Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport – BHM Birmingham
Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport is known as the largest and busiest airport in the state of Alabama by passenger volume. It is a civil-military airport that is located in Birmingham, Alabama and serves the city area including Tuscaloosa. Its airport code, BHM, stands for the city’s name. In 1931, the airport was opened after construction. During World War II, the Birmingham Army Airfield was used as a military air base. Later, it was named Birmingham Municipal Airport, then Birmingham International Airport and in 2008, it got its present name. As of the year 2018, the airport has handled 2,972,776 passengers.
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The BHM-Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport consists of a one new terminal building with three concourses. There are two levels in the landside terminal, the upper level and the lower level. Upper level is for ticketing and check-in. While lower level is for baggage claim, airline baggage offices, and airport operation facilities. Some of the best cities to go from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport include Sylacauga, Trussville, and Vandiver.
What to Do & Area Attractions
Have an excellent time staying in Birmingham, Alabama by booking at hotels near the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM). You can check in at the Hilton Garden Inn Birmingham/Trussville, which is just 10 km away, or at the Comfort Inn Airport, which is just 6 km away, or get to stay at the Courtyard Birmingham Downtown at UAB, which is only 8km away.
Another airport also serves the Alabama area, the Thomas C. Russel Field (ALX), which caters domestic flights from Alexander City, Alabama, USA.
On this page it is easy to search for Birmingham, AL airport hotels, we have listed hotels, airport motels,
resorts, inns in order of proximity, closest airport lodging options are listed first. Birmingham, AL, United States (BHM-Birmingham Intl.) airport
area map also gives you guidance on the distance of these hotels from the BHM airport.
Most of these BHM
hotels are designed to serve frequent travelers. If you are on business trip or family vacation or if your flight is delayed
and you need an overnight stay near the airport. Some of these Birmingham, AL
motels have passenger pick up or free airport shuttle service which you can take advantage of.
Some of the main attractions in the area around the BHM airport are Helena Amphitheater, Alabama National Cemetery, and Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum.
Map of Birmingham, AL Hotels
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Weather Forecast for Birmingham, AL, United States (BHM-Birmingham Intl.)
If you planning to travel to Birmingham, AL, United States (BHM-Birmingham Intl.), here is your 6-day travel weather forecast to make sure you have all the essentials needed during your stay.
Start your day when the sunrises at 10:39 AM.
The temperature feels like 69.3 with a humidity level of 71 so dress accordingly.
Cloud coverage is 20 percent with visibility at 14.2 percent.
Today’s UV index is 9, don’t forget the sunscreen if you need it!
Today’s winds are traveling east-northeast at a speed of 6 MPH. At the end of the day don’t miss the sunset at 12:51 AM.
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What are the most common amenities for Birmingham, AL BHM airport hotels?
Airport hotels have useful amenities for frequent travelers like free BHM airport shuttle service, 24 hour in-room dinning,
late check-in and check-out and free breakfast. For business traveler amenities like
free wifi and meeting rooms are helpful. Most common amenities are Vending Machines, Complimentary Breakfast
and Complimentary Breakfast.
Closest airports to Birmingham, AL, United States (BHM-Birmingham Intl.)
Find which airports to fly into and book Birmingham, AL airport hotels.
- Alexander City, AL, United States (ALX-Thomas C. Russell Field)
- Anniston, AL, United States (ANB-Anniston Municipal)
- Birmingham, AL, United States (BHM-Birmingham Intl.)
- Gadsden, AL, United States (GAD-Northeast Alabama Regional)
- Tuscaloosa, AL, United States (TCL-Tuscaloosa Regional)
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