Texas airports include both domestic and international airports. There are 393 airports in Texas for the public to use. Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and George Bush Intercontinental Airport are the major international airports in Texas.
Disclaimer : All efforts have been made to make this image accurate. However Compare Infobase Limited, its directors and employees do not own any responsibility for the correctness or authenticity of the same.
Airports in Texas
Texas has the highest number of airports among all the states in the U.S. Air transportation is a major mode of public transportation in the state. Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and George Bush Intercontinental Airport are the major international airports in Texas state.
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
In terms of area and passengers transported, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is the biggest airport in Texas. It is also popularly referred to as DFW. By area, it is the fourth biggest in the world and the second biggest in the U.S. The area of the airport is 18,076 acres (73.15 km2).
In terms of traffic movement, Dallas Fort Worth is the busiest in Texas and the fourth busiest in the U.S. It is the sixth busiest worldwide and transports 26,663,984 passengers every year. American/American Eagle of AMR Corporation., the biggest airline in the world in terms of passenger fleet volume and overall passenger-miles traveled, uses Dallas Fort Worth as its principal and biggest hub. DFW serves 46 overseas and 144 domestic destinations. The airport has five terminals. The top domestic destinations of DFW are listed below :
Los Angeles, CA
San Antonio, TX
Las Vegas, NV
New York, NY
George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
George Bush Intercontinental Airport is the second biggest airport in Texas. It is located in Houston. George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) serves as the biggest hub of Continental Airlines, which is also based in Houston. It is a Class B International Airport that serves the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown Metropolitan Region. George Bush Intercontinental operates flights to majority of destinations in Mexico and this is higher than any other airport in the U.S. This airport also has five terminals. The top domestic destinations of IAH are as follows:
Colorado Denver, CO
California Los Angeles, CA
Illinois Chicago, IL
New Jersey Newark, NJ
Arizona Phoenix, AZ
Nevada Las Vegas, NV
Louisiana New Orleans, LA
Texas Dallas/Fort Worth,TX
California San Francisco, CA
Washington (U.S. State) Seattle, WA
Other Texas airports that serve more than 4 million passengers every year are as follows:
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
San Antonio International Airport
William P. Hobby Airport
Dallas Love Field
Del Rio International Airport is the smallest airport in the state. It is scheduled to be authorized as an international airport.
At present, Southwest Airlines has its operations at Dallas Love Field. The airlines also has its headquarters located in Dallas. In terms of count of passengers transported domestically every year, it is the biggest airline in the U.S. and in terms of number of passengers transported, it is the biggest airline in the world.