Schiphol

NOC-rate vs. Sustainability

The organisations KLM, Schiphol and LVNL have their own framework and definitions for measuring the quality of the airport operations. Each party will, based on their own framework, make operational decisions. NOC-rate and Sustainability are two indicators of the quality of the airport product, but has a different meaning to the parties involved. The objective […]

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First Innovation Leadership Award goes to…

First Innovation Leadership Award goes to…

On Monday June 8th 2008, Mr. Theo van de Ven, Sr. Manager Strategy and Charges received the first Innovation Leadership Award. The board of the Knowledge Development Centre Mainport Schiphol, praised him for his important contribution to the Mainport Schiphol and the way he has distinguished himself through dedication, leadership and creativity.

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CROS Pilot 5A (Night arrivals for runway 18R)

During night times, weather permitting, inbound traffic from the north arrives at the Polderbaan (runway 18R) and performs the final approach along fixed routes and specific procedures. This procedure causes a fair amount of annoyance. This CROS Pilot 5 project investigates the possible reduction of noise annoyance north of Schiphol when flying a different approach […]

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Increased Groundhandling Capacity Schiphol

Aircraft manoeuvres on airports range from arrivals, departures to towings and pushbacks. All these movements take place in a limited space and can lead to bottlenecks. In order to ensure that the ground infrastructure at Schiphol will continue to operate efficiently, even when traffic numbers increase, potential bottlenecks should be resolved as early as possible. […]

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Independent Parallel CDAs (IPC)

In sustainable airport development an optimal balance between customer demands and environmental constraints is key. Continuous Descent Approach (CDA) operations play a vital role in improving environmental performance in the TMA. Fixed lateral routes with a continuous descent segment have been in place since a number of years at Schiphol in single runway operations during […]

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