Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS)
History, Facts and Overview
Schiphol Airport dates back to 1916 and was originally used as a local airbase for the military.
Today, the airport boasts modern conference and business facilities, which are located at the Schiphol Business Centre and offer a range of business services for the corporate traveller, such as office hire, conference room hire, secretarial services, facsimile, PC and telephone. The Skyport Business Centre provides meeting rooms and can accommodate more than 20 people.
Also available at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) are catering and secretarial services, video and teleconferencing, a hotel reservation service, and early check-ins. Passengers can also use the facilities at the Communications Centre, which includes a post office, telephone centre, Internet facilities and mini offices. Computers, fax machines and mobile telephones can be hired from Telecom Rent Centre. Executive lounges are provided by the major airlines, with some having business facilities.
The onsite airport hotels include Hotel Mercure Schiphol Terminal, next to the customs area. There are also numerous hotels in the Schiphol area, many of which offer a free airport shuttle service.