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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 and only international airport
  • More than 11,000 acres
  • Nearly 40 million passengers traveled through IAH in 2013 
  • 23 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
  • Terminal Link above ground inter-terminal passenger train to all terminals
  • Underground inter-terminal passenger train to all terminals and the airport hotel
  • Free shuttle to and from ecopark, the official on-airport value lot
  • More than 24,500 parking spaces
  • Consolidated car rental facility 
  • Marriott Hotel on the airport
  • More than 880,000 sq. ft. of cargo area to handle up to 419,000 tons
    Airlines at George Bush Intercontinental Airport
    AeroMexico Air Canada Air China
    Air France Alaska Airlines American Airlines
    British Airways Delta Air Lines Frontier Airlines
    Emirates Airlines Interjet Korean Air
    KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Lufthansa Qatar Airways
    Scandinavian Airlines Singapore Airlines Spirit Airlines
    TACA Turkish Airlines United Airlines
    US Airways VivaAerobus  


    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

  • Will welcome international air service in 2015
  • Nonstop or direct service to more than 40 destinations throughout the U.S
  • More than 11 million passengers served in 2013 
  • 32nd busiest airport in the U.S. for enplanements
  • Federal inspection services available on call
  • 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

    Airtran 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)

  • Applying to become the nation's ninth licensed commerical spaceport
  • 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

    Fact Sheet Download
    Houston Airport System
    George Bush Intercontinental Airport
    William P. Hobby
    Ellington Airport
    Terminal E / Federal Inspection Services (FIS)


    IAH Cargo Center
    Consolidated Car Rental Facility
    ecopark Economy Lots
    HAS International Outreach Program
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