|WORLD AREA CODE||51|
|ZIP CODE||AL 35212|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||BHM|
LAT / LON 33°33'46"N / -86°-45'-12"W
Station ID: KBHM
Observation Time: 05/03/2021 3:49 am
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About Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport Code
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport code is BHM. This three-letter unique identifier code has been assigned to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport by International Air Transport Association (IATA). Nestled in the heart of Jefferson County at an elevation of 198 meters, Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport has been a gateway to The Magic City and Central Alabama for more than 90 years now.
About Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM)
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) is a civil-military airport that has over a period of time evolved into a potpourri of culture and history while also maintaining an image of an economic catalyst for the country.
Serving Alabama, Birmingham, and its metropolitan areas including Tuscaloosa, this airport handles 301 aircraft operations on an average daily. It is the busiest airport in the state with 3,09,604 passengers annually. Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport was previously known as Birmingham Municipal Airport. It was renamed as Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in the year 2008 to honor Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth–the leader of the Birmingham Campaign during the Civil Rights movements and the president of the Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights.
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) Runways
Spread across an area of 2,170 acres, this facility is serviced by two asphalt runways: 6/24 and 18/36.
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) Terminal
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) is a single terminal facility. The terminal features three concourses and two levels. The upper level hosts check-in counters, a business center, and a large function room while the ground level has offices for baggage claims and airport operations.
Nearest Airports to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM)
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport : 154 miles
Nashville International Airport : 199 miles
Memphis International Airport : 233 miles
Major Airlines Operating from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM)
Delta Air Lines
|06-24||10,000 ft||150 ft||Asphalt||Yes|
|18-36||7,100 ft||150 ft||Asphalt||Yes|
Frequently Asked Questions
When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
Can I use the Wi-Fi facility at the airport?Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
What facilities are available at the airport for me?The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
Which department should I get in touch with at the airport to report the loss of articles?You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
Do I need to carry something to claim the lost property?Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
Can I avail medical facilities at the airport?Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
Who should I contact if my baggage is missing at the destination airport?Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
Can I carry medicines to the airport?Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
Who should I contact if I found any unattended item at the airport?For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.