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Houston to Urumqi Flights

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Houston and Urumqi airports and terminals

Airports in Houston TX, US
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    George Bush Airport (IAH)

    Distance from City Center: 17.8 miles

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    Hobby Airport (HOU)

    Distance from City Center: 13.1 miles

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Airports in Urumqi , CN
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    Urumqi Airport (URC)

    Distance from City Center: 17.5 miles

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Flights to Urumqi

George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Booking flights from Houston is easy if you use the services offered on Orbitz.com. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is the main airport that serves those traveling in and out of the city. Named after George H. W. Bush, this airport serves tens of millions of travelers yearly and was the 10th busiest airport in the United States in 2011. Airlines that service this airport include American Airlines, British Airways, Delta, Air Canada and Air France. Find low-cost tickets to destinations around the world on Orbitz.com.

Houston Airport Parking

Parking at George Bush Intercontinental Airport costs $17 per day, and you can purchase airport parking tickets in advance on Orbitz.com. However, if you are planning a long trip, this cost can add up. There are many companies that offer off-site parking to Houston travelers at cheaper rates. Ramada, which is approximately four miles from the airport, charges travelers $25 per week for parking and offers shuttle services to and from the airport. Park 'N Fly is located approximately three miles from the airport and charges $7 daily for parking, and Rocket Parking is located just over four miles from the airport, charging $5.50 per day.

Ground Transportation in Houston

The Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority has a bus and rail system that will get Houston residents to and from the airport. The airport has courtesy vans that will pick travelers up from locations that are within a five mile radius of the airport. Taxis are also available throughout the city and are the quickest option for those who choose not to drive or take public transportation. If you are arriving in Houston and need transportation, you can find great deals on rental cars on Orbitz.com. Customers can check out the latest sales to find bargain prices.

Airport Dining Facilities

George Bush Intercontinental Airport has a variety of restaurants that you can enjoy while waiting for your flight. Urban Crave, Cat Cora's Kitchen and Harlon's BBQ offer southern-style dishes. There are also many restaurant chains at this airport, including Schlotzky's Deli, Chili's and Popeye's Chicken. Book your flights from Houston using Orbitz.com and arrive at the airport early enough to relax and enjoy a fine meal.

Urumqi Diwopu International Airport

Orbitz.com can find you cheap flights to Urumqi quickly. The website displays all of the available flights on your computer screen, so you can choose an air travel option that suits your needs. The Urumqi Diwopu International Airport is located in Diwopu, 10 miles northwest of the center of Urumqi. The airport is a major hub for China Southern Airlines and serves over nine million passengers each year. Some of the airlines that offer flights to and from the airport include Air China, China Eastern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines and Hainan Airlines.

Transportation from the Airport

A shuttle bus runs from the airport to Urumqi approximately every hour. Tickets for the shuttle bus cost 10 CNY ($1.57). Public buses 51 and 27 also transport passengers into the city for 1 CNY ($.18).

Climate in Urumqi

Urumqi has hot summers and very cold winters. The temperatures also vary significantly from day to night. The low temperatures in the winter range from two to eight degrees Fahrenheit, and the high temperatures range from the high teens to the low 20s. The low temperatures in the summer average in the low to mid-60s, and the high temperatures average from the low to mid-80s. If you want warm weather during your trip, use Orbitz.com to schedule your vacation between June and August.

Highlights and Attractions

Urumqi Tianchi Lake, the Tainshan Mountains and Red Mountain are popular attractions in Urumqi. If you like museums, you can visit the Xinjiang Uygur Museum, the Urumqi Museum and the Xinjiang Regional Museum. Orbitz.com does more than find cheap flights to Urumqi. The website has all the tools you need to plan your entire vacation.

Flight schedule for flights from Houston to Urumqi on Sat, Dec 20, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Air China/Air China CA996/CA1253 IAH 12:05 AM URC 11:45 AM 773/738 21hr 40min
Air China/Shenzhen Airlines CA996/ZH1253 IAH 12:05 AM URC 11:45 AM 773/737 21hr 40min
United Airlines/Air China UA7602/CA1253 IAH 12:05 AM URC 11:45 AM 773/738 21hr 40min
Air China/China Southern Airlines CA996/CZ6931 IAH 12:05 AM URC 11:55 AM 773/321 21hr 50min
Air China/Hainan Airlines CA996/HU7245 IAH 12:05 AM URC 11:55 AM 773/738 21hr 50min
United Airlines/China Southern Airlines UA7602/CZ6931 IAH 12:05 AM URC 11:55 AM 773/321 21hr 50min
United Airlines/Hainan Airlines UA7602/HU7245 IAH 12:05 AM URC 11:55 AM 773/738 21hr 50min
Air China/Air China CA996/CA1293 IAH 12:05 AM URC 12:35 PM 773/738 22hr 30min
Air China/Shenzhen Airlines CA996/ZH1293 IAH 12:05 AM URC 12:35 PM 773/737 22hr 30min
United Airlines/Air China UA7602/CA1293 IAH 12:05 AM URC 12:35 PM 773/738 22hr 30min
United Airlines/Shenzhen Airlines UA7602/ZH1293 IAH 12:05 AM URC 12:35 PM 773/737 22hr 30min