant for the  noise pollution at night?

What is  the noise preferential runway use system (GPBS)?

Who decides which  runway combinations are offered? 

If the question is not present

The  Local Community Contact Centre Schiphol (BAS) is the information and complaints centre that local residents can contact with all their questions and complaints about flight traffic at Schiphol. BAS is a joint initiative of LVNL and AAS. 

Other questions are welcome at  communications@lvnl.nl