Houston William P. Hobby Airport Arrivals (HOU)

Houston William P. Hobby International Airport

7800 Airport Boulevard, Houston,
TX 77061, USA

Tel: +1 (0) 713 6403000
Web: fly2houston.com

Airport Codes:
IATA code: HOU

HOU Arrivals today

About William P. Hobby Airport and flight arrivals

In the entire Houston city, Texas, William P. Hobby Airport is the largest and also oldest commercial international airport. It is 7 miles from downtown Houston. Hobby was also the primary Houston airport until George Bush international airport was built. The George Bush Airport started with HOU arrivals in the year of 1969. Hobby arrivals actually stopped after the opening of the intercontinental Houston airport. After 7 years it re-started. It  become the secondary airport for the popular domestic airline service and the center for the private and corporate aviation. It is the base for southwest airlines that serves Houston Hobby arrivals both domestic and international flights from.

Top routes from HOU

Most flights are by far the most operated by Southwest Airlines. Flights are offered to many major as well as small cities in the US. Then there are also some international flights. These often go via Atlanta or Denver, but direct flights abroad are also available. These are destinations in Central America and the Caribbean. Some examples:

Airport map


Jet age arrivals in William P. Hobby Airport
  • The first Houston Hobby airport arrivals were non-stop Delta Douglas DC-8s from New York in December 1959.
  • In the year 1960, Boeing 707s was introduced by Braniff International which were a non-stop Hobby airport flight arrivals  from Dallas Love Field.
  • At the same time, they also direct to Chicago O’Hare Airport, Dallas Love Field, and direct to Denver, Kansas City, Minneapolis/St. Paul, and Lubbock.
  • The international Hobby flight arrivals of this airport started in the year 1960’s. Currently there are hundreds of internationally serving airlines from/to Hobby.
  • The vertical construction of the airport expansions was officially finished on 15th October, 2015. Southwest airlines recently launched the international Hobby airport arrivals the same day.
Ground transportation at William P. Hobby Airport


  • To Downtown Houston: Enter I-45 N from Broadway St. Follow I-45 N to Pease St. Take Exit 46 from I-45 N. Take Chartres St to your destination in city center of Houston.
  • To IAH Airport: Enter I-45 S. Take the Sam Houston Tollway N and TX-8 Beltway N to the N Sam Houston Pkwy E/Texas 8 Beltway Frontage Rd. Take the exit toward J F K Blvd from TX-8 Beltway N. Drive onto John F Kennedy Blvd. Arrive at IAH Airport.

When considering the Metropolitan Transit legitimate of Harris County, it ends at Curbzone 13. There are different numbers of Courtesy vans in operation by the different motels and hotels in and around the entire Houston region. At the same time, the passengers or others can also see courtesy telephones in the baggage claim areas when having HOU arrivals for requesting the pick-up for most of the motels and hotels.

For the budget conscious individuals, there are also shared ride shuttle services available when they experience Hobby arrivals when SuperShuttle ceased business along with the citing contest from trip sharing services Lyft and Uber.

In addition, there are also regularly  shuttle and bus service given by the different carriers to the locations from Houston to the different areas outside the metropolitan region of Houston and to the College Station and Galveston. Such kinds of services can also be found in the baggage claim area.

You can also find taxis at Curb Zone 3, and at Curb Zone 5, you can find two different types of transportation services such as Uber and Lyft.

Car Rental: when you arrive at the airport you walk to the baggage claim. Once you have found your luggage, you can walk to one of the car rental agencies. Alamo, Avis, Thrift Car Rental, Hertz, National and more offer all kinds of cars to continue your journey. Then follow the signs for Ground Transportation and Rental Car Shuttles. There are free shuttle buses. The pick up is from the curb zone 1. Drop off will be at the ticketing level.

If you want to get some more details about the Hobby airport flight arrivals, you can directly contact an official website of this airport for the information regarding the Hobby flight arrivals through the telephone, email, or live chat. At the same time, the flight arrivals are often listed in the form of table at the official website for giving regular and updated flight arrivals related information and timing and it will be greatly helpful for people. But of course it’s also on this page possible to see the live Hobby airport arrivals.


You have three parking locations. Those are Red Garage, Blue Garage, and Green Ecopark.

  • Red and Blue Garage: covered daily parking rate is $28. You can also park for a short time. The first ten minutes is $1 and then $5 until the hour. Parking increases slowly until five hours, after which the daily rate applies.
  • At Parking Green Ecopark there is a daily rate of $9.24 plus tax. This is uncovered parking.
Parking and terminal map


Hobby airport terminal and passenger statistics

There is only 1 terminal for all Hobby arrivals with 30 gates divided into 2 concourses. The domestic baggage claim is separate from the international arrivals hall Eventually the exit area will be the same. These concourses are either for domestic flights or international flights. The substantial growth since 2009 has not been unseen. The airport has grown from 8 to more than 14 million passengers per year. The Hobby airport arrivals from Dallas-Love Field, Atlanta and Denver are responsible for most traffic. Due to corona many flights have been cancelled to eventually only have 6-7 million passengers in 2020. Total passengers 2021: 11,307,392

Lounges: USO Lounge Level 1, Gate 46.


Within a five minute drive there are several hotels where you can spend the night. These hotels near the airport are good options after a late arrival for example. We have selected a number of hotels with shuttle:

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Hobby Airport
  • Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Houston Hobby Airport
  • Hilton Garden Inn Houston Hobby Airport
  • Holiday Inn Houston Hobby Airport, an IHG Hotel
  • GreenTree Hotel – Houston Hobby Airport