Purpose and mission

Lelystad Airport Businesspark

Lelystad Airport Business Park (LAB). A dynamic place where innovation and sustainability are centre-stage, and where entrepreneurs get the opportunity to run their businesses. LAB functions as a steppingstone to Europe and the rest of the world.

In the young and progressive province of Flevoland, we like to look to the future in a down-to-earth way. We do not avoid problems, but turn them into opportunities – as real pioneers do. Thanks to this pioneers’ mentality it is no surprise that this area is continually being developed!

Lelystad Airport Business Park has two work locations; Flight District and A6 District.

Flight District

Flight District is located immediately next to Amsterdam-Lelystad Airport and is all about the development of the airport. The area offers room for hotels, high-quality office space, airport-related developments, and commercial services. Thanks to the excellent connection with the Amsterdam-Lelystad Airport terminal, this is an ideal location for international businesses. Innovation and sustainability are clearly perceptible here. 

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A6 District

The A6 District area offers plenty of room for (largescale) logistics and production businesses. This area is characterized by large lot sizes and perfect access. It is located immediately next to the A6 motorway and the currently existing part of Lelystad Airport Business Park.

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Logistic hub

With Amsterdam-Lelystad Airport in your backyard, bordering the A6 motorway and N302 provincial road, and having the ‘Flevokust’ multi-modal container terminal and transshipment port within a stone’s throw, Lelystad Airport Business Park is located at a perfectly accessible and central location.

Amsterdam-Lelystad Airport

In April 2018, the new Amsterdam Lelystad Airport is to open its doors. The airport will expand in stages: the first stage will lead to 25,000 aircraft movements with passenger flights per year, and in the final stage this will be approximately 45,000 aircraft movements. In addition, the National government is widening the A6 motorway, and the province of Flevoland is improving the accessibility of the airport by constructing a new exit road.

  • A6, N302 and Hanze rail connection

    Lelystad Airport Business Park is located at the crossing of the A6 motorway and the N302 provincial road. Whether you have clients in the Randstad region, in the province of Flevoland, Noord-Holland, Overijssel, the Northern Netherlands or in Northern Germany, they are always within easy reach from this central location, and usually free of traffic jams. Thanks to the Hanze rail connection, Lelystad is currently not a final station for travelers from Amsterdam, but the train goes through to Zwolle.

  • Flevokust

    The municipality of Lelystad, and the province of Flevoland are busy working on the development of Flevokust. This multi-modal container terminal and transshipment port will be completed at the end of 2017. Flevokust is interesting for a large variety of businesses. For carriers and producers, for example, who would like to transport their raw materials or products by water.

  • A6, N302 and Hanze rail connection

    Lelystad Airport Business Park is located at the crossing of the A6 motorway and the N302 provincial road. Whether you have clients in the Randstad region, in the province of Flevoland, Noord-Holland, Overijssel, the Northern Netherlands or in Northern Germany, they are always within easy reach from this central location, and usually free of traffic jams. Thanks to the Hanze rail connection, Lelystad is currently not a final station for travelers from Amsterdam, but the train goes through to Zwolle.

  • Flevokust

    The municipality of Lelystad, and the province of Flevoland are busy working on the development of Flevokust. This multi-modal container terminal and transshipment port will be completed at the end of 2017. Flevokust is interesting for a large variety of businesses. For carriers and producers, for example, who would like to transport their raw materials or products by water.

Sustainability and innovation

Lelystad Airport Business Park is a dynamic place where innovation and sustainability are centre-stage, and where entrepreneurs get the opportunity to run their businesses.

  • Labour force

    On average, the province of Flevoland has the youngest labour force of the Amsterdam region. Secondary and post-secondary educated personnel are readily available in Flevoland. We are proud to say that the employees in our province have an excellent work ethic. 

  • SME & Technofund Flevoland

    If businesses are starting or growing, capital is in demand. Extra money is also needed when entrepreneurs want to tap into new markets or develop new products. The SME Technofund Flevoland take part and invest venture capital in innovative and ambitious businesses in the region of Flevoland. Participation takes place in the form of issued share capital and money loans in line with the prevailing market. The funds are available for techno-starters in Information and Communication Technology, life sciences, and in the medical and biotechnology.  

  • Labour force

    On average, the province of Flevoland has the youngest labour force of the Amsterdam region. Secondary and post-secondary educated personnel are readily available in Flevoland. We are proud to say that the employees in our province have an excellent work ethic. 

  • SME & Technofund Flevoland

    If businesses are starting or growing, capital is in demand. Extra money is also needed when entrepreneurs want to tap into new markets or develop new products. The SME Technofund Flevoland take part and invest venture capital in innovative and ambitious businesses in the region of Flevoland. Participation takes place in the form of issued share capital and money loans in line with the prevailing market. The funds are available for techno-starters in Information and Communication Technology, life sciences, and in the medical and biotechnology.  

Established companies

Many large companies have already embraced this favourable location in the heart of the Netherlands. Take, for example, Giant. They deliberately chose this place to build their European headquarters. The Dutch Bank, , and companies such as Verpa Senco, Medidis and Donkervoort have all established themselves here. Every one of them leading and trend-setting businesses. 

‘Discover the many opportunities’

Denis Donkervoort, Donkervoort Cars: ‘Lelystad Airport Business Park really thinks along with companies. This consideration and no-nonsense mentality is very important to entrepreneurs. We offer our customers the opportunity to build their own, unique Donkervoort… and really, this is what LAB does in the area of issuing land. Discuss your demands and wishes, and discover the many possibilities!’

 

Donkervoort – motorcars are known for their phenomenal achievements. The combination of appealing styling, ultra-light weight, high power output and fantastic road handling like a racing car, has created a sports car that makes the hearts of countless car enthusiasts beat faster. Everything Donkervoort does is about the search for perfection in quality, technique, styling and design. 

‘Centrally located and perfectly accessible’

Eric Ramaekers, director of Giant Giant Europe Manufacturing: ‘Why have we been here for years? Because this spacious business park is perfectly accessible and centrally located in the Netherlands. Lelystad Airport Business Park can be found at a unique location, bordering Lelystad Airport. From Lelystad we can better respond to specific demands of the European customer.’

Giant Europe makes bikes for all countries in Europe. The frames, which are produced in Taiwan, are assembled in Lelystad with a great deal of precision. Giant’s vision is to make biking a more attractive lifestyle by producing bicycles with better equipment and technology.

 ‘Room for sustainability and growth’

Rudmer Bosma, director of Medidis: ‘In addition to the fact that we thoroughly enjoy a breathtaking view on a daily basis, we are also very happy with the attractively landscaped infrastructure, and well-maintained properties around us. Over the past years, we have expanded our products and have grown our number of employees. The majority of our fifty employees live in Lelystad. Together with them, we keep growing into a future-proof organization.’

Medidis specifically aims at complete solutions for medicinal oxygen therapy, sleep therapy and nebulizing therapy. The innovative company, being a supplier, producer and service provider of medical gases and equipment, is the linchpin between health insurance companies, consumers, hospitals, and professional health care institutions.

Facts and figures

Centrally located in The Netherlands 

Good local and regional labour market

Attractive housing market

Amsterdam-Lelystad Airport is next door

Within 40 minutes at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Perfect access: direct connections to the A6 motorway and N302 provincial road

5 direct bus connections per hour from and to our business park to the Lelystad railway station / Harderwijk bus station

6 direct train connections per hour from Lelystad Central Station to Amsterdam Central Station. You can access the Amsterdam city centre within 30 minutes.

Green, high-grade, SMART and sustainable (BREEAM certified)

Flexible arranging of plots

Short permit process