Rotterdam The Hague Airport, an airport with class

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Rotterdam The Hague Airport is the new name of the airport which most people still known as Airport Zestienhoven Rotterdam Airport. Despite the fact that it is a small airport is still a major airport, especially for South Holland. Rotterdam The Hague Airport offers both international and international flights. What is useful to know when you're flying from or arriving at Rotterdam The Hague Airport. An overview of key issues.

Name change

As of February 10, 2010 the name of the airport is changed in Rotterdam The Hague Airport. The airport is known by the general public as Rotterdam Airport and Airport Zestienhoven.
The cities of Rotterdam and The Hague are working together on what is called the Metropolitan Region Rotterdam The Hague. A first step is changing the name of the airport in Rotterdam The Hague Airport. Rotterdam and The Hague wish with this metropolitan region more international profile and thus attract international companies to establish themselves in this region. There are many benefits including jobs that reach take to settle these new companies in this good environment.

The airport

Rotterdam The Hague Airport is ideal for leisure and for business people. Many international flights have this airport as their base. There is also a large number of scheduled services calling at Rotterdam The Hague Airport.
The airport is under the smoke of Rotterdam and is very easily accessible from both Rotterdam and The Hague. Car traffic from The Hague may have some problems with some delays due to traffic jam in the direction of Rotterdam but generally this is a real problem. Arriving at the airport there is ample parking close to the entrance of the airport. After parking is at most a few minutes walk to the entrance to the departure hall.
The check-in procedure is very fast so that it is not necessary to be present in advance of hours. This is of course desirable but generally you are very quickly completed the check after arriving at the airport.
Once through customs you almost immediately stand in hall from where you get on the plane.
Due to the good access to the airport, the short distances and fast check-in, the journey begins without the stress or you're in time for the boarding of the flight.
Food and drink
At the airport there are several possibilities for consuming a snack or a drink. It features a self-service restaurant and café / restaurant Horizon accessible to passengers and visitors. There is also an espresso bar and a sandwich corner.
Panorama Terrace
Besides café / restaurant Horizon is the access to the Panorama Terrace. From this terrace there is a view over the airport and there is the opportunity to say goodbye to passengers while they go to the plane.
Wireless Internet
Throughout the airport building there is the possibility to use wireless internet. Anyone with a laptop or PDA with WiFi capability can use this Internet service. Passengers who have already passed the security check, this is free. Anyone who did not pass the security check can also access the Internet alone is not free.
For passengers who do not have laptops or PDAs, there are computers with internet access in the transit hall. This can also be used free of charge from.


Of course there is a possibility of renting a car. Rental companies that are located at Rotterdam The Hague Airport are Avis, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt. Budget also have the option to rent a car but has no manned office at the airport. Renting a car from Budget can be arranged by telephone.
Behind the car rental counters is the travel agency Travel Slide. This travel agency specializes in all flights and business travel departing from Rotterdam The Hague Airport.
When visiting this agency is advisable to park the car on P2. During your visit to this agency you will receive an exit ticket, which is valid for two hours so that you can park for free for the duration of two hours.

Check in

The check-in opens two hours before flight departure. For vacation and scheduled flights are advised to check in 90 minutes before departure of the flight. Check-in desks close 40 minutes before the scheduled departure of the flight. Passengers who arrive after the closing of the check run the risk of no longer be accepted on the flight.
An exception is made for flights with CityJet Airlines. Here passengers can check up to 20 minutes before the scheduled departure.
Transavia and CityJet provide the ability to check-in at home and to choose a chair. You can then print out your boarding pass at home already. This can usually check in online from 24 hours before departure of the flight up to 3 hours before departure.

Accessibility of Rotterdam The Hague Airport

By car
From Breda
A16 towards Rotterdam. At Terbregseplein A20 North ring. When Kleinpolderplein A13 towards The Hague.
Exit Rotterdam Airport, follow the signs.
Rotterdam Airport from The Hague / Amsterdam
A4 towards The Hague. To follow the intersection Prins Claus Square Rotterdam.
Exit Rotterdam Airport, follow the signs.
Rotterdam Airport from Hoek van Holland
E25 / A20 towards Utrecht. When Kleinpolderplein A13 towards The Hague.
Exit Rotterdam Airport, follow the signs.
Rotterdam Airport from Utrecht
A12 towards Rotterdam. At Gouda A20 to Hoek van Holland. When Kleinpolderplein A13 towards The Hague.
Exit Rotterdam Airport, follow the signs.
Rotterdam Airport from the direction of Zeeland
A29 / A15 towards Europoort. When Beneluxplein A4 towards Rotterdam. When Kethelplein A20 North ring. When Kleinpolderplein A13 towards The Hague.
Exit Rotterdam Airport, follow the signs.
Public transport
The airport is served by public transport means RET bus lines 33 and 41. Early in the morning or at night to reach the airport with bus 12.

Plane spotters

Around the airport are several places where departing and arriving aircraft are good to see. To the left of the departures from behind the fence to see the entire airport. In some cases leaves a plane right here for making you feel that you are almost blown off your bench by the engines of the aircraft. The planes come pretty low about what an impressive experience.
Left side is about half the runway also a place where pretty close can look at the planes.