Schiphol runway usage

LANDING RWY: 18R

TAKEOFF RWY: 24, 18L

From Until Landing Takeoff
00:00 05:55 18R 24
06:00 06:30 18R, 27 24
06:35 07:30 27 24, 18L
07:35 09:25 27, 18R 24
09:30 10:35 27 24, 18L
10:40 11:55 27, 18R 24
12:00 12:25 27 24, 18L
12:30 13:25 27, 18R 24, 18L
13:30 13:55 27 24
14:00 14:50 27 24, 18L
14:55 16:25 18R, 27 24
16:30 17:45 18R 24, 18L
17:50 18:05 18R 24
18:10 20:35 18R, 27 24
20:40 21:55 18R 24, 18L

Source: Luchtverkeersleiding Nederland (LVNL)

Peak inbound and outbound times

During an inbound peak, Schiphol will operate 2 runways for landings and 1 runway for takeoffs.
Similarly during an outbound peak Schiphol will operate 2 runways for takeoffs and 1 for landings.

If inbound and outbound times overlap, you can expect a 2+2 configuration, with 2 runways open for landings and 2 for takeoffs.

The timeframe below is based on observations from LVNL of the past 14 days (or from start of the current season) up until 15-12-2019. Be aware that variations can and will occur.

Inbound peak Outbound peak
07:40 - 09:20 06:50 - 07:30
11:20 - 11:50 09:30 - 11:10
13:10 - 13:50 12:00 - 13:20
15:20 - 16:10 13:50 - 15:10
18:30 - 20:40 16:20 - 18:00
20:40 - 22:30