Schiphol Group confirms Lelystad Airport postponement due to legal issues over nitrogen deposition

    Royal Schiphol Group confirmed (30-Aug-2019) the opening of Lelystad Airport for commercial activities on 01-Apr-2020 is now postponed due to legal issues with nitrogen deposition affecting all major infrastructural and agricultural activities in the Netherlands. Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management Cora van Nieuwenhuizen is working to enable the fastest possible opening of the airport, Schiphol Group stated. [more – original PR]