Controversial international terminal project at Bush Intercontinental starting to see ‘light at the end of the tunnel’
Houston Airport System Director Mario Diaz (no relation to the author), delivered his annual State of the Airports address to a filled ballroom inside the Marriott Marquis hotel on Monday afternoon.
Repeat offender believed to be suspect behind several auto thefts at Hobby, Bush airports
Houston police are searching for a group of people they believe are behind several auto thefts at both Hobby and Bush airports. Police believe a 23-year-old, identified as Joe Aguirre, committed some of the crimes.
High temperatures and Runways?
You’ve probably heard jokes asking why the weather report comes from the airport when “no one lives there”? Without question, knowing weather conditions is paramount for pilots and, thus, official weather reporting stations around the country are at airports. And before all the technology of the last decades, having a person present most of the time to take and report the weather readings was important too! In addition, high-level weather equipment is expensive to own and maintain and governments have to pick the most efficient and necessary spot for placement. Again, airports.
No 100 Degrees? That’s so NOT this Century!
We know it gets hot aound here and so for us not to reach 100F this year is certainly worth a mention. Of course, as you’ll see, we can easily get to the century mark in September so don’t get too comfortable in your wool sweaters just yet! Also, Hobby did record 100 in June and Galveston made 97 just this past Monday which is their hottest temperature so far this year.
What to know about February
One of my viewers, Lourdes, wrote me this last Tuesday:Frank, What happened to your prediction of La Nina ruling this winter? You said it would be a dry, warm winter. It’s the warm water that heats the air above it. That hot air rises, condenses and forms clouds which produce rain. AdWe both know that it’s usually a roller coaster around here and it wouldn’t surprise me to see a cold snap or two.
Cold front late this weekend will bring in fall fantastic weather for next week
Houston – After a record-breaking Thursday, temperatures hit 85 degrees at Bush Airport, unseasonably warm weather continues. FridayOur cool mornings and warmer than average afternoons will continue through the weekend. Missing Fall weather? Not to worry it is on the way for next week! A cold front on Sunday will usher in chilly mornings and mild afternoons.
Record low of Americans expected to travel over Memorial Day weekend
HOUSTON – 2020 Memorial Day weekend travel at Bush Intercontinental and Hobby airports is significantly different from past years. “I’ve been here for Memorial Day, and this is nothing like Memorial Day,” said Walt Lowry. Shults said: “Home like they should be.”Every airport system in America is concerned over travel numbers plunging well over 90% during the pandemic. Steve Hennigan, the Chief of Operations for the Houston Airport System, summed up the situation in one word: “slower.”The numbers show it. In April of 2019, the Houston airport system had nearly five million passengers.