Birmingham Airport (BHM)

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Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (IATA: BHM, ICAO: KBHM), previously known as Birmingham Municipal Airport, it is a civil-military international airport serving the city of Birmingham, Alabama, in the United States. It is located in Jefferson County, 8 kilometers northeast of Birmingham’s downtown. Birmingham Airport handles over 136 flights in 40 cities. Birmingham Airport is the busiest airport in the state of Alabama in the United States.



About the name: Birmingham Airport was renamed in 2008 as Birmingham-Shuttlesworth to honor Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth.

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Top domestic destinations from Birmingham Airport are Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Orlando, Chicago and Tampa.  

Birmingham Airport registered a total flow of 2,653,207 passengers in 2016.

Terminal Information

Birmingham Airport has a single passenger terminal divided into two different levels. It also has three concourses (A, B and C), which are connected to the main terminal by three corridors from north to south and east to west. See the level distribution:




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Facilities and Services

Birmingham Airport offers the following services to passengers:

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The following means of transport are available at Birmingham Airport to get to the city center:


Shuttle bus:  Book your trip to Birmingham from the airport through any of the listed companies.

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Taxi: Get to Birmingham downtown within 7 minutes.

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Car rental: Rent a car through our search engine or in the car deck located in ground level of the terminal building.

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Contact information:

Find above several contact information regarding Birmingham Airport:


5900 Airport Highway
Birmingham, AL 35212


Phone: +1 (205) 595 0533

About Birmingham

Birmingham is the capital city of the county of Jefferson and the state of Alabama with a total population of 212,237 inhabitants.

It was founded in 1871 in the post-Civil War Reconstruction period. From its foundation until the 60s, Birmingham was a major industrial centre of the Southern United States.

The city was named after Birmingham, the second city in the UK. Many of the settlers of the city were from English ancestry.

Birmingham is one of the major business and banking centres in the Southeast of the United States.

Regarding culture, Birmingham is the cultural center of Alabama State, hosting theatres (Alabama Theatre) and art galleries (Birmingham Museum of Art). Many cultural institutions such as the Alabama ballet and the Alabama Symphony Orchestra are hosted in Birmingham.

While your stay in Birmingham you shouldn’t miss Talladega Superspeedway International Motorsports Hall of Fame Museum, Birmingham Zoo and Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. About events, the Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival and the Southern Heritage Festival are a couple of major events worth to enjoy!

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