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Houston Airport Informational Guide to George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) - NON OFFICIAL

IAH Terminal A

George Bush Airport Terminal A hosts the domestic and short-haul flights from and to Houston Airport operated by the domestic carriers excepting for United, Canadian and some United Express domestic and international departures.

Houston Airport Terminal A was one of the two first terminals in Houston Airport in 1969.

Terminal Map Houston Airport

Check the Terminal Map of Houston Airport. Terminal A is located at the West.

Houston Terminal Map


The terminal building has 4 levels:

Level LL

There is the Subway that runs to Terminal B/C/D/E and the Hotel Marriott.

Level 1

This is the Arrivals level. Passengers will find baggage claim, access to ground transportation and parking. 

There are also some services available in that level. 

Level 2 

This is the check-in and departures area. 

There are gates from A1 to A30 located in two different areas grouped as:

- North Concourse: Gates from A1 to A15. There is an access to the Skyway to Terminals B/C/D/E (Level 3 - Elevated Train).

- South Concourse: Gates from A17 to A30.

To access to both groups of gates it is necessary to cross the Security Checkpoint for each one.

From the Ticketing/Check-in area there is access to the Subway that runs to Terminals B/C/D/E and the Marriot Hotel (Level LL - Underground Train).

Level 3 

There is the Skyway that runs to the terminals B/C/D/E.

Transfer between Terminals

Passengers can move through terminals by the Skyway on airside or the Subway, in landside.

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- Restaurants and cafeterias
- Duty Free
- Shops
- ATMs
- Baggage Carts and Wrap
- Defibrillators
- Foreign Currency Exchange
- Nursery
- Power Charging Stations
- Rapid Charger Machines
- Pet Relief Area
- Telephones
- TTY Phones

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Airport Lounges

American Airlines Admirals Club: Terminal A. Services: snacks, Wi-Fi, drinks, TV, among others. 

United Airlines United Club: Terminal A. Services: snacks, Wi-Fi, drinks, newspapers and magazines, Tv, Internet Terminals, Telephones, among others. 

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