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Houston's first Continental Dash 8 Q400 arrives after a demonstration flight around south Texas.

"I think it was worth getting up at 5am, driving 1.5 hours to IAH and standing in the cold morning breeze to catch this brand new aircraft owned by Colgan Air on it's first 45 minute demonstration flight for CO execs!"

Photo copyright Garret Lockhart

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Welcome to HoustonSpotters.net!

This is the home of a group of plane spotters in the vicinity of George Bush Intercontinental Airport (KIAH), William P. Hobby airport (KHOU), as well as other surrounding airports in the Houston, Texas area!

Bush Intercontinental is the home base of United Airlines, and Hobby airport is one of the largest hubs for Southwest Airlines.

On our site you will find information about plane spotting in and around Houston, all of the resources you will need, news and discussions about upcoming and past events, as well as a photo database of pictures taken around Houston airports.

Check out and join our forum where you can post your experiences spotting!

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Current Events:

Check out the new Galveston spotting guide!

Read the article about HoustonSpotters at the Houston Airport System website, "Chasing planes in the big city"