Schiphol Airport revives, official opening of the air route Amsterdam-Eindhoven-Maastricht
Week number 45-40
Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.
Workers repair the damage to the runways and apron at Schiphol Airport that was caused by World War II. Airplanes can take off and land again and temporary buildings are being used as a station. Airport manager Dellaert is in function again. The Dutch pilot G.J. Geyssendorffer gets off a Swedish Dakota. The Minister of Transport, Th.S.G.J.M. van Schaik, takes part in the opening flight Amsterdam-Maastricht. 00:48 Dellaert; 01:22 Geyssendorffer talking to the stationmaster of Schiphol Airport, mr. Thomson; 01:39 Van Schaik (left with glasses and scarf) + Van Schaik talking to mayor of Amsterdam F. de Boer; 01:45 Van Schaik looks at a plane.
- Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
- Publication date:
- 22 September 1945