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Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport

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George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) serves the nation’s fourth largest city and provides the entire Gulf Coast region with first-class facilities and a wide range of aviation services. The airport serves more than 40 million passengers annually. According to “Trusted
Traveler Network,” IAH is one of the most international-friendly points of entry for foreign travelers, and it serves as United’s gateway to Latin America. In 2013, United opened its new $97 million, 225,000-sqaure-foot Terminal B South Concourse facility dedicated to regional
flight operations at IAH and has begun redevelopment of the new Terminal C North Concourse.

Average daily flights

On average, United, together with United Express,® annually operates 539 daily flights out of IAH:

  • United Mainline – 225
  • United Regional – 314

International service

On average, United annually serves more than 100 daily nonstop flights to 64 international destinations from IAH:

  • Seven daily nonstop flights to four destinations in Europe
  • One daily nonstop flight to Tokyo
  • 85 daily nonstop flights to 53 destinations across Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Nine daily nonstop flights to five destinations in Canada
  • One nonstop flight six-times-weekly to Lagos, Nigeria

Domestic service

United operates 436 daily flights to 117 airports across the United States from IAH, including frequent daily service to top business travel markets in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.

Enplaned passengers

  • Annual – 16.2 million
  • Average daily – 44,339


Approximate total in Houston area – more than 15,000

United ClubSM
Five United Clubs located in Terminals A, B, C and E

Select community partners

  • Hobby Center for the Performing Arts
  • Houston Ballet
  • Houston Food Bank
  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
  • Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas

Sports sponsorships

  • Houston Astros
  • Houston Texans

General airport amenities

A wide variety of food and beverage establishments, newsstands and retailers; Wi-Fi throughout all terminals; automated teller
machines in each terminal; visitor information centers; currency exchange; electronics charging stations in all terminals.

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