Cargo transport experienced a growth at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. In 2013 a rise was recorded of +3.2% with cargo totalling over 1.5 million tonnes. Cargo transported on full-freighter services showed an increase of +5.9%, while cargo transported on passenger service flights dropped slightly by -0.6%.
The Far-East remains the region with the most dense cargo traffic flow to and from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol: 601 thousand tonnes in 2013, representing a growth of +7.2%. The Middle-East recorded a growth of +15.1% in cargo volume. Cargo traffic on North America, the second most dense traffic flow to/from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, however declined by -2.4% in 2013. The busiest month in 2013 was November, with almost 141 thousand tonnes of cargo.