Traffic and transport figures for March 2017

In March 8.9% more passengers travelled to, from and via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol than in March 2016. The number of passengers in March thus came to almost 5.2 million. This growth partly stems from the larger aircraft which are serving Schiphol, with an average of four seats more per aircraft than in March last year.

The number of arriving and departing passenger flights increased by 7.1%. The number of arriving and departing cargo flights decreased by 0.6%. This brings the average increase in the number of aircraft movements to 6.9%.


Of the almost 5.2 million passengers, more than 3.6 were travelling within Europe. The highest growth in the number of passengers within Europe was found on flights to and from Spain, followed by the United Kingdom and Italy.

The number of intercontinental passengers was more than 1.5 million, which was 8.2% more than in March last year.

A total overview of the traffic and transport figures can be found here.

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