Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport

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The George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is Houston's primary airport and the 9th largest in the US in terms of total passengers. It is the headquarters of Continental Airlines and its largest hub. It's located about 20 miles (32 kilometres) from downtown Houston.

For more information about other airports throughout the world, also see the list of airports.



Getting there and away

  • Bus: The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas, or METRO, offers bus service available at the south side of Terminal C. The 102 Bush IAH Express and the METRO Airport Direct serve the airport.
  • Shuttles: Regularly scheduled bus and shuttle service go to locations from IAH to Reliant Park/Reliant Astrodome, Downtown Houston, Uptown, Greenway Plaza, the Texas Medical Center, Westside hotels, the city of College Station and William P. Hobby Airport. Super Shuttle also provides service from George Bush Intercontinental Airport to the surrounding communities via shared vans.
  • Taxis and vans also are available and there are plenty of options to rent cars.



Getting around

An above ground train called TerminaLink connects Terminals B, C, D, E and the International Arrivals Building (IAB). TerminaLink has three stops: Terminal B, Terminal C, and Terminals D/E including the IAB. An underground inter-terminal train outside of the sterile zone connects all five terminals and the airport hotel which can be accessed by all. This system is based on the WEDway PeopleMover technology. In addition to train service a bus-shuttle service is offered from Terminal A to Terminals B, and C.



Airlines, Destinations and Terminals

There are 5 terminals at Houston Airport (A to E). For more information about airlines also see the list of airlines or details abou travelling by budget airlines.

Terminal A

  • Air Canada Jazz - Calgary, Montréal-Trudeau, Toronto-Pearson
  • Alaska Airlines - Seattle/Tacoma
  • American Airlines - Dallas/Fort Worth, Miami
  • American Eagle - Chicago-O'Hare
  • Continental Connection operated by Colgan Air - Alexandria (LA), Beaumont, College Station, Del Rio, Killeen, Lafayette (LA), Lake Charles, Monroe (LA), Shreveport, Tyler, Victoria (TX), Waco
  • Delta Air Lines - Atlanta, Detroit
  • Delta Connection operated by Atlantic Southeast Airlines - Atlanta
  • Delta Connection operated by Comair - Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky
  • Delta Connection operated by Compass Airlines - Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • Delta Connection operated by Mesaba Airlines - Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York-JFK
  • Delta Connection operated by Pinnacle Airlines - Atlanta, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, Memphis
  • Delta Connection operated by SkyWest Airlines - Salt Lake City
  • Frontier Airlines - Denver
  • United Airlines - Chicago-O'Hare, Denver, San Francisco, Washington-Dulles
  • United Express operated by Mesa Airlines - Chicago-O'Hare
  • United Express operated by Shuttle America - Chicago-O'Hare, Denver
  • United Express operated by SkyWest Airlines - Chicago-O'Hare, Denver, Los Angeles
  • US Airways - Charlotte, Phoenix
  • US Airways Express operated by Republic Airlines - Charlotte, Philadelphia

Terminal B

  • Continental Express operated by Chautauqua Airlines - Atlanta, Baton Rouge, Columbus (OH), Dallas/Fort Worth, Louisville, Oklahoma City, St. Louis
  • Continental Express operated by ExpressJet Airlines - Acapulco, Aguascalientes, Albuquerque, Alexandria (LA), Amarillo, Asheville, Atlanta, Austin, Baton Rouge, Birmingham (AL), Brownsville, Charleston (SC), Charleston (WV), Charlotte, Chicago-O'Hare, Chihuahua, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, Ciudad del Carmen, Colorado Springs, Columbia (SC), Columbus (OH), Corpus Christi, Dallas/Fort Worth, Dallas-Love, Dayton, Des Moines, Detroit, Durango, El Paso, Fayetteville (AR), Fort Myers, Fort Walton Beach, Grand Rapids, Greensboro, Greenville/Spartanburg, Guadalajara, Gulfport/Biloxi, Harlingen, Huatulco, Huntsville, Indianapolis, Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, Jackson, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Knoxville, Lafayette (LA), Laredo, León/El Bajio, Lexington, Little Rock, Louisville, Lubbock, Manzanillo, Mazatlán, McAllen, Memphis, Mexico City, Midland/Odessa, Milwaukee, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Mobile, Monroe (LA), Monterrey, Montrose, Morelia, Nashville, Nassau, New Orleans, Norfolk, Oaxaca, Oklahoma City, Omaha, Pensacola, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Puebla, Puerto Vallarta, Querétaro, Raleigh/Durham, Richmond, St. Louis, Salt Lake City, Saltillo, San José del Cabo, San Luis Potosí, Savannah, Shreveport, Tampico, Toluca, Toronto-Pearson, Torreón/Gómez Palacio, Tucson, Tulsa, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Veracruz, Villahermosa, Washington-Dulles, West Palm Beach, Wichita

Terminal C

  • Continental Airlines (also using terminal E) - Anchorage, Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Calgary, Charlotte, Chicago-O'Hare, Cleveland, Columbus (OH), Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Detroit, Eagle/Vail, Edmonton, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Gunnison/Crested Butte, Hayden/Steamboat Springs, Honolulu, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, McAllen, Miami, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Montrose, New Orleans, New York-LaGuardia, Newark, Oklahoma City, Omaha, Ontario, Orange County, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland (OR), Raleigh/Durham, Richmond, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose (CA), San Juan, Seattle/Tacoma, Tampa, Tulsa, Vancouver, Washington-Reagan, West Palm Beach

Terminal D

  • Aeroméxico - Mexico City
  • Aeroméxico Connect - Mexico City, Monterrey
  • Air France - Paris-Charles de Gaulle
  • British Airways - London-Heathrow
  • Emirates - Dubai
  • KLM - Amsterdam
  • KLM operated by PrivatAir - Amsterdam
  • Lufthansa - Frankfurt
  • Qatar Airways - Doha
  • Singapore Airlines - Moscow-Domodedovo, Singapore
  • TACA - Roatán, San Salvador
  • Viva Aerobus - Monterrey

Terminal E

  • Continental Airlines - Acapulco, Amsterdam, Aruba, Auckland, Belize City, Bogotá, Bonaire, Buenos Aires-Ezeiza, Cancún, Caracas, Cozumel, Frankfurt, Grand Cayman, Guatemala City, Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, Lagos, Liberia (Costa Rica), Lima, London-Heathrow, Managua, Mazatlán, Mérida, Mexico City, Montego Bay, Nassau, Panama City, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Port of Spain, Puerto Vallarta, Quito, Rio de Janeiro-Galeão, Roatán, San José de Costa Rica, San José del Cabo, San Pedro Sula, San Salvador, São Paulo-Guarulhos, Tegucigalpa, Tokyo-Narita



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