Amsterdam Airport (AMS)
Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport is the 13th best airport in our worldwide airport ranking. More than 63 million passengers traveled through this airport in 2016, making it the 12th busiest airport in the world.
AMS Flight Delays and Flight Cancellations
Almost 600 flights depart from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport daily. About 20% of these flights experience a delay (more than 15 mins) or disruption. Heathrow Airport is the destination that recieves the largest traffic from Amsterdam Schiphol. Despite the fact that Amsterdam Schiphol is the third busiest airport in Europe, it maintains a good schedule, ranking 8.02 for punctuality.
On-time performance for nearby airports
For delays longer than 3 hours and cancellations, airline passengers are entitled to compensation under EU regulation. If you encounter these flight disruptions you could be eligible for up to €600. Learn more about your air passenger rights when traveling to or from Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam.
|Nearby Airport||On-Time Performance|
|Brussels Airport||Brussels, BE||8.2|
|London Heathrow Airport||London , GB||8.0|
|Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport||Paris, FR||7.2|
Had a Delayed or Cancelled Flight from AMS Airport?
Every year, about 20% of flights departing from Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam are delayed or canceled. AirHelp assists air passengers who have experienced a flight delay or cancellation to get compensation from their airline. Simply enter your flight details for any flight that has been delayed or canceled in the last 3 years to check your eligibility. You could be owed up to €600 in compensation.
Flights from AMS
Schiphol is the twelfth busiest airport in the world, making it a very important international airport. In Europe, the Amsterdam airport even takes the third spot in this ranking. The airport handles about 1.000 flights every day. KLM, EasyJet and Transavia are the airlines that carry the most passengers to and from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
Most Popular Flight Routes
|1.||AMS to LHR (London Heathrow Airport, London , United Kingdom)|
|2.||AMS to CDG (Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris, France)|
|3.||AMS to BCN (Barcelona Airport, Barcelona , Spain)|
|4.||AMS to DUB (Dublin, Dublin, Ireland Republic of)|
|5.||AMS to MAN (Manchester , Manchester , United Kingdom)|
Delayed or Cancelled Flight Routes from AMS
About 20% of flights out of Amsterdam Schiphol Airport are delayed or cancelled. There are some routes that are affected by flight delays and cancellations more often than others. Here is our list of the routes that are most frequently affected:
|1.||AMS to PBM (Paramaribo Johan A Pengel Intl Airport, Paramaribo, Suriname)||61%|
|2.||AMS to DEL (Delhi, Delhi, India)||55%|
|3.||AMS to SAW (Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport, Istanbul, Turkey)||54%|
Had a flight delay from AMS in the last 3 years? You could be eligible to claim compensation.
Did you know that any delayed, cancelled or overbooked flight you’ve taken in the last 3 years could be eligible for compensation from the airline? Wherever you’re flying from -- EU, US or international, you have unique passenger rights for the region. For flights from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, you could be eligible for up to €600 in compensation for delays or cancellations. Learn more about your air passenger rights when your flight has been delayed and what steps to take next.
How Passengers feel about AMS Airport
We analyzed passengers' opinions on Twitter about their experience traveling to and from Schiphol Airport, and the overall satisfaction level was 4.68 on a scale of 10. This means that passengers complain a lot about this airport on Twitter. Travellers have been experiencing long delays at check-in and customs, which has taken it's toll on passenger satisfaction. Helsinki and Madrid Airport for example get much better ratings from passengers.
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About AMS Airport
The number one Airport in the Netherlands is a very important European junction for passengers and cargo air travel. Schiphol processed 58 million passengers in 2015, last year this number jumped to well over 63 million. This significant increase has caused Schiphol to suffer from growing pains, passengers and airlines have been complaining about the chaos and long queues at the airport, which has caused frequent delays.
AMS Airport Location
Schiphol is located in the congregation of Haarlemmermeer, in the south of the Noord-Holland province. The airport is located about 15 kilometres southwest of Amsterdam.
- Airport IATA Code: AMS
- Address: Evert van de Beekstraat 202, 1118 CP Schiphol
- Contact: 31207940800
Getting around AMS