Birmingham Shuttlesworth International Airport BHM
is Alabama's largest airport serving the Greater Birmingham area and surrounding southeastern cities. The Airport was formerly known as 'Birmingham International Airport' and was renamed in 2008 in honor of Alabama's civil rights activist, The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth.
BHM Airport is only 4.5 miles from downtown Birmingham, and is adjacent to Interstate Hwys. 59 & 20, and accessible via I-459 & I-65.
With 2.6M passengers in 2016, Birmingham Shuttlesworth Airport is served by many major airlines offering direct flights numerous U.S. cities with convenient connections.
It is requested that passengers arrive at least 90 minutes prior to scheduled deparrtre for check-in & screening!
Birmingham Shuttlesworth Airport has one passenger terminal.
Present and future Airport developments:
A Consolidated Rental Car Facility (CONRAC) along Messer-Airport Highway) is still in hte planning stages.