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2012

"Ich flieg auf dich“ (I fly to you) is the motto to celebrate the Hannover Airport's 60th birthday.

In honor of the deceased former Managing Director Prof. Dr. Piper, a street is officially named "Heinz-Peter-Piper-Straße"

2011

Groundbreaking ceremony for the Air Cargo Terminal (ACT) and topping out ceremony for the multi-story car park 1. AirIT Systems GmbH celebrates its 10th anniversary

2010

Work to construct the multi-story car park 1 begins and 10,000 visitors celebrate the arrival of the Airbus A380 at Hannover Airport. The Hannover Airport App is available free of charge from iTunes

AGS, ASH and AirIT join the existing and highly successful environmental management scheme in accordance with EMAS and ISO 14001

2000s: From the opening of the new S-Bahn line to the start of work to expand Hannover Airport as a cargo location

2009

Work to expand Hannover Airport's cargo site begins: The first phase involves linking the western area via a tunnel under the apron

2008

Make your dream of flying come true! The first aviation experience exhibition in Germany opens at Hannover Airport

A new study once again confirms the airport as an economic motor and key site for the region.
More than 8,000 people are employed full time at the site.

2007

The new services level and the Hannover Airport Plaza opens as part of AirportPlus

2006

hajReisen by Hannover Airport goes online with the new travel portal www.haj.de

The FHG environmental management system of the FHG is validated for the first time in accordance with EMAS (Eco-Management and Audit Scheme) and certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO 14001

With "AirportPlus", Hannover Airport starts an ambitious investment program

2005

The new regulations allowing night flights at Hannover Airport from 1 January 2005 further consolidates the airport's role as an economic motor for Lower Saxony and helps to protect jobs at the airport and in the surrounding area

2004

Passenger volumes increase by 4.1 percent to 5,249,176 passengers

2003

100th anniversary of Karl  Jatho’s motorized flight: "We were the first!"

2002

Hannover Airport celebrates its 50th birthday

2001

The 100 millionth passenger since the airport went into operation

2000

The new S-Bahn line from Hannover Airport to the trade fair site via the Main Railway Station goes into operation

1990s: From the inauguration of the fire station to the opening of the new control tower

1999

The number of passengers exceeds the record five million mark for the first time

The new control tower goes into operation

1998

Terminal C opens

1996

Work to construct Terminal C begins

1995

Work to construct the S-Bahn link begins

1994

The noise reduction system goes into operation

1993

The Maritim Airport Hotel opens

1990

The new fire station is inaugurated

Multi-story car park 2 opens

The extended northern runway (3500 m) goes into operation

1980s: From the start of IIIb level operations to the opening of the new air cargo center

1988

The new air cargo center opens

1981

The northern runway achieves operating category III b status

1970s: From the laying of the foundation stone to the approval of the northern runway

1977

The new radar tower goes into operation

The northern runway is approved for landings in accordance with ICAO CAT III a

1973

The new passenger building goes into operation

Hapag-Lloyd Flug GmbH sets up its technical base

1971

Laying of the foundation stone for the new passenger building

The new multi-story car park P1 goes into operation

1960s: From the short runway to the development of the northern runway

1969

1969

The northern parallel runway is extended to 2,700 m

1966

The new air traffic control tower is completed

The northern parallel runway goes into operation

1963

Short runway (780 m) with taxiway at the north

1950s: From the general expansion plan to the commencement of work on the southern runway

1959

The southern runway is extended to 2,340 m

1958

The first "Special Air Show" organized by BDLI and Deutsche Messe- und Ausstellungs AG takes place

1956

The first tourist flights with Hummel to Majorca and the Costa Brava and with Aeropa to Majorca take place

1955

The first Lufthansa aircraft (Convair 340) lands at Hannover-Langenhagen

1952

Hannover-Langenhagen Commercial Airport goes into operation

1951

"Flughafen-Baugesellschaft", the forerunner of Flughafen-Langenhagen GmbH, is founded

A license to “expand the airport near Hannover” is issued by the allied civil aviation authority

Construction of the southern runway (1,680 m) begins

1950

Preparation work for the general expansion plan begins


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