Schiphol Airport prepares itself for the jet engine era
Week number 59-37
Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.
The platform of Schiphol Airport is reinforced for the heavy jet airplanes which the KLM will take into service in a year. A huge runway of 3300m is made, for which the hamlet Rijk will have to disappear. The first McDonnell Douglas DC-8 from the USA lands at Schiphol Airport, awaited by a.o. I.A. Aler, chairman of the board of Schiphol Airport. With the int. and ext. of the airplane.
- Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
- Publication date:
- 5 September 1959