Bush, Hobby airports to reopen on limited basis today

Airports closed due to flooding


HOUSTON – Both airports in the Bayou City will reopen Wednesday at 4 p.m.

Bush Intercontinental Airport and Hobby Airport closed over the weekend after massive flooding across the city.

For days, flights in and out of the city were by planes carrying much-need supplies. United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines and American Airlines each say they've airlifted supplies into or people out of the city since Hurricane Harvey hit on Friday.


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George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is a major hub for United Airlines and services 28 other airlines and 42 million passengers annually. The other, William P. Hobby Airport (HOU), is a key airport for Texas-based Southwest Airlines and handles 13 million passengers every year.

There will be limited domestic airline passenger service with plans to phase in full service by this weekend.

People with flights to Houston are encouraged to contact their airline provider for additional information.