George Bush Intercontinental Airport, named after the 41st President of the United States, serves the greater Houston, Texas area and is located about 20 miles north of downtown Houston.
George Bush Intercontinental Airport, IAH, has 700 flights a day to destinations within the United States as well as to international destinations in Asia, Canada, the Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe, Mexico, and the Middle East. Terminals D and E are for international flights. During scheduled international flight times currency can be exchanged in these terminals.
IAH is served by 17 different passenger airlines and is the major hub for Continental Airlines. There are also a number of charter airlines operating through the airport including charter flights to Africa.
Other airport amenities include information centers in terminals A, B, and C, easy to locate rental car agencies, food, shops, and newsstands at all 5 terminals and duty free shops at terminals A, D, and E. For passenger convenience the airport also has the TerminaLink underground train system to connect all the terminals and the airport Marriott Hotel. DVD rentals are available for passengers. Terminal D also offers a children’s play area, video game stations, and an entertainment lounge.
Ground transportation for the George Bush Intercontinental Airport includes a METRO bus system with buses that serve the airport, courtesy vans from a variety of hotels around the Houston area, shuttle services that serve the surrounding Houston community, and taxi services throughout the Houston city limits.
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