But finding your way around George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and William P. Hobby (HOU) Airports in Houston is not one.
Houston airport System (Fly2Houston) will be the first in the world to offer way-finding, turn-by-turn, technology, and for some travelers, the best news is no new APP is required. Once the traveler enters one of the Houston airports, they can launch their device’s browser to connect to the interactive map. According to the news release, airport officials sent on Monday,
“Maps Online,” from Locus Labs, provides
“transit path” directions that will take the user from their originating point to their destination with the most direct and efficient path possible.”
As someone who was once based in Houston, you will want to go off the beaten path. There are retail shops and a bunch of eateries that offer everything from delicious Asian foods to “Real Food” (not a description but the name of the restaurant), where you can get the best pulled-pork, corn on the cob, barbecue chicken with generous sides of sweet potatoes, baked spuds, cornbread, grilled vegetables or raw fresh vegetables for the best tossed -salads.
If you are looking for last-minute gifts such as cowboy boots and Stetson hats, this new map, turn-by-turn technology will be your best travel companion to find all the Houston Airport Systems has to offer.
There’s just one drawback, IAH (George Bush Intercontinental Airport) boasts of the best on-time performance – so you won’t have too much time to spend there between flights.