Veterans and Military Affairs

Disabled Veterans PSA

Effective:  Sunday, May 5th, 2024:  Houston Airport System Parking Privilege Changes:  Military Vehicle License Plates
Parking Fees Waiver of Military Plates The following is a list of those plates that are recognized by Texas State Law (Texas Transportation Code 681.008 and 504.317) and Houston City Code.


  • Disabled Veteran License Plates: Houston Airport Parking fees are waived for vehicles bearing Disabled Veteran license plates issued by the State of Texas or any other U.S. state that indicate on the face of the license plate that the owner of the vehicle is a Disabled Veteran of the United States armed forces.
  • Military Specialty License Plates: Houston Airport parking fees are waived for vehicles bearing any of the following military specialty license plates issued by the State of Texas:
  • Airman’s Medal
  • Air Medal
  • Air Medal with Valor
  • Army of Occupation Medal
  • Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal
  • Bronze Star Medal
  • Bronze Star Medal with Valor
  • Coast Guard Medal
  • Commendation Medal with Valor for each branch of the military and for joint service
  • Congressional Medal of Honor
  • Defense Meritorious Service Medal
  • Defense Superior Service Medal
  • Disabled Veterans
  • Distinguished Flying Cross medal with Valor
  • Distinguished Flying Cross
  • Distinguished Service Medal
  • Legion of Merit
  • Legion of Valor (issued for recipients of Air Force Cross, Air Force Distinguished Service Cross, Army Distinguished Service Cross, Navy Cross, or Medal of Honor)
  • Meritorious Service Medal
  • Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
  • Navy and Marine Corps Medal
  • Pearl Harbor Survivor
  • Prisoner of War Medal
  • Purple Heart
  • Silver Star Medal
  • Soldier’s Medal
  • WWII Veteran
  • Out of State:  Disabled Veteran

Thank you for your service to our country.

Houston Airport System webpage for Parking for Military Veterans is