Cargo transport has experienced a small reduction at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. In 2012 a drop was recorded – 2.6% with cargo totalling just under 1.5 million tonnes. Cargo transported on full-freighter services showed a decrease of – 0.9%, while cargo transported on passenger service flights went down by – 5.1%.
An overall decrease of cargo was observed in almost all regions except for
Europe. The Far-East, the region with the most dense cargo traffic flow to and
from Schiphol, dropped by – 7.9%. The second largest region North America also showed a reduction of – 7.9%. The busiest month in 2012 was March, with over
131 thousand tonnes.