George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
(Houston, Texas - TX, USA)
The number two airport in the whole of Texas and currently ranking as the world's 17th busiest air facility, George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) sees upwards of 43 million passengers per year. Next to Bordersville, Humble and the Cypresswood Golf Club, and roughly 22 miles / 35 km north of central Houston, George Bush Airport features five separate passenger terminals and covers approximately 10,000 acres / 4,050 hectares.
Houston's airport offers plenty of transport options, allowing passengers to quickly reach downtown Houston, where you can expect to see many breathtaking skyscrapers towering high above the streets. Metro buses operate at the George Bush Airport and are run by the Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority, linking destinations such as the southerly Midtown area, the historical Heights area, the Theater district and the entertainment hub of Uptown.
Public airport buses also run to the Houston NASA Space Center, the nearby William P. Hobby Airport, and the city's Museum district, which is the biggest neighborhood of its kind in the whole of the USA. Many hotels operate a courtesy van service to and from the airport, while also popular are the various taxi cabs and a SuperShuttle service where passengers share vans. Close to George Bush Houston Airport, public transport also runs to College Station, Galveston, League City, Port Arthur and Texas City. Further away, San Antonio is sited directly west.
About Houston Tourism
Houston, sited in the state of Texas, is a vibrant city and was officially founded in the 1830s. Downtown Houston is filled with a mixture of giant skyscrapers, endless restaurants, shopping malls and a large historical neighborhood, which encompasses around 90 blocks. Although the traffic in Houston can be horrendous at times, the city does boast many exceptional attractions. Tourists should be sure to pay a visit to the Museum District around Hermann Park, the Six Flags Astroworld theme park, the Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS), and the many nightclubs around Main Street and Market Square.
George Bush Airport (IAH) is near to Houston's suburbs of Aldine and Humble. The city is easy to reach and lies directly south. On the south-western outskirts of Houston the Johnson Space Center is quite unmissable and offers the chance to observe real-life astronauts. Travel further afield from Houston and you will encounter a series of country towns, along with some notable stretches of natural sandy beaches and secluded coves.
Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH):|
|Address: 2800 North Terminal Road, Houston, Texas, TX, 77032-5569, USA|
|Airport Code: IAH
Tel: +1 281 230 3100
Fax: +1 281 230 3108