Development of Schiphol Airport and Region

1900
Military Airfield
1916—1926
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport: Innovation and transportation Node
1926—1945
N.V. Schiphol: Private
Organizations From with
Public Functions
1945—1979
Schiphol Mainport & Hub
1979—2007
Mainport-Airport City
2000—2008
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Overview of the early Schiphol
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First building of Schiphol
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Bessonneau tent hangar
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Rebuilt Bessonneau tent hangar
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Collapsed Bessonneau tent hangar
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Fly-in-hangar from Fokker
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Arrival of first passenger from the Indies
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Finished 'Station' building
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Construction of 'Station' building
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Construction of 'Station' building
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Platform for new terminal, new C hangar
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Arrival of the second Air Mail plane from the Indies
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Schiphol at the start of the line service Amsterdam–Batavia
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Bigger platform and new B hangar
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Junkers G38 and Texaco Racer
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Revealing of the Wekel monument
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Handley Page Fokker
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Schiphol hangar and platform
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Replica of Departure hall in 1932 (Aviodrome)
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Replica of the departure hall in 1932 (Aviodrome)
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Departure hall of the main building
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Radio beacon
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Mark at centerpoint of landing terrain
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Jan Dellaert presents plans for D hangar
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Demolishing of Fort Schiphol
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Landing light
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Terrain lights
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Restaurant and platform
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Station building and Swiss airplane
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Extension of hotel / restaurant Ringvaart
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Attraction Schiphol (in the back the main building is visible)
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Schiphol as attraction
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Bridge over the Ringvaart
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Threat of World War II
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Schiphol: the second airport in Europe to install a runway system
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Mei 1940: Damage by bombing
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June 1940: RAF bombs Schiphol
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Bombing of Schiphol
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Rebuilding of Schiphol after WWII
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Rebuilding of hangars after the war
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Partly rebuilding of small hangars
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Vrijheidsstraat on top, tower on the bottom
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German dispersals till far in the polder
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Construction of runway
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Building of new terminal, hangars are already rebuilt
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30 years KLM
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Platform in front of Station building
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Original tangential system of Schiphol
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Freight Area under development
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Three runways are ready
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The building of the Fokker factory at Schiphol
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Hangars 7 and 8, built between 1948 and 1953
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View on platform from the tower
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First jet planes on line-services
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Start of tangential runway system
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Technical Area
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Schiphol Center and Freight area
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'Schiphol' is named into 'Schiphol-Oost'
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New Schiphol Center
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First Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet at Schiphol
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E-Pier (former C-Pier) in use
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Development of E-Pier (former C-Pier)
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Development of Schiphol-South
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First leg of D-pier finished
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Freight Area of KLM
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First leg of D-pier in use
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Terminal West and G-Pier
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Construction of West Terminal, G-Pier and train tunnel
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Schiphol in the Haarlemmermeer
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Terminal West in use
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Schiphol Plaza under construction
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'Polderbaan' runway
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Randstad and Airport City 2040

Development of Greater Amsterdam Region

1900
Monocentric Agglomeration
(Hierarchical Urban System)
1960
Monocentric Agglomeration
(Hierarchical Urban System)
1980
Polycentric agglomeration
(Polynuclear Urban System)
>2000
City Network
City Region