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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 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
Scandinavian Airlines Singapore Airlines Spirit Airlines
Turkish Airlines United Airlines US Airways
VivaAerobus Volaris  


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)

  • 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


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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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