|SuperShuttle George Bush Intercontinental Houston Airport (IAH)|
||George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) gained its name to avoid confusion with Houston’s second largest airport which was already being called Houston International. Houston is the largest city by area in Texas.|
About Houston Airport
For tourists and visitors who come to check out the city, one of the most active airports in Houston is the George Bush Intercontinental Houston Airport. With an airport code of IAH, this airport was nick-named Houston Intercontinental since Houston Hobby was already known as Houston International, its residents like to call it Houston Intergalactic. It is a Class B international airport serving the Greater Houston metropolitan area, the 5th biggest metropolitan area all over US. Situated around 37 kilometers 23 miles north of Downtown Houston, between US Highway 59/Interstate 69 and Interstate 45, IAH has scheduled flights to international and domestic destinations.
IAH sits on two hundred fifty acres and it has 5 terminals. A train underground interlinks Terminals B to E and over ground train interlinks all 5. This is advantageous for passengers who need to go from 1 terminal to another and do not need to go through security again prior to boarding for their flights. In 2011, IAH served more than 40 million passengers, making it the 10th busiest airports in North America. It is the biggest passenger carrying hub for United Airlines with 16.6 million passengers per year with daily median passengers of about 45 thousand. This airport also acts as the focus city for Spirit Airlines.
The airport is located almost 25 miles outside of downtown Houston which makes ground transportation service extremely important and also makes cost a factor. With shared shuttle service from SuperShuttle you can save money by sharing your van with other passenger who are going in the same direction as you. When you arrive at IAH it helps to have your airport shuttle or car service pre-arranged so that you can get on with your trip without all the hassle.
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