Private Airports in Houston, TX

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Private airports in Houston are found in mass quantities, accommodating charter planes while relieving traffic at IAH. With just over two dozen airports located within 50 nautical miles, you’ll have plenty of options for your private flight in Houston and neighboring areas of the state of Texas.

Houston Private Airports

There are a total of 27 airports within 50 miles of downtown Houston, creating flexible options for your private flight. Speak with one of our advisors to review all the options.

(KHOU, HOU) William P. Hobby Airport – Houston, TX

William P. Hobby Airport (IATA: HOU, ICAO: KHOU, FAA LID: HOU) is an international airport located 7 miles from downtown. It’s the city’s oldest commercial airport, and served as the primary airport until George Bush Intercontinental opened in 1969. Today, William P. Hobby serves as a secondary airport for domestic airline service, as well as a regional hub for corporate and private aviation.

The airport offers 4 runways to handle a large amount of air traffic from a variety of different sized aircraft:

  • 4/22:        7,602-feet | concrete
  • 13L/31R: 5,148-feet | concrete
  • 13R/31L: 7,602-feet | asphalt
  • 17/35:      6,000-feet | asphalt/concrete

If you’re a frequent private flyer with a preferred FBO, you can choose between Signature Flight Support, Million Air, Atlantic Aviation, Wilson Air Center and Jet Aviation, each operating one of the 5 private terminals located on-site. Speak with one of our brokers to arrange your upcoming flight to (KHOU) William P. Hobby Airport.

(KIAH, IAH) George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Houston, TX

Schedule your flight to arrive at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, (IATA: IAH, ICAO: KIAH, FAA LID: IAH), one of the largest, busiest airports in the United States.  It’s located 23 miles north of downtown, and is named after George H. W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States.

(KIAH) George Bush Intercontinental is the second largest facility in Texas, featuring 5 terminals and 5 concrete runways. Each of the runways are long enough to accommodate jets and VIP airliners of any size. There are two FBOs operated by Signature Flight Support and Atlantic Aviation. George Bush Intercontinental is also a focal point for air cargo, ranking as the 12th largest facility for international air cargo.

(KEFD, EFD) Ellington Airport – Webster, TX

Fly private to Ellington Airport (IATA: EFD, ICAO: KEFD, FAA LID: EFD) a public/military airport located 15 nautical miles southeast of downtown Houston in Harris County, TX. The airport is commonly known as Ellington Field, and does not offer scheduled commercial airline service.

KEFD Ellington Field covers 2,362 acres and offers three runways with concrete surfaces: 4/22 and 17R/35L are long enough to accommodate any size business jet. The airport is home to nearly 200 aircraft and averages nearly 350 operations per day, with around 70% accounting for general aviation and 20% military activity.

(KTME, TME) Houston Executive Airport – Brookshire, TX

Private business flights heading to the west side of the city can arrive at Houston Executive Airport (ICAO: KTME, FAA LID: TME, formerly 78T), a public-use airport in unincorporated Waller County, Texas. It’s located about 28 miles directly west of downtown Houston, and its closest city is nearby Brookshire.

Houston Executive Airport opened in January 2007, and was privately funded by Ron Henriksen, a local businessman and pilot. Houston Executive caters to businesses based in the Energy Corridor area of Houston. (KTME) Houston Executive features a single 6,610-foot asphalt runway, and Henriksen Jet Center operates the lone FBO, offering hangar space, Wi-Fi internet, crew lounge, rental cars, luxury crew cars, and 24-hour service.

(KDWH, DWH) David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport – Spring, TX

Offering an additional departure and arrival option for private flights in the region, David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport (IATA: DWH, ICAO: KDWH, FAA LID: DWH) is a public airport in unincorporated Harris County, Texas. It’s the busiest general aviation facility in Texas, and consistently ranks as one of the busiest general aviation hubs in the United States.

David Wayne Hooks Memorial offers 3 runways in total: 17R/35L, a 7,009 foot asphalt runway, 17L/35R, a 3,987 foot asphalt runway, and 17W/35W, a 2,530 foot waterway for seaplanes. David Wayne Hooks Memorial also holds the distinction as one of the only privately owned airports in the country with a Federal Aviation Administration control tower. Tomball Jet Center and Gill Aviation run the two FBOs located on-site.

(KSGR, SGR) Sugar Land Regional Airport – Sugar Land, TX

Fly your business jet to Sugar Land Regional Airport (IATA: SGR, ICAO: KSGR, FAA LID: SGR), a city-owned, public airport located in Sugar Land, Texas. It’s located just 17 miles southwest of Houston’s central business district, making it a popular hub for turbo-props and corporate jets. Formerly known as Sugar Land Municipal and previously as Hull Field, it is the fourth-largest airport within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area.

(KSGR) Sugar Land Regional offers a single 8,000-foot concrete runway (17/35) to accommodate a variety of private aircraft, ranging anywhere between smaller piston and turbo-prop aircraft such as a Cirrus SR-22 and Cessna Caravan, to mid-size and long-range heavy jets, including Falcon 900sChallenger 600s and Gulfstream 500s. Global Select operates the only FBO at (SGR) Sugar Land Regional.

(KCXO, CXO) Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport – Conroe, TX

If you’re planning to travel to the northside of Houston, we can arrange for your charter flight to arrive at Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport (IATA: CXO, ICAO: KCXO, FAA LID: CXO), a county-owned airport located in in Conroe, Montgomery County, about 37 miles north of downtown Houston. It was formerly know as Lone Star Executive and Montgomery County.

(CXO) Conroe-North Houston Airport is an international hub, offering a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Federal Inspection Station to service corporate and business travelers arriving from outside the United States. It’s also an all-weather facility, featuring two concrete runways for private planes: 14/32 is 7,501 feet, and 1/19 measures 5,000 feet in length. Galaxy FBO and General Aviation Services operate the two FBOs located here.

(KLVJ, LVJ) Pearland Regional Airport – Pearland, TX

Planning on arriving or departing southeast of Houston? We can arrange for your flight to go in/out of Pearland Regional Airport (ICAO: KLVJ, FAA LID: LVJ), a public-use general aviation airport located about 25 southeast of downtown Houston. The airport and its FBO are both managed by Texas Aviation Partners.

(KLVJ) Pearland Regional, formerly known as Clover Field, offers a single 4,313 -foot concrete runway (14/32) to accommodate turbo-props and light jets, including Cessna Citations (CJ3, Citation III, Citation V) and Learjets (31, 35). Rent a private jet or helicopter out of (LVJ) Pearland Regional using our 24 hour aviation services.

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