Die bekannte Stelle am Taxiway
Located near the runway, many spotters choose to spot from the 'Vijfhuizen' location. This location is good for spotting as it has very close views on takeoffs / landings - as long as the Polderbaan, one of the five runways of Schiphol is being used.
Schiphol ranks as Europe's 4th busiest airport by number of flights. Direct flights are operated to more than 220 destinations in 90 countries. Schiphol has five main runways. Around Schiphol Airport there are a few good places for plane spotters.
Die bekannte Polderbaan Stelle am Taxiway Vijfhuizen
The spotters location near the village of Vijfhuizen is a popular place to watch the planes. The location is very close to the Polderbaan runway. The Polderbaan is one of the five runways at Schiphol. If the wind is good, you will see departing and arriving planes every 2 minutes.
Spottershill next to the McDonald's is easy accessible by car. From highway A9 near Amsterdam take exit N231/Schipholdijk. After about 500 meters you reach Schiphol-Oost. Take the exit to the parking lot next to the McDonald's. If the wind is right, you will have a great view at the planes.
On the premises of Schiphol, before passport control, you can visit the panorama terrace. From here you have a great view on the platform. Access is free of charge. Die Terrasse ist gut ausgeschildert und daher recht leicht zu finden.
During the Nuclear Summit in 2014, leaders from all around the world visited the Netherlands, including US President Obama. one runway was used to park the planes.
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