George Bush Intercontinental Airport Information

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Houston (George Bush) International Airport (IAH)
George Bush Intercontinental AirportHouston International Airport (IAH), also known as George Bush Airport, provides service to U.S. destinations and international airports. A popular connection point for travel to Mexico and the Southwest, travelers will find a full variety of services and connecting transportation options. Houston is the 4th largest city in the U.S. and attracts visitors to the Gulf of Mexico, NASA Space Center, area museums and first-class shopping and dining. The airport serves over 170 locations and is ranked as 3rd in the U.S for available destinations.

Reaching the Houston Airport

Located 23 miles from downtown Houston, highway access includes the I-45, U.S. 59 and two fee roads, the Sam Houston Toll Road and Hardy Toll Road. Passengers will find taxis and shuttles readily available at the terminal and may also choose to use the public METRO systems or bus lines to reach the airport and outlying areas. Many nearby hotels provide complimentary shuttle van service to the terminals.

Airlines Serving Houston

U.S. air carriers providing regular service to Houston include American Airlines and United as well as U.S. Airways. Aeromexico serves popular resort areas in Mexico and the Caribbean with over 30 destinations available for passengers leaving from Houston. For international flights, Dutch KLM Airlines, Air France, British Airways, Air Canada, Lufthansa, Qatar, Singapore Airlines and Emirates service Europe, Asia and destinations in Africa. Charter airlines can also be booked for tours and specialized travel options.

Facility Amenities at IAH

Houston Airport consists of five main terminals connected by an automated people mover and an underground train system. Within each terminal, restaurants including fast food, full service establishments, bars and coffee houses can be found. Executive clubs for Continental, British Airways, KLM and Qatar/Emirates/Lufthansa are on site. Passengers enjoy duty-free shopping after the security checks and have access to a variety of gift and souvenir shops, clothing, cosmetics, book stores and travel merchandise. Wi-Fi at the Houston Airport is available through Boingo Wireless and can be accessed in the public areas for a single usage charge. All terminals are non-smoking with smoking sections designated 25 feet from each entrance.