Schiphol runway usage

From Until Landing Takeoff
00:00 02:05 18C 24
02:10 06:45 18R 24
06:50 06:55 18R 24, 18L
07:00 07:40 18R, 27 24, 18L
07:45 09:35 18R, 27 24
09:40 10:20 27 24, 18L
10:25 11:15 22 24, 27
11:20 11:55 27 24
12:00 13:10 22 24, 27
13:15 13:55 18R, 27 24
14:00 15:15 22 24, 27
15:20 15:50 18R, 27 24
15:55 16:35 27 24
16:40 17:10 22 24, 27
17:15 20:25 27 24
20:30 21:50 18R 24, 18L
21:55 23:55 18R 24

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 14-12-2019. 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