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Scholes International Airport is a public use airport however at this time we do not have commercial air service. The closest airport with commercial air service is William P. Hobby Airport (HOU), located in Houston, Texas, about 40 minutes from Galveston.
If you are taking a cruise out of Galveston, Hobby Airport has many shuttle services that will transport you directly to the cruise terminal.
For questions regarding the airports FBO, Galveston Aviation Services, please call 409-744-9000.
You must give notification to the Airport Operator if you intend to fly your drone, also known as unmanned aircraft system UAS, within 5 miles of the airport. Contact our Air Traffic Control Tower at (409) 741-0925 to obtain clearance.
FAA Unmanned Aircraft SystemsFAA Hobbyist/Model Aircraft UsageKnow Before You Fly
In addition to the Know Before You Fly website, the FAA has released a “B4UFLY” app, available to download for free on iOS and Android devices. B4UFLY tells users about current or upcoming requirements, pinpoints restricted airspace, and identifies areas where UAS operators may want to fly.