Our Vision 2050: Quality of Life

Improving the quality of the living environment

Ensuring the best possible Quality of Life for local and global communities is the central pillar of our Vision 2050. Over the coming years, we must work alongside our customers and partners to decarbonise our operations, and to minimise the environmental impact of aviation in the Netherlands and beyond.

Facts and figures
0.23 kgs
CO2 per passenger at Schiphol
Quality of Life
Results 2019
Sustainability
Top Performance Indicator
169Kt
CO2 emissions
Quality of Life
Results 2019
Local residents
Top Performance Indicator
6.5
Reputation Score
  • Neighbours' day

    During 6-7 April 2019, about 2,000 of our neighbours visited Schiphol Airport for 'Neighbours' day', which took place on runway 18C-36C (‘the Zwanenburgbaan’).

On the road to the world's most sustainable airports
On the road to the world's most sustainable airports
Schiphol Group takes a leadership role in developing a more sustainable and responsible aviation industry. We strive to minimise the impact of our activities on local communities and the environment, which goes hand in hand with our long-term vision of operating the world’s most sustainable airports.
Facts and figures
44.5%
waste separated at Schiphol
Development of natural gas consumption and passenger numbers
  • Sustainable aviation

    Schiphol Group takes a leadership role in developing a more sustainable and responsible aviation industry.

Clearing the air
Clearing the air
Ensuring the best possible quality of life for visitors and local communities is a key part of Schiphol’s Vision, and is connected to the medium-term goal of becoming emissions-free by 2030.

Our Vision 2050

Royal Schiphol Group's Vision 2050 is to create the world’s most sustainable, high-quality airports, setting a new and aspirational goal for our organisation and the wider Dutch aviation industry. Our Vision is based on strengthening the fundamental ‘qualities’ we offer as a group: Quality of Network, Quality of Life and Quality of Service. Safety and a Robust organisation are the key enablers that support the three Qualities.