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Nearest Distances

Airport Codes:
Distances from AUS to:
Austin 7 miles
San Antonio 57 miles
Houston 149 miles
Dallas 181 miles

Nearest Major Airports:
7 miles: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport  (AUS)
67 miles: San Antonio International Airport  (SAT)
145 miles: George Bush Intercontinental Airport  (IAH)
187 miles: Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport  (DFW)

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Austin Airport Guide

Austin has some unusual things to see and do in the city. The most popular, and definitely the strangest, is to watch the 1.5 million bats that live under the Congress Avenue Bridge as they take off for their nightly forage. Other less strange sights include the campus of the University of Texas which has pleasant gardens to walk around and the UT Tower from which you can get a great view of the city. The campus is home to many museums and art galleries including several outdoor art installations.

Austin Airport Directions

Austin Airport is only seven miles from Austin’s centre. Take the Bastrop highway west from the airport and you’ll end up right in the city centre after about ten minutes driving.

Austin Airport Parking

Parking is a major part of customer service at Austin Airport. There are nearly 10,000 spaces in a variety of guises including valet parking, undercover, long term and off-site parking. The more expensive parking is close to the terminal but for long term parking you’ll have about a ten minute walk.

Austin Airport Flight Information

Austin Airport is only a few miles from the city centre and has flights to most major US cities. Whilst there are no international flights to Europe, you can easily connect to Austin through airports such as JFK, Chicago or Dallas.

Hotels Near Austin Airport

You’ve got a good choice of hotels in Austin from the AT & T Hotel on the university campus which is quite pricey at $90 a night whilst you can get a room at the Comfort Inn for only $20 and you’re also close to the airport there.

Austin Time Zone

Austin is six hours behind Greenwich Mean Time and located in the Central Time Zone (GMT-6)

Austin Info

Austin is the state capital of Texas and one of the biggest US cities. Built specifically to be the state’s capital, its early success was founded on cattle ranching, cotton and meat production. The city has developed throughout its history because of its capital status but today is also known for its technology industries. The city is also a popular cultural destination with its own music scene.

Austin Trivia:

  • Austin is the state capital of Texas
  • The city was built in 1839 to be the state capital replacing Houston
  • Its original name was Waterloo
  • The city ranks 14th in the USA in terms of population
  • The city has the nickname of the ‘Violet Crown’ a reference to the sunset glow over the mountains that surround the city
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