In Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is the fastest growing airport (+9.1% passengers) of the top 5 European airports of 2016. Despite capacity constraints London Heathrow realized a passenger growth of 1.0%, Paris stabilized after terrorist attacks (+0.2%), Istanbul is still suffering from political turmoil and terrorist attacks, resulting in -1,7% lower passenger numbers.
In the ranking of freight airports Amsterdam Airport Schiphol managed to maintain third position in Europe (1.7 million tonnes) behind Paris Charles
de Gaulle and Frankfurt ( 2.0 million tonnes) and above London Heathrow
(1.5 million tonnes).
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