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ORD to IAH Route Map

Chicago to Houston Flights, Stats and Airplanes

Route information for flights from O'Hare Intl. to George Bush Intercontinental.

Distance:
926.20 miles

Airline carriers and aircraft used on flights from ORD to IAH

Airline Carrier

American Airlines
Continental Airlines
Continental Airlines
Continental Airlines
Continental Airlines
Copa Airlines
Copa Airlines
United Airlines
US Airways

Aircraft

Canadair Regional Jet 700
Boeing 737-700 pax
Boeing 737-800 pax
Boeing 737-900 pax
Boeing 757-300 pax
Boeing 737-800 pax
Boeing 757 all pax models
Boeing 757-200 pax
Boeing 757-200 pax

ORD - O'Hare Intl. Airlines

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IAH - George Bush Intercontinental Airlines

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Interesting Facts About Flights from Chicago to Houston (ORD to IAH)

  • Continental Airlines operated flights from ORD to IAH using 5 types of aircraft in 2009.
  • American Eagle offers the shortest flight times from Chicago to Houston.
  • The newest aircraft servicing ORD to IAH in 2009 was Shuttle America's EMB-170 from Embraer. The EMB-170 started flying in 2004.
  • The average flight time from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX takes about 132 minutes.
  • Continental Airlines carried a total of 292,072 passengers from ORD to IAH in 2009.
  • The oldest aircraft servicing trips from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX in 2009 was Air France's B747C from Boeing which started flying in 1990.
  • The largest aircraft servicing flights between Chicago and Houston from UNITED is the B757-2 built by Boeing with 182 seats.
  • There were 491,994 passengers that flew from Chicago to Houston in 2009.
  • The shortest flight between ORD and IAH takes about 128 minutes.
  • 600,070 seats were available on flights from ORD to IAH in 2009. Of those seats, a total of 491,994 passengers flew on all flights from ORD to IAH that year.
  • Flight #6534, operated by Skywest Air, was the flight with the most delays in 2009, with 74 minutes average delay between flights from Chicago to Houston.
  • The shortest flight distance between Chicago and Houston is 925 miles.
  • In 2009, there were 10 airline companies operating between Chicago and Houston.
  • Continental Airlines, American Airlines, UNITED, Shuttle America, American Eagle, ExpressJet Airlines, Skywest Air, go Operated by Mesa Airlines, Chautauqua Airlines, Air France offer flights from Chicago, IL to Houston, TX.
  • The average aircraft occupancy on flights from Chicago to Houston in 2009 was 81.41%.
  • ExpressJet Airlines, UNITED, American Airlines, American Eagle, Continental Airlines, go Operated by Mesa Airlines, Skywest Air operate the shortest flights from Chicago to Houston.

(Source: FAA & BTS 2009 Databases)