Photos: George Bush IAH airport celebrates 45 years

Photos: George Bush IAH airport celebrates 45 years

Credit: IAH Airport

HOUSTON -- The George Bush Intercontinental Airport is celebrating its 45th anniversary on Saturday, June 7, 2014. This photo shows Terminal B in 1970.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on May 30, 2014 at 6:49 PM

Updated Friday, May 30 at 9:17 PM

HOUSTON -- George Bush Intercontinental Airport is turning 45 in June, and you’re invited to help celebrate this important milestone.

The airport is holding a family celebration on Saturday, June 7, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the United Airlines Hangar. Free parking is available at 5050 Wright Road and shuttles will leave every five minutes.

Click here for more information on the big birthday bash.

Houston Intercontinental Airport, as it was originally known, first opened its doors in June 1969. It was later renamed after the 41st president of the United States, George H. W. Bush and is now the 11th busiest airport in the nation.

The airport offers service to more Mexican destinations than any other U.S. Airport.

To view the slideshow on your mobile device, click here.

Click here to read more about the history of George Bush Intercontinental Airport.

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