Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is Alabama’s largest airport serving the Greater Birmingham area and surrounding Southeastern cities. Offering 130 daily flights to 51 airports in 48 cities throughout the United States, Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) presently ranks in the country’s top 75 airports in terms of passengers served annually. BHM served over 2.9 million passengers in 2011.
Terminal Modernization Project:
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport welcomes the world to the terminal modernization project that will help our region climb to all new heights. This sustainable project is intended to address the aging facility’s efficiency and improve passengers travel experience from the parking deck to the aircraft, and plans to bring international capability to the Magic City.
This project is the most significant modernization at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport since it was built in 1931. It will be state of the art, improving safety and efficiency at the airport and modernizing the appearance and amenities. The terminal modernization is part of a three-prong approach that will make the airport a strong catalyst for economic growth and open up new opportunities for the entire Birmingham region.
A component of the new terminal design is a new Federal Inspection Station to facilitate direct international air traffic. The station would allow BHM to accommodate non-stop flights departing to and arriving from intern