George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is an international airport in the city of Houston, Texas, United States serving the Greater Houston area.
Bush Intercontinental Airport is located 23 miles (37 kilometers) north of Downtown Houston—between Interstate 45 and U.S. Highway 59—and is adjacent to the city of Humble.
Bush Intercontinental is Texas's second-largest air facility—after Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. The airport has scheduled flights to destinations in the United States, flights to international destinations in Asia, Canada, the Caribbean, Central America, Europe, Mexico, South America, and scheduled charter flights to Africa.
Houston is the headquarters of Continental Airlines, and Bush Intercontinental is Continental's largest hub, with an average of over 700 daily departures.