George Bush Intercontinental Airport is a Class B international airport in the city of Houston, Texas, United States, serving the Greater Houston area. Located 20 miles (32 km) north of Downtown Houston between Interstate 45 and U.S. Highway 59, Bush Intercontinental is Texas's second-largest air facility—after Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport—covering an area of 10,000 acres (40 km²).
The airport has scheduled flights to destinations in the United States and international destinations in Asia, Canada, the Caribbean, Central America, Europe, Mexico, South America, the Middle East and scheduled charter flights to Africa. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is named after George H. W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States.
George Bush Intercontinental Airport served 40,007,354 passengers in 2009 making the airport the eighth busiest for total passengers in North America. In 2006, the airport was named the fastest growing of the top ten airports in the United States by the United States Department of Transportation. Houston is home to the headquarters of Continental Airlines, and Bush Intercontinental is Continental's largest hub with an average of 700 daily departures. Following Continental's merger with United Airlines, the airport will be the largest hub for United Airlines.
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It takes approximately On average, flight duration from the UK is around 9 hours and 10 minutes to fly to Houston George Bush Continental from the UK.
The IATA airport code for Houston George Bush Continental Airport is IAH. This will appear on your ticket.
The average temperature of Houston George Bush Continental in July is 29°C.
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