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The Houston Airport System's three airports: George Bush Intercontinental (IAH), William P. Hobby (HOU) and Ellington (EFD) airports are each unique in their own individual way. Below, you can find the highlights of each airport.

George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)

  • Houston's largest airport and the 11th busiest airport in the U.S. in passenger numbers
  • More than 11,000 acres
  • Nearly 43 million passengers traveled through IAH in 2015, including more than 11.6 million international passengers
  • 29 passenger airlines [more info]
  • 5 passenger terminals [more info]
  • Terminals D & E for international travel [more info]
  • Serves as the largest hub for United Airlines with more than 650 daily departures
  • Skyway passenger train to all terminals
  • Subway passenger train to all terminals and the airport hotel
  • Free shuttle to and from two ecopark locations, the official on-airport value lot
  • More than 25,000 parking spaces
  • Consolidated car rental facility 
  • Marriott Hotel is accessible from all five IAH terminals
  • More than 880,000 sq. ft. of cargo area to handle more than 419,000 tons
Airlines at George Bush Intercontinental Airport
AeroMexico Air Canada Air China
Air France Air New Zealand Alaska Airlines
All Nippon Airways American Airlines Avianca/TACA
British Airways Delta Air Lines Emirates Airlines
EVA Air Frontier Airlines Interjet
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Korean Air Lufthansa
Qatar Airways SeaPort Singapore Airlines
Spirit Airlines TexasSky Turkish Airlines
United Airlines Vacation Express

Viva Aerobus

Volaris WestJet 



George Bush Intercontinental Runways
Runway Dimensions Type
15L/33R 12,000 feet by 150 feet R/W 33 ILS Category I
9/27 10,000 feet by 150 feet R/W 27 - ILS Category I/III
8R/26L 9,400 feet by 150 feet R/W 26 - ILS Category I/III
15R/33L 10,000 feet by 150 feet R/W 15 - ILS Category I
8L/26R 9000 feet by 150 feet R/W 26 ILS Category III


William P. Hobby Airport (HOU)

  • Welcomed international air service in 2015
  • Nonstop or direct service to more than 60 destinations throughout the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Nearly 12 million passengers served in 2015
  • 36th busiest airport in the U.S. for passenger totals in 2014
  • New federal inspection services facility opened October 2015
  • Major regional center for corporate and private aviation
  • Wide range of facilities and services available at five (5) FBO's
  • 25 major airport tenants
  • 42 hangars
William P. Hobby Airport Airlines
American Airlines Branson Air Express Delta Airlines
JetBlue Airways Southwest Airlines



William P. Hobby Runways
Runway Dimensions Type
12R/30L 7,601 ILS Category I
4/22 7,602 ILS Category III
17/35 6,000 General Aviation
12L/30R 5,149 General Aviation


Ellington Airport (EFD)

  • Became the nation's 10th licensed commercial spaceport in June 2015
  • Supports the operations of the United States Military, NASA and a variety of general aviation tenants
  • Home of the annual Wings Over Houston Airshow
  • Provides 24-hour air traffic control services
Ellington Airport Runways
Runway Dimensions Type
17R/35L 9,001 feet by 150 feet ILS Category I
4/22 8,001 feet by 150 feet ILS Category I
17L/35R 4,609 feet by 75 feet General Aviation


HAS Fact Sheets

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Houston Airport System (484 KB)

George Bush Intercontinental (727 KB)

William P. Hobby Airport (422 KB)

Ellington Airport (586 KB)

Terminal E/Federal Inspection Services [FIS] (74 KB)

IAH CargoCenter (998 KB)

Consolidated Car Rental Facility (49 KB)

ecopark Economy Lots (177 KB)

HAS International Outreach Program (81 KB)

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