Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU)
(Houston, Texas - TX, USA)
Originally named Houston Municipal Airport, William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) is Houston's second airport and stands approximately 7 miles / 11 km to the southeast of the downtown district, near I-45, otherwise known as the Gulf Freeway, and next to East Haven, Law Park and Mykawa. William P Hobby Airport is one of the top 50 busiest US airports and currently enjoys more than nine million people per year, featuring non-stop flights to over 30 destinations throughout the United States.
Houston's William P Hobby Airport is served by the Metro bus service, which departs throughout the day and uses the I-45 interstate, being operated by the Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority. Numerous shuttle services also run to downtown Houston, the city's Midtown and Theater districts and Uptown Houston.
The many hotels in central Houston are also connected by a number of courtesy vans, airport taxis and limousines, which are readily available and leave from outside of the Baggage Reclaim area on the lower level. Nearby areas of interest include Beaumonth, Baytown, Galveston, Port Arthur and Sugar Land, while the city of San Antonio lies directly west, off the I-10 interstate.
About Houston Tourism
Situated in the southeast of the massive state of Texas, near the Gulf of Mexico, Houston is known for its oil connection and is one of the largest cities in the United States. The city is loaded with glittering skyscrapers, but it also comes with a healthy supply of green areas, museums and galleries, such as the Contemporary Arts Museum, the Lawndale Art Center, and the Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS), which stands within Hermann Park and contains a large collection of pre-historic dinosaur fossils. Hermann Park is also home to the fine Houston Zoological Gardens, where many exotic creatures reside.
William P Hobby Airport (HOU) is close to the city's many attractions and visitors will soon realise that the city of Houston is divided into a number of distinct neighborhoods, such as Midtown, the Heights, Uptown and the Theater district. The Museum District is of particular interest, with the Museum of Fine Arts and the Holocaust Museum being highlights, while nearby Johnson Space Center is another must-see and is located to the southeast of downtown Houston, in the Clear Lake area.
Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU):|
|Address: 7800 Airport Boulevard, Houston, Texas (TX), 77061, USA|
|Airport Code: HOU
Tel: +1 713 640 3000
Fax: +1 713 640 7703