- State: TX
- Country: United StatesHouston
Major Attractions and Locations:
Rice University, Texas Southern University, University of Houston, Astrodome, Sugar Land Field, Memorial Park, Bunker Hill Village, Pecan Grove.
Metropolitan Houston: 4,290,277, Houston 1,953,631
George Bush Intercontinental Airport
Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH),the 8th busiest commercial airport in the US, joined the Houston Airport System in June 1969. It is located approximately 23 miles north of downtown Houston, near the Sam Houston Tollway (Beltway 8 North).
William P. Hobby Airport
Houston's second largest airport, Hobby Airport (HOU),has been serving the Houston for more than 60 years. Hobby Airport is located approximately seven miles south of downtown Houston, near I-45/Gulf Freeway, the major highway heading from the City to NASA and Galveston Island. Hobby Airport is the 41st busiest airport in the nation.
GROUND TRANSPORTATION SERVICES
For airport limo or ground transportation information call: (713) 644-3980, (713) 463-8111. Or call:
Express Shuttle, 713-523-8888
Texans Super Shuttle, 713-781-6660
Airport Shuttle America, 281-530-4000
Taxi, bus, and other ground transportation services are available from these airports to Houston and the surrounding area.
Standard Taxi Rates (from Bush Int'l): $33.50 (North Houston) or $37.50 (Downtown/CBD) to $73.50 (Nasa Space Center).
Rent-A-Car Advantage 800-777-5500, Alamo 800-327-9633, Avis 800-331-1212, Hertz 800-654-3131.
Travel Information Centers of the Texas, Department of Transportation, offers trip routing information and emergency road conditions. 800 452 9292 (8 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily).
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