Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport, the city’s secondary airport that mostly handles domestic flights, has unveiled expansion plans to accommodate the launch of international services from the airport. The expansion will include a new parking garage; a new concourse; terminal expansion with a new ticket counter, six additional security checkpoint lanes, five new arrival and departure gates, baggage claim and passport inspection stations and modifications to handle additional road traffic.
The expansion is expected to be complete in 2015. Southwest Airlines, which led the push for the airport’s expansion as an international airport and is also funding the new terminal, plans to operate flights to Latin America from Hobby.
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Hobby Airport’s international expansion plans revealed