7800 Airport Blvd, Houston Texas 77061
713-640-3000 Fax 1-7703
The William P. Hobby Airport in Houston is one of three operated by the Houston Airport System, the others being Bush Intercontinental Airport and Ellington Field. The Houston Airport System is run by the City of Houston's Department of Aviation.
Hobby is the oldest of the three. The site was acquired in 1937. Howard Hughes was responsible for some of the early improvements, including the first control tower in 1938. The city of Houston named the airport after him, but later retracted the idea when they learned that the federal government would not provide funds for airports named after a living person.
Other Transportation nearby:
(Alvin) Alvin Airpark Airport
(Houston) Andrau Airpark Airport
(Angleton) Bailes Airport
(League City) Bay Electric Supply Heliport
(Angleton) Brazoria County Airport
(Houston) Bush Intercontinental Airport
06/08 Coming to The Houston area
Pearland Crawfish Festival Pearland TX April5-7 Great crawfish, food, music, and fun.
Great Texas Mosquito Festival Clute TX July25-27 Many booths with a variety of foods, along with arts and crafts and more. The carnival provides three days of fun for children and adults.
Houston Hot Sauce Festival Houston TX September21-22 The Houston Hot Sauce Festival, conducted in September, showcases everything from sauce, salsa and spices to jams, jellies and pickles. The festival also features cooking demonstrations and on stage entertainment.
Texas Rice Festival Winnie TX October2-6 Bar-B-Que Cook-off Weekend,
Horseshoe & Washer Pitching Tournaments,
Rice Run 5k & Kids Fun Run,
Queen’s Coronation & Street Dance
Houston Italian Festival Houston TX October10-13 Fiesta Italiana! Bringing Italian culture to life.
Texas Renaissance Festival Plantersville TX October12-December1 Men and women decked out in the latest in 16th century Renaissance garb, jousting, juggling, dancing and feasting at the King's banquet hall.