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Amsterdam Airport Accessibility
The city of Amsterdam is served by Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS). Schiphol is a major SkyTeam hub and is the home base of Dutch flag carrier KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. It is. the fifth busiest airport in Europe.
I have flown through, departed from or arrived to Amsterdam’s airport more than 25 times with my power wheelchair. My associated flights have been operated by numerous carriers, including Air France, British Airways, China Southern, Delta, and KLM, on both intercontinental and intra-European (Schengen and non-Schengen) flights. The information contained here is from my own experiences, which are quite diverse.
The airport is a single terminal, with three departure halls, numbered 1, 2 and 3. Within these departure halls are piers, individually lettered B, C, D, E, F, G, H and M. All departure halls and piers are connected to one another in the airside secure area, with the exception of pier M, which serves low-cost carriers such as easyJet and Norwegian Air Shuttle. Passport Control separates the terminal. The Schengen zone contains gates serving flights to destinations within the European Schengen Area. The non-Schengen zone is the international area, with flights bound for European cities [...]