||Founding of the Flughafen Linz Betriebs Ges.m.b.H.
||First high point with the handling of the transport of the Hungarian refugees.
||Low point, as the Linz Airport no longer conformed to the technical requirements.
||Commencement of the regular cross-border air traffic with Frankfurt, which has not been interrupted to the present day.
||Commissioning of the Instrument Landing System (ILS). Preparation of a general expansion concept for the Linz Airport.
||Start of building of the new Airport Building North, considerable growth in charter traffic.
||Commissioning of the first part of the new Airport Building North and completion of the runway reconstruction. First airport in Austria to install a lighting beacon system in the center of the runway.
||Second regular flight connection with Frankfurt with Lufthansa. First daily flight connection with Zürich by Swissair. Beginning of the construction work to extend the runway to a total length of 2,780 m.
||Completion of the runway extension. Expansion of the air cargo traffic.
||Beginning of the building work for the still missing superstructure work of the check-in facilities (North).
||Commissioning of the new passenger check-in system
||Start of construction of the Instrument Landing System according to Category III B.
||Completion and commissioning of the Instrument Landing System according to Category III B.
||Daily morning and evening connections with Zürich from March and third Frankfurt connection from October '88.
||Schedule flights to Amsterdam 2x weekly, AUA schedule connections 3x weekly to Düsseldorf since 3.7.'89. The last Concorde landings take place on the 18th and 20th September in Linz, before the Austrian landing ban effective from 1990.
||Beginning of the runway reconstruction on 15.9.'92. Completion of the first stage on 18.11.'92.
||Beginning of the 2nd stage of the runway reconstruction on 1.03.'93, - runway reopened on 19.05.´93 at 21.12 hours. First jet on the new runway in schedule traffic: Austrian Airlines MD 83, first jet in charter flight traffic: Air Liberté MD 83. Start of building of the new cargo hall on 14.5.'93.
||Completion and subsequent opening of the new cargo hall on 16.6.'94. The existing apron (55,000 m²) was extended by 15,000 m² and provides 3 additional aircraft parking positions.
||Start of building of the expansion of the cargo hall. At the beginning of November, stationing of an MD83 of the German charter company Aero Lloyd, at the same time the start of the connection to Munich (3x weekly).
||Opening of the extended Duty-Free shop on 10th June ´97. Aircraft baptism of a Fokker 70 of Tyrolean Airways in October ´97. From the 1st December ´97 the Linz Airport is in conformity with the Schengen Agreement.
||Festive opening of the newly adapted departure building, new flight connection to Bozen from autumn, 1st airport in the world to be assessed in the framework of the EMAS ordinance and ISO 9001/2000.
||Start of the schedule connection to Zürich with Air Alps, 3rd cargo terminal goes into action.
||Construction of the new helicopter base of ÖAMTC and Interior Ministry, stationing of a B738 of Lauda Air
||The newly founded Styrian Spirit starts the flight connection to Frankfurt and Düsseldorf, expansion stage II: enlargement of the transit zone, redesign of the restaurant, new Berlin connection.
||New airline at the Linz Airport: Ryanair to London. The "Linz Airport" becomes the "Blue Danube Airport Linz".
||Despite runway reconstruction, no restriction in flight traffic because the work is carried during the night, installation of the Instrument Landing System (ILS) on runway 09, as a highlight there is a great airport festival on 17th September to celebrate the 50th anniversary.
||NIKI starts with 4 weekly connections to the hub of Mallorca, from there one can reach 17 destinations in Spain and Portugal.
||Start of three new flight connections: Munich (Lufthansa), Cologne (TUIfly) and Barcelona/Gerona (Ryanair), DHL starts regular cargo flights to Leipzig.
||Construction of a sheltered parking deck, increase in frequency of cargo flights due to the new connection to Ljubljana
|| Logistic -highlight in autumn: 400 horses were flown to India
||On June 2nd the biggest passenger plane of the world visited Linz, the Airbus A380 from Lufthansa.
||airberlin starts 5x weekly to Berlin