Houston Hobby HOU Airport Overview

Houston William P. Hobby Airport HOU serves the City of Houston in South Texas, and is Houston's secondary commercial aviation facility, handling the area's domestic flights (the other being Houston Intercontinental, which handles international flights), and is owned and operated by the City of Houston. Due to its convenient location, Hobby Airport is also accessible to a large portion of the population of the Houston-Clear Lake-Galveston area.

HOU Airport is located about seven miles from the business district of the City of Houston, Texas, and is situated on Telephone Road 35, between Sam Houston Tollway and I-610 which intersects with Interstate 45 bordering the airport and integrates into the road network serving the Gulf Coast's industrial complex.

With four runways and a a yearly estimate of 10 million passengers, William P. Hobby Airport is largest hub airport for Southwest Airlines, and it is served by a a number of major, regional and low-cost airlines offering direct flights with connections around the world.

Houston Hobby has one passenger terminal.

NOTICES: 
  1. Major reconstruction of Broadway Street - the central roadway leading to HOU from I-4 - started early June 2014 - for current status call 3-1-1.  Passengers may want to park in the Ecopark 2 lot (off Airport Blvd., east of the main entry), as this area is unaffected by construction & lane closures.
2. It is suggested that you arrive at the Airport 1.5 - 2 hours prior to scheduled departure. 

Future Airport Developments:   To accommodate non-stop flights to the Caribbean & Latin America - a 5-gate concourse with a corridor in the secured area for transfer to other gates - is under construction, along with roadway improvements, a 4-level parking garage & satellite utility center. Completion &  the first international flight are scheduled for 4th quarter 2015.


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