Posted on November 10th, 2022
William P. Hobby Airport is a public airport in Houston, Texas, located 7 miles from downtown Houston. The airport covers 1,304 acres and has four runways. Hobby Airport is Houston’s oldest commercial airport and was the city’s primary air terminal until the opening of Houston Intercontinental Airport in 1969. HOU is Houston‘s oldest commercial airport and was previously the only commercial airport. The newest is Houston Intercontinental Airport, now George Bush Intercontinental, which opened in 1969.
Hobby serves Houston as a secondary airport handling domestic, and commercial flights and is a regional center for private aviation. Its four long runways offer full service for most sizes of aircraft, other than the largest 747s.
Flying to and from Houston? If so, you’ve probably considered a private jet at HOU. The airport has 6 full-service FBOs that provide everything you need to fly privately, from chartered aircraft, in-flight catering, and fueling and maintenance. There are also private FBO lobbies for passengers to enjoy, where you can watch TV or have cool drinks. Other services include business centers, valet parking, and customs and immigration.
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