Air traffic to and from Eindhoven Airport is experiencing the consequences of the pandemic corona crisis. Of course we are closely monitoring the situation at our airport. In order to prepare your journey at Eindhoven Airport in these times, we would like to inform you about what to expect when travelling to and from us. You can find all available information here.
The government's travel warning will remain in place until mid-May. This means an urgent advice to Dutch citizens to not travel unless strictly necessary.
Preparation at home
Make sure you are well-informed about the necessary measures at the airport and from your airline. Your health and the health of other passengers and airport employees is most important. Are you travelling to Eindhoven Airport from a high-risk country ? As of January 23rd 2021 you will need to show both a formal negative COVID-19 test result as well as a negative rapid test result taken just before departure. This applies to all passengers, including Dutch nationals and passengers who have a flight transfer from Eindhoven Airport. If you don't have a negative test result before boarding, you are not allowed to travel to the Netherlands. Passengers from outside the EU or Schengen area will also need to show a signed test declaration in addition to the negative COVID-19 test to their airline and/or Royal Netherlands Marechaussee. Find more information on government.nl.
There are also measures in place in and around the terminal. The use of a non-medical face mask is mandatory for everyone in the terminal of 13 years and older. It is also mandatory in our parking facilities P1 and P4, and at the Car Rental. The terminal is only accessible for passengers, people accompanying passengers with disabilities or minors travelling alone, and airport staff. Next to that, all passengers are required to have a completed health declaration with them. Make sure you print the declaration and fill this in at home in advance. You can also save the completed declaration on your mobile phone. Keep in mind that you also need a new health declaration again for your return journey.
Carry both your face masks and your health declaration in your hand baggage. That way you have these ready at hand upon arrival at Eindhoven Airport.
The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) website gives you the latest information on the coronavirus. We strongly advise travellers to observe the hygiene measures that are in place. Cough and sneeze into your elbow, wash your hands regularly and use paper tissues. In addition, always keep a minimum distance of 1.5 metres between yourself and others.
Frequently asked questions
Can I travel safely and responsibly to and from Eindhoven Airport? Check our frequently asked questions for further information.
Do you have questions regarding your flight? Contact your airline for the actual status.
Mandatory negative COVID-19 testing
Some countries have specific requirements for travellers from The Netherlands. You can be asked to show a negative COVID-19 test. Pay extra attention to the travel requirements from the country you are travelling to. You can request a COVID test nearby Eindhoven Airport. Find the information in our Frequently Asked Questions.
Are you travelling to Eindhoven Airport from a high-risk country ? As of January 23rd, 2021 you will need to show a negative rapid test result taken just before departure, in addition to the already mandatory negative COVID-19 test result. This applies to all passengers, including Dutch nationals. It is also required if you have a transfer flight from Eindhoven Airport. If you don't have a negative test result before boarding, you are not allowed to travel to the Netherlands. Passengers from outside the EU or Schengen area will also need to show a signed test declaration in addition to the negative COVID-19 test to their airline and/or Royal Netherlands Marechaussee. Find more information on government.nl.
All passengers are required to show a health declaration upon request at Eindhoven Airport, during the flight or at the airport of your destination, whether you are departing from or arriving at Eindhoven Airport. The questionnaire has been drawn up by the GGD and RIVM. Passengers should keep the form with them during the trip. If one of the questions on the form is answered with "yes", the passenger will not be allowed on board by the airline. You can print the health declaration or save it on your mobile phone. Are you flying with Transavia? Then the health declaration will be filled in during your online check-in process. It is not required then to print or save it on your mobile anymore.
Passengers travelling to The Netherlands from high-risk areas are required to self-quarantine for 10 days. After 5 days, you can take another test. If you test negative and do not have any symptoms, you may come out of quarantine. For more information about this, please contact the local health authority (GGD). High-risk areas have been given a red of orange colour code (do not travel or only essential travel) by the Dutch government. You can find more information about the travel advice for every country on Netherlands Worldwide.
Night curfew and travelling
Currently there is a night curfew in place in The Netherlands. This means that you may not be outside between 10 pm and 04.30 am. Eindhoven Airport will remain open for strictly necessary passenger flights and emergency services during these hours.
Passengers travelling to Eindhoven Airport during the hours of curfew may travel home. You need to be able to show a valid ticket. Are you travelling from Eindhoven Airport during curfew? Then you need both a personal declaration and a valid ticket.
Please be aware that it is not permitted to drop someone off or pick them up at Eindhoven Airport during the hours of curfew. Alternative options for passengers are to use own transportation or public transport.
Questions about your flight
Has your flight been cancelled or do you have questions regarding the measures during your flight? Please contact your travel agency or airline.