Opened in 1969.
Data as of 1995
Management Owned and operated by the City of Houston, Department of Aviation.
Land Approximately 9,000 acres.
Runways 4 principle runways. 12,000'; 10,000'; 9,400'and 6,000'.
Terminal Terminals A & B - 40 gates; Terminal C - 30 gates; Mickey Leland International Airlines building - 12 gates.
Flights Nonstop or direct service to 114 cities in the U. S. and international service to 38 cities in 20 countries.
Carriers 21 domestic and foreign airlines and 14 all-cargo airlines.
Passengers 24,690,166 (including 2,900,105 international) Ranked 16th busiest airport in the nation and 9th for international passengers.
Parking 17,000 spaces.