Frequently asked questions on holding patterns

Four questions on holding patterns

Do holding patterns increase the risk of near-collisions?

At which altitude do aircraft in holding patterns fly? 

Where are the holdings located? 

What are holdings and what are they used for? 

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