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Arrive in the vibrant city of Houston ready to experience this larger than life destination, when you choose flights from Beirut to Houston with Qatar Airways. Whether you are heading to Texas for business or pleasure, our luxury service will ensure you arrive relaxed and revitalised, with spacious seats, delicious in-flight cuisine prepared by award-winning chefs and thousands of in-flight entertainment options. Comfort and elegance on board one of our state-of-the-art luxury aircraft is standard.
The first thing that strikes you when you visit Houston is the sheer scale not just of the skyscrapers and the size of the city itself, but of the welcome. Local hospitality is legendary, as is the city's lively cosmopolitan atmosphere. As the fourth largest city in the U.S., Houston is home to some of its best museums, busiest shopping centres and most famous landmarks, making it a great place for business or pleasure. Arrive in this famous Texan city in style, when you travel luxury long-haul with Qatar Airways.
One of the region’s most important air transport hubs for both passengers and cargo, Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport is a modern, efficient and well run airport that puts the well-being and comfort of passengers first.
Inside the ultra-modern terminal you’ll find plenty of facilities and comfortable seating areas, and staff are friendly and more than happy to help. The terminal is divided into two areas, the East and West wings, which are joined together by the main terminal building itself.
Transportation and parking
Parking is available for both long and short-term stays, and there are a total of 2,350 parking spaces. The area is fully managed and maintained 24 hours a day.
Transport to the airport is by taxi, which deliver passengers to the main terminal entrance area. The airport taxis have an airport symbol on the side that indicates that they are regulated, official taxis. Buses run to within a kilometre of the main terminal to the airport roundabout, but do not run to the terminal itself.
Arriving at Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport
If you are flying from Beirut with Qatar Airways then you will need to go to the second Departure level and then check which wing your flight will be departing from.
The East Wing has gates 1–12 and the West Wing, houses gates 13–23. Gates 2 and 3 are dual jet-way gates for large aircraft. Qatar Airways passengers with first class or business class tickets can make use of the Cedar Lounge, which offers 300 seats and a selection of facilities including a business centre and a self-service cafeteria.
Facilities and amenities
The majority of amenities and facilities at Beirut are located in the main terminal area. This includes duty free shops, cafés, several excellent restaurants, banks, a post office, prayer rooms, and a tourist information centre.
The duty free areas are open to passengers who have checked in, are ticket holders and have cleared immigration. Private airline lounges and prayer rooms are located on the third level.
America’s fourth largest city and the heart of the ‘Lone Star State’ of Texas, Houston is one of the most popular destinations in the U.S. A flight to Houston with Qatar Airways takes you to a Southern city that is also thriving in the arts and culture scene.
Museums and galleries line its boulevards, while attractions are designed to give you the full Texan experience throughout your stay. Warm, welcoming and friendly, Houston will encompass you in true Southern hospitality.
The best way to see the attractions (and for a discounted price) is to pick up a Houston CityPASS . The pass will give you entry into the Houston Museum of Natural Science, Downtown Aquarium, the Children’s Museum of Houston, and the Houston Space Center.
Don’t forget to make time for a visit to the Museum of Fine Arts and Houston Zoo.
If you are up for a stroll in an incredibly tranquil and peaceful environment, then visit the Rice University campus, which is set in woodland and is famous for its public artworks and architectural features.
If you fancy taking part in some outdoor pursuits, such as jogging or mountain biking, then head to Memorial Park.
Flights to Houston, Texas with Qatar Airways land at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure.
Before you fly to Houston please check the visa and passport requirements.
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