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You get amazing views of the airport up here but the bars wasn't open so we was freezing stood... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Nice spot to kill time with kids

Fun to watch the planes and there is also one you can climb into. Plenty of space for kids to run... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Michael Z
Singapore, Singapore
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Schiphol Amsterdam Airport, Schiphol, The Netherlands
+31 20 794 0800
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All reviews nice spot nice view follow the signs schiphol airport nice place to visit watch planes plane spotting viewing area fun to watch real aircraft on display fresh air worth a visit security check full size few hours fokker
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing upclose ground action. Dinning, picnic tables even a real Fokker 100 jet! If you love aviation or taking pictures or video this place is a must see

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You get amazing views of the airport up here but the bars wasn't open so we was freezing stood watching the planes. When in summer this area would be amazing place to watching planes from

Thank stac30
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Very nice spot to watch plane movements, visit the Fokker 100 museum (in a real live aircraft), or just hang and relax while waiting for one's dependents to arrive. Or just hang for the sake of hanging :)

Thank ClogsPL
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Fun to watch the planes and there is also one you can climb into. Plenty of space for kids to run off the extra energy during a layover

Thank Michael Z
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Very nice place to visit when you are at Schiphol airport. You do not need to go through security check, no need to pay, its free. You will have beautiful view to the airport and airplanes. Another attraction - old airplane Fokker 100 that you...More

Thank Spotter S
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

It’s a nice spot to just watch planes touch down and take off. Planes still have something magic. Every time I’m at the airport I take the time to just watch for a bit.

Thank FinchX
Reviewed 29 April 2018

One of the busiest airports in the world, Schiphol Amsterdam is a huge attraction. While in the resting lobby, you could actually go on counting the aircraft nonstop for hours and enjoy the amazing vibes of the airport. From a fully loaded duty-free store, restaurants,...More

Thank whistlinghound
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

I love that Schiphol Airport took the time to build this roof deck. There’s a real sense of love for aviation here. Normally I just bee-line for security at any airport, but this terrace is worth carving out a few minutes to visit before you...More

Thank ReadyForThisJelly
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Nice to see what you're going to sit inside maybe for hours ! Photograph if lucky to see yr a/craft & get some fresh air ! @ End of yr flight / or on rtn back maybe pop bags in left luggage/check the in &...More

Thank James_Aircraft_Fan
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Unlike the UK where viewing areas have been closed off to the public, Amsterdam Schiphol viewing area offers a good panoramic vista of aircraft with even a KLM Fokker 70 thereon which can be visited without charge. Food and drink is available from the adjacent...More

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Lourdes E
24 July 2018|
Response from stravel01 |
1.5 hour is very short. you would need to run. I have 3 hour layover and considering it
30 July 2017|
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Response from Solodam J | Reviewed this property |
Depend on how much time you have. Schiphol is quite big when you have to walk. You have to get out through the immigration first.
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Response from Antii86 | Reviewed this property |
I was there yesterday and pretty sure i saw a guy having a radio scanner with him yes. I didnt see anything about it not being allowed.
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