Linz Airport

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Linz Airport
Blue Danube Airport Linz
Flughafen Linz Front.jpg
LNZ is located in Austria
Location of airport in Austria
Airport type Public
Operator Flughafen Linz GesmbH
Serves Linz, Austria
Elevation AMSL 977 ft / 298 m
Coordinates 48°14′00″N 14°11′15″E / 48.23333°N 14.18750°E / 48.23333; 14.18750Coordinates: 48°14′00″N 14°11′15″E / 48.23333°N 14.18750°E / 48.23333; 14.18750
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 9,842 3,000 Asphalt

Linz Airport (IATA: LNZICAO: LOWL), also known as Blue Danube Airport Linz and formerly Hörsching Airport, is a minor international airport near Linz, the third-largest city of Austria. It mainly features flights to European leisure and some metropolitan destinations.


Check-in area at Linz Airport

Linz Airport is relatively small, with 11 gates. There is a shop and café in the entrance hall, together with the check-in and airline desks. Beyond the security checks there is a duty-free shop and a small café accessible from both the domestic and international gate areas. There is a single-storey covered car park.

Airlines and destinations[edit]


Airlines Destinations
Aegean Airlines Seasonal Charter: Heraklion
Austrian Airlines
operated by Tyrolean Airways
Düsseldorf, Vienna
Charter: Larnaca
Summer seasonal charter: Antalya, Chania, Corfu, Ios, Karpathos, Kalymnos, Kos, Leros, Naxos, Paros, Rhodes, Santorini, Zakynthos
Austrian Airlines
operated by Welcome Air
Etihad Regional
operated by Darwin Airline
Lufthansa Regional
operated by Lufthansa CityLine
Niki Charter: Hurghada, Sharm el Sheik
Summer seasonal charter: Antalya, Corfu, Heraklion, Ibiza, Kos, Leros, Palma de Mallorca, Rhodes
Ryanair London-Stansted
Winter seasonal: Tenerife-South
SunExpress Summer seasonal charter: Antalya
Tunisair Summer seasonal charter: Enfidha


Airlines Destinations
DHL Aviation
operated by Atlantic Airlines
Leipzig/Halle, Ljubljana

Ground transportation[edit]


The airport can be reached via federal highways B139 (which connects to motorway A1 Vienna – Germany) and B1. Taxis and car rental facilites are available at the airport.[1]


Bus line 601 connects the airport within 20 minutes with the city centre of Linz. There is an additional free shuttle service for travellers from Hörsching railway station which itself can be reached from Linz main station.[1]

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External links[edit]

Media related to Linz Airport at Wikimedia Commons