Arrive at your destination refreshed and energized with regular flights from Houston to Karachi with Qatar Airways. Our aim is to provide you with an exceptional passenger experience that’s focused on your comfort. Stretch out and relax, enjoying delicious in-flight cuisine while our attentive and friendly cabin crew cater for your wellbeing from the moment you check in to the moment you arrive.
Although Karachi is no longer Pakistan’s capital city, it remains the country’s premier capital of culture and has many wonderful attractions for its visitors. It’s an extremely cosmopolitan and vibrant location, home to an ethnically diverse population and a fabulous range of regional and international cuisines. There’s a great buzz in the markets, restaurants and exclusive shopping malls, and the city also has several fine museums and historic monuments.
Listed as one of the top 30 busiest airports in the world, the George Bush Intercontinental Airport serves Houston and the southeast area of Texas.
It is Texas' second largest air facility, after Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, and offers flights with a number of carriers, including Qatar Airways, to Canada, Central and South America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Modern and well-organized, the airport is one of the easiest to navigate your way around, thanks to friendly and helpful staff.
Transportation and parking
Because the airport is situated some 26 miles from Houston, the best way to reach the airport is via taxi, limousine service or the regular bus services.
Catch the bus from the Downtown Transit Center station of the METRORail. Buses run every 30 minutes. An underground inter-terminal train outside of the sterile zone connects all five terminals, and a shuttle-bus service also runs from Terminal A to Terminals B and C.
The airport has over 25,000 parking spaces as well as the ecopark, which provides economy parking at the corner of Greens Road and John F. Kennedy Blvd. A free shuttle service connects to the terminals.
Arriving at Houston
International flights including flights from Houston with Qatar Airways depart from Terminal D, also known as the Mickey Leland International Terminal. This state-of-the-art terminal is undergoing re-development to give it a fresh and airy feel.
Terminal D has 12 gates and several international lounges, including an exclusive lounge for the use of Qatar Airways passengers only.
Facilities and amenities
The Terminal D food court is located in the departures area and is home to a selection of eateries, serving snacks, quick meals and coffee.
Several exclusive outlets in Terminal D also sell locally-made Texan products and souvenirs, such as hats, boots and Western apparel. A wellness centre also offers massage and treatments.
Known as the City of Lights for its vibrant nightlife and evening café culture, Pakistan’s capital of Karachi is also a cultural epicentre for the region, as well as an important commercial and industrial hub. An estimated 23.5million people are packed into its streets and buildings, making it one of the biggest cities in the world. A city of such size and history has plenty to attract visitors, and tourists who make the journey to Karachi and are never disappointed.
Book a flight to Karachi with Qatar Airways and let us introduce you to a vibrant, exciting and cosmopolitan destination that’s full of energy. From the sublime elegance of the Port Grand promenade to the welcome tranquility of the Bagh-e-Ibn-e-Qasim park, Karachi has plenty to offer visitors.
Most of the main tourist attractions are focused in the south of the city, including the Port Grande pier-side promenade, a pedestrian-friendly boardwalk lined with exclusive restaurants with harbour views. Strangely enough, its focal point is not a building, but a 150-year old Banyan tree. Boat trips to the surrounding bays run regularly from Port Grande.
The splendid tomb of Pakistan’s founding father, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, is a prominent landmark in the heart of the city. The Quaid-e-Azam's Mausoleum and Museum is also an excellent starting point for visitors who want to learn more about the history and culture of the country.
Karachi also has over 80km of beaches and coastline, and the natural beauty of the region is stunning. There are also a number of islands dotted off the coast, and ferries take visitors to Minora Island and Churna Island, where diving schools offer regular trips out to discover some spectacular underwater attractions.
Flights to Karachi with Qatar Airways land at Jinnah International 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 Karachi please check the visa and passport requirements.
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