Houston Airport - IAH - Terminal D
International Arrivals Building (IAB)

George Bush Airport Terminal D does not serve intentational arrivals at the moment, thus are served in Terminal E. It will begin to operate international flights in 2021. It is also known with the name: Mickey Leland Terminal.


Present & Future

Currently, it has been going on a development programme in order to modernise Terminal D, since it is 20 years old, to ease passenger processing, since it operated over capacity during peak hours. It is expected that the renovation works will last at least until 2021.


Transfer between Terminals

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Terminal Map Houston Airport

Check the Terminal Map of Houston Airport. Terminal D is located at the East. North of Terminal E.

Houston Terminal Map


It has two Departures levels. The terminal building has 5 levels:


- Level LL

Access to the Subway that reaches Terminals A/B/C and the Marriot Hotel. It is only possible to access to the Subway via the pre-security terminal area.


- Level 1 - Check-in and International Arrivals

The terminal handles International Arrivals: E. Serves all non-United international flights, and some United Express International Arrivals.


It has:

- Parking D and E - access through a Tunnel Level

- Passenger Drop-Off / Pick-up Lanes

- Ticketing/Check-In

- You can access to Terminals A, B and C through an escalator.

- Baggage claim area


From the Arrivals Level passengers can go down to Tunnel Level:

- International Arrivals

- Parking D and Parking E. Valet Parking is located in Level 2. The Electric Vehicle Charging Stations are located on Level 3 - D side.


And passengers can go up to:

- The Mezzanine Level with The Centurion® Lounge (American Express) and access to gates D1-D12.


At the Arrivals level there is one Starbucks, Defibrillators and other services provided in all the other terminals as Restrooms, Courtesy Phones, Elevators or Escalators.


Mezzanine Level (M)

it is located The Centurion® Lounge runned by American Express. From Mezzanine Level passengers have access to Level 1 (down) and level 2 (up of Terminal D).


- Level 2 - Departures

it has gates from D1 to D12 located through all the terminal.

- Close to gate D1 there is a walkway that links to Terminal C: gates C14-C45.

- In front of gates D7 and D8 there is a walkway where there is the limit of Terminal D and Terminal E starts.

- To get to A, B and C terminals and Marriott hotel, there is an elevator and escalator in this level (just pre-security access).

From the walkway that links Terminal D and E (in Terminal E area) passengers can reach the Skyway to go to Terminals A, B and C (Level 3 Platform Area (Elevated Train). This means that Terminal D doesn’t have a Skyway Station but passengers have access to Terminal E to pick up the Skytrain. The walkway reaches also the gates of Terminal E: from E1 to E24.



There are various amenities and services offered along the Terminal D - Departures Level as: Defibrillators, Currency Exchange, ATMs, Shoe Shine, Nursery, Smoking Area, Chapel (located between the KLM Crown Lounge and British Airways Lounge), Valet Parking, among others. There are various restaurants and shops as well.


- Level 3 - Skyway

It is located the Skyway (elevated train) that runs to the terminals A/B/C (use Skyway Station in Terminal E). The Skyway is only accessible when crossing the secured concourse.

Amenities and Services at the Terminal

Terminal D is provided with various services that are shared with the other Terminals as Pet Relief Area, Valet Parking, Baggage Carts, etc. It has other services that are not shared in every terminal at Houston airport as Currency Exchange, Nursery or USO.  


Flight Status

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- Flight Arrivals at terminal D

- Flight Departures from terminal D


Airlines that operate from Terminal D

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Airport lounges at Terminal D - Houston airport

Various lounges are located at Terminal D of Houston airport: they are divided between Lounges and Executive Lounges.



- Air France Lounge: Location: Next to gate D12

- KLM Crown Lounge: Location: In front of gate D8

- British Airways Lounge: Location: In front of D9

- Centurion Lounge: Location: Airisde, Gate 8

- USO: Location: Airside, across Gate D2


Executive Lounges (Between gates D5 and D6):

- Air China

- Emirates

- Lufthansa

- Qatar Airways