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Eindhoven Airport and the corona virus

Eindhoven Airport keeps a close eye on the situation concerning the coronavirus. Eindhoven Airport is prepared and has contact with local authorities such as the Gezondheidsdienst (Municipal Health Services, or GGD) and Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu (National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, or RIVM) about the situation and measures currently being taken. We will always use the infectious disease control scenario, work closely with RIVM and GGD and follow their advice. Based on advice issued by the GGD, we advise travellers to prioritise general hygiene *, just as you would toward against other flu viruses. For instance, wash your hands thoroughly, cough and sneeze into the inside of your elbow or use tissues. The RIVM also advises residents of the province of Noord-Brabant to limit their social contacts in the event of a cold, cough or fever.  

RIVM indicates that checking travellers arriving at airports such as Eindhoven Airport is not an appropriate measure. If travellers were currently checked for fever, people with flu or a cold would be detected. According to the national guidelines, wearing a surgical face mask at the airport is only necessary for medical personnel if they work with patients (* link in Dutch only).

Eindhoven Airport works in close collaboration with airlines, handling agents and other partnercompanies at the airport and of course we share information with eachother.

Do you have questions about your flight as a result of the corona virus? Please contact your airline.

If you would like more information about the corona virus or have further questions, you can consult the RIVM website

 

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About Eindhoven Airport

Eindhoven Airport is the second largest airport in the Netherlands with over 6 million passengers in 2018. The airport serves Brainport region and connects it with Europe and makes the region internationally accessible in balance with surroundings. The convenience for the passenger comes from the airport Álways Easy’ strategy. Flights depart from Eindhoven Airport to over 80 destinations. Speed and the total airport experience are its added values. With 2000 direct jobs the airport has grown into one of the region's largest employers. Business responsibility is part of our DNA. Continuously we pay attention to the balance between international connectivity, the environment, sustainability and the quality of live. The owners of Eindhoven Airport NV are the Schiphol Group, the province Noord-Brabant and Eindhoven city.

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