Schiphol will close the non-essential shops behind security control from tomorrow during the current general lockdown. Schiphol understands the questions this raised and has discussed this with the cabinet. The relevant shops will close from Wednesday 22 December. Food and beverage outlets behind security control at Schiphol and other Dutch airports will remain open . The exception still applies. Essential shops such as drugstores will also remain open. This is important for travelers and certainly for transfer passengers. The non-essential shops and restaurants at Schiphol Plaza, the public area, have been closed since Sunday morning.
Travellers are subject to strict requirements regarding vaccination and testing. There is an obligation to wear a face mask at airports.