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George Bush Intercontinental Airport

airport in Houston, Texas, United States

George Bush Intercontinental Airport is an international airport in Houston, Texas. It opened in June 1969.[1]

George Bush Intercontinental Airport
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The airport as seen from the air
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Houston
OperatorHouston Airport System
ServesHouston, Texas
LocationHouston, Texas
Hub forUnited Airlines

The airport has five runways.[1] At least 700 planes takeoff from the airport daily.[1] These planes carried 40,007,345 passengers during the year of 2009.[2] Planes fly from this airport to around 170 cities in the world.[1]



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