Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport

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. The new Terminal C North concourse was completed in early 2017.

Average daily flights

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

  • United Mainline – 226
  • United Regional – 258

International service

On average, United annually serves 60 daily nonstop flights to 60 international destinations from IAH:

  • Nonstop flights to four destinations in Europe
  • Nonstop flights to two destination in Asia
  • Nonstop flights to 50 destinations across Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Nonstop flights to four destinations in Canada

Domestic service

United operates approximately 388 daily flights to approximately 114 airports across the United States from IAH, including frequent daily service to top business travel markets in Newark/New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.

Enplaned passengers

  • Annual – 15.2 million
  • Average daily – 41,500


Approximate total in Houston area – 14,100

United ClubSM

Five United Clubs located in Terminals A, B, C and E. The new Polaris lounge will open at IAH summer 2018.

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.