The airport and its surrounding area remain accessible and all operations can continue as usual. The additional security measures have been put in place to prioritize the safety and security of both passengers and employees.
The ‘signal’ fits within the national threat level, which has been substantial since 2013. As in other parts of the Netherlands, extra vigilance is in place at Schiphol Airport as with other European airports. This requires some additional measures. The measures at and around Schiphol Airport must be seen in this perspective.