Checo77
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2 Hours In AMS-can I Make It To The View Terrace?

Sun Apr 03, 2005 11:01 am

I will be flying ATL-AMS in June and then connecting on to PRG. I wanted to ask, my connection time is exactly 2 hours, 20min. In this time, considering no delays, can I make it to the view terrace to make plane-spotting ans take some nice pictures? If yes, where the terrace is located?How do I get there? I know that people loves this terrace for the very nice views on widebodies.
Thanks in advance,
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Adam
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RE: 2 Hours In AMS-can I Make It To The View Terrace?

Sun Apr 03, 2005 12:38 pm

Quoting Checo77 (Thread starter):

yes you will have enough time

go out through customs and follow the signs

you will have about 30-60 minutes there depending on the time in line at passport control
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RE: 2 Hours In AMS-can I Make It To The View Terrace?

Sun Apr 03, 2005 12:46 pm

After you get past customs and arrive in Schipol Plaza (which is the area you enter as soon as you go through the doors after baggage pick-up) look for the Burger King (you can't miss it). When you're facing Burger King, look to your right side and you'll see some stairs a few meters away, thats what you want. Just go up the stairs and there you are! You can't miss it, it's all signed out as well! Have a good time!

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RE: 2 Hours In AMS-can I Make It To The View Terrace?

Sun Apr 03, 2005 4:57 pm

Adam,

Coming from ATL on Delta or KLM?

DL uses the G-concourse, so if you go through customs in Arrival Area 3, that Burger King is a 2 minute walk. The stairway up is in the corner next to the Supermarket "Food Village" which is opposite to BK.

Traveling to PRG you will probably depart from the D- or E-concourse. Boarding is 30 minutes before departure time, but be aware of long queues before Immigration!

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RE: 2 Hours In AMS-can I Make It To The View Terrace?

Mon Apr 04, 2005 3:16 am

I´m flying with KLM from ATL, arrival in AMS at 8:00am. My flight to PRG is operated by OK at 10:20 that always leaves from D-concourse.
Thanks to every one, I will try it then.
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Adam
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RE: 2 Hours In AMS-can I Make It To The View Terrace?

Mon Apr 04, 2005 4:10 am

Is 1 hour 15 mins enough?
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RE: 2 Hours In AMS-can I Make It To The View Terrace?

Mon Apr 04, 2005 10:25 am

Quoting MADtoCAE (Reply 5):
Is 1 hour 15 mins enough?

In my experience, thats a bit tight. I personally wouldn't risk anything under 2 hours, but thats just me.

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