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Schiphol Airport prepares itself for the jet engine era

Week number 59-37

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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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.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
5 September 1959
Length:
01:28

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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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