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Schiphol airport: A day in the life

(CNN) -- Every year, over 50 million travelers pass through Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. With a terminal covering 600,000 square meters and handling over one million tons of cargo each year, it's one of the world's busiest airports.

Click each location on the map above to see a sequence of illuminating time-lapse videos showing the day-to-day life of the airport.

Schiphol Airport is the second destination in a special series called The Gateway where we give an alternative perspective on the world's major transport hubs using data, video and interactives.