Hobby Airport

  • Galveston County is located 6 miles from Hobby Airport in Houston.
  • Hobby Airport provides international service to Mexico and Central and South America.
  • 4 runways ranging from 5,000 ft. long to 7,600 ft. long
  • Over 150 daily nonstop flights to more than 40 cities are serviced out of Hobby.
  • Hobby Airport is a hub for Southwest Airlines.
  • Multiple other airlines have flights out of Hobby:
    • American Airlines
    • Delta
    • JetBlue

Ellington Airport

  • Ellington Airport is one of just ten spaceports in the United States.
  • Ellington Airport is located 12 miles north Galveston County near NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
  • Ellington Airport is home to numerous military operations:
    • Texas Air National Guard
    • Army National Guard
    • Coast Guard
  • With its newly christened designation as a spaceport, Ellington Airport offers many opportunities for commercial development.
  • 3 runways including one that is 8,000 ft. long and one that is 9,000 ft. long
  • Ellington Airport

    Scholes International Airport

  • Scholes International Airport on Galveston Island is an FBO with 24-hour service.
  • Scholes features two 6,000 ft. runways that are long enough to accommodate airplanes as large as the Boeing 767.
  • Scholes has more than 60,000 aircraft operations per year.
  • George Bush Intercontinental Airport

  • Galveston County is located 42 miles to George Bush Intercontinental Airport which serves more than 40 million passengers per year.
  • Bush Airport is the 7th largest international passenger gateway into the US.
  • Bush Airport is the 7th busiest airport in the world for total aircraft movements.
  • Bush Airport is a United Hub.
  • Bush Airport is the 12th largest gateway for international cargo moved into the US.