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HOU Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: HOU / KHOU
Airport Names:
  1. William P. Hobby Airport
  2. Houston Hobby
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
GPS Coordinates: 29°38'44"N by 95°16'44"W
Area Served: Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land
Operator/Owner: City of Houston
Elevation: 46 feet (14 meters)
# of Runways: 4
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Facts about William P. Hobby Airport (HOU):

  • William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) has 4 runways.
  • The closest airport to William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) is Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field (EFD), which is located only 8 miles (12 kilometers) ESE of HOU.
  • The furthest airport from William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) is Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK), which is located 11,002 miles (17,706 kilometers) away in Cocos Islands, Australia.
  • In addition to being known as "William P. Hobby Airport", another name for HOU is "Houston Hobby".
  • In 1967 the airport was renamed after former Texas governor William P.
  • Airline flights resumed at Hobby in 1971.
  • Hobby Airport handles domestic service for six commercial airlines and is an international point of entry for general aviation activity between Texas and Mexico.
  • Because of William P. Hobby Airport's relatively low elevation of 46 feet, planes can take off or land at William P. Hobby Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • William P. Hobby Airport handled 9,054,001 passengers last year.
  • On April 9, 2012, Houston Director of Aviation Mario Diaz announced support of international flights from Hobby after multiple studies of the economic impact on the entire city of Houston.

Map of Nearest Airports from William P. Hobby Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from William P. Hobby Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
17.68 miles (12.36 km) ESEEllington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field (EFD)Houston, Texas, United StatesView Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field on a map View satellite image of Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field Set EFD as destination Airport Get more information about Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field
218.92 miles (30.45 km) WNWAndrau Airpark (AAP)Houston, Texas, United StatesView Andrau Airpark on a map View satellite image of Andrau Airpark Set AAP as destination Airport Get more information about Andrau Airpark
321.85 miles (35.16 km) ENEBaytown Airport (HPY)Baytown, Texas, United StatesView Baytown Airport on a map View satellite image of Baytown Airport Set HPY as destination Airport Get more information about Baytown Airport
422.75 miles (36.60 km) WSugar Land Regional Airport (SGR)Sugar Land, Texas (near Houston), United StatesView Sugar Land Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Sugar Land Regional Airport Set SGR as destination Airport Get more information about Sugar Land Regional Airport
523.71 miles (38.16 km) NGeorge Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)Houston, Texas, United StatesView George Bush Intercontinental Airport on a map View satellite image of George Bush Intercontinental Airport Set IAH as destination Airport Get more information about George Bush Intercontinental Airport
626.46 miles (42.59 km) WNWWest Houston Airport (IWS)Houston, Texas, United StatesView West Houston Airport on a map View satellite image of West Houston Airport Set IWS as destination Airport Get more information about West Houston Airport
733.12 miles (53.30 km) NNWDavid Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport (DWH)Houston, Texas, United StatesView David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport on a map View satellite image of David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport Set DWH as destination Airport Get more information about David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport
836.38 miles (58.55 km) SEScholes International Airport at Galveston (GLS)Galveston, Texas, United StatesView Scholes International Airport at Galveston on a map View satellite image of Scholes International Airport at Galveston Set GLS as destination Airport Get more information about Scholes International Airport at Galveston
938.71 miles (62.29 km) SSWTexas Gulf Coast Regional Airport (LJN)Angleton / Lake Jackson, Texas, United StatesView Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport Set LJN as destination Airport Get more information about Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport
1049.51 miles (79.68 km) NLone Star Executive Airport (CXO)Houston, Texas, United StatesView Lone Star Executive Airport on a map View satellite image of Lone Star Executive Airport Set CXO as destination Airport Get more information about Lone Star Executive Airport
1158.28 miles (93.80 km) SWBay City Municipal Airport (BBC)Bay City, Texas, United StatesView Bay City Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Bay City Municipal Airport Set BBC as destination Airport Get more information about Bay City Municipal Airport
1259.20 miles (95.27 km) WSWWharton Regional Airport (WHT)Wharton, Texas, United StatesView Wharton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Wharton Regional Airport Set WHT as destination Airport Get more information about Wharton Regional Airport
1370.18 miles (112.94 km) ENEBeaumont Municipal Airport (BMT)Beaumont, Texas, United StatesView Beaumont Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Beaumont Municipal Airport Set BMT as destination Airport Get more information about Beaumont Municipal Airport
1478.29 miles (126.00 km) NNWBruce Brothers Huntsville Regional Airport (HTV)Huntsville, Texas, United StatesView Bruce Brothers Huntsville Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Bruce Brothers Huntsville Regional Airport Set HTV as destination Airport Get more information about Bruce Brothers Huntsville Regional Airport
1578.34 miles (126.07 km) ENEJack Brooks Regional Airport (BPT)Beaumont/Port Arthur, Texas, United StatesView Jack Brooks Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Jack Brooks Regional Airport Set BPT as destination Airport Get more information about Jack Brooks Regional Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from William P. Hobby Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from William P. Hobby Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,002.05 miles (17,706.03 km) SWCocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK)Cocos Islands, AustraliaView Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport Set CCK as destination Airport Get more information about Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport
210,935.62 miles (17,599.14 km) ESESir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map View satellite image of Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
310,658.40 miles (17,152.99 km) WShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Shark Bay Airport Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport
410,645.79 miles (17,132.69 km) WKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalbarri Airport Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
510,634.99 miles (17,115.31 km) WSWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map View satellite image of Margaret River Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
610,633.92 miles (17,113.60 km) ESESir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map View satellite image of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
710,633.35 miles (17,112.68 km) WCarnarvon Airport (CVQ)Carnarvon, Western Australia, AustraliaView Carnarvon Airport on a map View satellite image of Carnarvon Airport Set CVQ as destination Airport Get more information about Carnarvon Airport
810,632.69 miles (17,111.61 km) WGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map View satellite image of Geraldton Airport Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
910,626.11 miles (17,101.02 km) WJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Jurien Bay Airport Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
1010,617.96 miles (17,087.91 km) WSWBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Busselton Regional Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
1110,607.15 miles (17,070.51 km) WSWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map View satellite image of Rottnest Airport Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
1210,602.03 miles (17,062.27 km) WSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map View satellite image of Bunbury Airport Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
1310,587.52 miles (17,038.92 km) WSWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map View satellite image of Jandakot Airport Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
1410,581.89 miles (17,029.86 km) WSWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map View satellite image of Perth Airport Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1510,580.51 miles (17,027.64 km) WMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map View satellite image of Mullewa Airport Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport