Houston George Bush airport (IAH)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Houston George Bush airport (IAH)

George Bush Intercontinental Airport, opened on June, 1969, serves the metropolitan area of Greater Houston and neighbouring cities and is one of the busiest in the country and the world. It operates with domestic and international flights around the globe.

Official Website: fly2houston.com
Number of Terminals - 5 - A, B, C (Lewis Cutrer), D (Mickey Leland) and E. Open 24 hours a day. There are two free train services that link the terminals. The Skyway connects the buildings while inside security, operating around the clock and with a frequency of 2 minutes. On the other hand, the Subway underground train leaves between 3:30 am and 0:30 am, connecting the public area of the terminals every 3 min.
Annual passenger traffic: 33.7 million passengers went through it in 2021.
Tel: +1 281 230 3100. - FACEBOOK

The information counters are found in the baggage reclaim hall of terminals A and C, the connector hallway between terminals D and E, and on the International Arrivals level of Terminal E. Open from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. There are also interactive information kiosks and volunteers in red uniforms throughout the enclosure.


The airport is located 37 km (23 miles) to the north of Houston, next to the city of Humble.

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Car rental agencies

Car rental desks are located in a separate facility, situated 5 minutes away from the terminals and accessible via courtesy shuttles. These depart every 5-10 min. from outside the baggage reclaim area of terminals A, B, C and E.

Alamo (Tel +1 888 233 8749 - 24 hours a day)
Avis (Tel +1 800 633 3469 - 24 hours a day)
Budget (Tel +1 800 218 7992 - 24 hours a day)
Dollar (Tel +1 800 800 4000 - 5:00 am to 1:30 am)
Enterprise (Tel +1 800 736 8222 - 24 hours a day)
Hertz (Tel +1 800 654 3131 - 24 hours a day)
National (Tel +1 888 826 6890 - 24 hours a day)
Payless (Tel +1 800 729 5377 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Thrifty (Tel +1 877 283 0898 - 5:00 am to 1:30 am)
Zipcar (Tel +1 866 494 7227 - 24 hours a day)


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Parking services at Houston George Bush airport (IAH)

Numerous parking spaces are available, in addition to two free passenger pick-up areas (Cell Phone Lots). There are also charging stations for electric vehicles. More information: Tel +1 281 233 1730. Fees

Terminal Parking - Multi-storey facilities next to each terminal, with valet parking service.
Ecopark & Ecopark2 - Covered and outdoor spaces, with free shuttles from 5:30 am to 0:00 am.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

The enclosure has ramps, adapted telephones and toilets, relief areas for service animals, elevators and reserved parking spaces. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline or travel agency about their particular needs before their arrival.

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Latest updates: June 04, 2022