Schiphol – An Underground Journey

Schiphol has one of the most sophisticated baggage handling systems in the world. This system can handle 70 million bags annually and is a worldwide showcase for innovation and automation. Being a hub airport for national, international and transit flights makes the baggage handling system of Schiphol highly complex. A total of 21 km of transport belts carry bags with a high speed to all the various gates of Schiphol with hardly any human intervention. Creating this system required a multi-year development plan and close collaboration with key-stakeholders and suppliers.

Seeing is believing. Therefore, on the 13th of February 2015 YPP will organize a behind the scene tour at Schiphol. The top manager of the baggage department Schiphol will then give a presentation on the history of the baggage program, it’s complexity, successes and prerequisites. Afterwards, we are going to see with our own eyes what luggage has to go through – literally speaking – and the complex technology that is needed to keep all systems running.

The limit of attendants has been reached for this event (registration has been arranged via our old website)

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Date(s) - 13/02/2015
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Royal Schiphol Group

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