|William P. Hobby Houston Airport (HOU)|
||William P. Hobby Airport, more commonly known as Houston Hobby, is Houston’s oldest airport. It was once the primary airport in Houston and is now considered to be Houston’s secondary airport.|
Houston Hobby Airport
Hobby International Airport serves as a landing area for jumbo jets, corporate jets, and everything in between. Cargo carriers, passenger carriers and Armed Forces land on a daily basis throughout the year. The airport is even able to service some of the needs of NASA! The airport spans more than 1,300 acres of land to accommodate six commercial airlines with more than 150 daily flights both national and international. The airport is comprised of one main terminal with 26 gates.
HOU consists of only one concourse with 26 gates compared to IAH’s 114 gates. What Houston Hobby lacks in size it makes up for in customer service. J.D. Power and Associates ranked it number 1 in customer satisfaction in 2006 & 2007 and number 2 in 2008. Wi-Fi wireless internet is available throughout the main terminal. In 2009 HOU was rated one of the top five performing airports worldwide serving 8.5 million passengers. Airport shuttle pick up and drop offs are available on the lower level outside of baggage claim at curb side. Passengers can get Houston Hotel Shuttles to and from the airport and book their reservation for their trip.
Houston is a large city located in Texas and is the largest city of the state and the 4th in the country. Since the city is big in size, and also in population, it has been broken into districts: the downtown, Neartown, North Loop, South Loop, West Loop, South Loop, West Loop, and the Outside 610 area. Houston Hobby Airport (HOU), also known as the William P. Airport, it is located 7 miles from the downtown.
Because Houston offers many attractions the city has made available to travelers the Houston CityPASS, which gives you access to 6 Houston attractions: Space Center Houston, Downtown Aquarium, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston Zoo, Museum of Fine Arts and The Children’s Museum of Houston.
Houston, Texas definitely is great city that you’re going to have to experience it for yourself so get your hotel reservation set and buy that plane ticket to an amazing city.