• Location

    Latitude: 
    33-33-50.0000N (33.563889)
    Longitude: 
    086-45-08.3000W (-86.752306)
    Elevation: 
    650.0 feet MSL (198 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    3.5 W (as of May 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    4 N.M. NE of Birmingham, Alabama
    Found On: 
    Atlanta Chart
    FAA Region: 
    ASO
  • Airport Operations

    Facility Use: 
    Public
    Type: 
    Airport
    Activation Date: 
    04/1940
    Control tower: 
    Yes
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Months/Days/Hours
    ALL/ALL/ALL
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZTL (Atlanta)
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    No
    Beacon Color: 
    White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    1650 feet (503 m)
    NOTAMs Facility: 
    BHM
    NOTAM-D Service: 
    Yes
    International Airport of Entry: 
    No
    Customs Landing Rights: 
    Yes
    Military Landing Rights: 
    Yes
    Civil/Military Joint Use: 
    No
    Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
    Class I
    ARFF Index: C
    Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
    Certification Date: 05/1973

    Based Aircraft

    Single Engine:  89
    Multi Engine:  44
    Jet Engine:  89
    GA Helicopters:  5
    Military Aircraft:  8

    Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2016)

    Total Operations:  94651
    Commercial:  26255 27.7%
    Air Taxi:  23810 25.2%
    GA Local:  411 0.4%
    GA Itinerant:  37927 40.1%
    Military Aircraft:  6248 6.6%
  • Communications

    Unicom:  122.950
    Tower:  BIRMINGHAM
    119.9
    317.725

    118.25
    Hrs: 24
    Clearance Del.:  125.675
    305.2
    Ground:  121.7
    348.6
    Approach:  BIRMINGHAM
    123.8(050-230)
    127.675(231-049)
    256.8(050-230)
    338.2(231-049)
    Hrs: 24
    Departure:  BIRMINGHAM
    123.8(050-230)
    127.675(231-049)
    256.8(050-230)
    338.2(231-049)
    Hrs: 24
    ATIS:  119.4
    270.1
    Hrs: 24
    ASOS:  (205-591-6172)
    SFA:  294.7
    EMERG:  121.5
    SFA:  396.0
    EMERG:  243.0

         
    • Contacts

      Manager: 
      Publicly owned: 
      AL DENSON
      5900 MESSER AIRPORT HWY
      BIRMINGHAM, AL 35212
      205-595-0533
      BIRMINGHAM AIRPORT AUTHORITY
      5900 MESSER AIRPORT HWY
      BIRMINGHAM, AL 35212
      205-595-0533
    • Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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      Area Code: 205

      Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
      Mercury Air Center
                  
      599-7613, 800-458-3498 100LL, Jet A
      Chevron aviation fuel
      Chevron
      100LL - 2.92 USD per gallon
      on 9/24/01
      Trucks
      $0.30 per gallon discount for Angel Flights
      Chevron aviation fuel
      Chevron
      Jet A - 2.73 USD per gallon
      on 9/24/01
      Trucks
      $0.30 per gallon discount for Angel Flights
      Signature Flight Support
                  
      Arinc 131.97 849-5520 100LL, Jet A
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    • Flight Service Stations

      Primary Alternate
      FSS on Field:  N
      FSS Name (ID):  Anniston(ANB)
      Frequency: 
      Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
         
    • Instrument Procedures / Charts


      FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 05/24/18 to 0901Z 06/21/18.

      There are various types of charts available for an airport. They are listed in the Page Type column. Here is a legend for those types:

      APD - Airport Diagram
      DP - Departure Procedure Charts
      HOT - Hot Spots
      IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
      MIN - Minimums
      STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
      Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
      Last Cycle
      APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM SE-4
      DP BIRMINGHAM SEVEN SE-4
      DP BIRMINGHAM SEVEN[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SE-4
      IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 06 SE-4
      IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 24 SE-4
      IAP ILS RWY 06 (CAT II) SE-4
      IAP ILS RWY 24 (SA CAT II) SE-4
      IAP LOC RWY 18 SE-4
      IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 18 SE-4
      IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 36 SE-4
      IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 06 SE-4
      IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 24 SE-4
      IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 06 SE-4
      IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 24 SE-4
      LAH LAHSO SE-4
      MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SE-4
      MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SE-4
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    • Maps

      Birmingham - Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International (BHM) Airport Terminal Map

      Birmingham - Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International (BHM) Airport Terminal Map - Overview
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      BHM Airport Diagram

      Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) Diagram
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    • METAR / TAF

      METAR

      TAF

    • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near BHM

      Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).
    • Nearby Airports with Fuel

      Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
      17.4 Bessemer Airport
      (EKY KEKY EKY)
      210 213 100LL, Jet A+
      23.2 Shelby County Airport
      (KEET EET)
      183 186 100LL, Jet A
      25.2 St Clair County Airport
      (PLR KPLR PLR)
      90 94 100LL, Jet A
      32.5 Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport
      (KSCD SCD)
      136 140 100LL, Jet A+
      34.6 Walker County-Bevill Field Airport
      (KJFX JFX)
      306 309 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1
      35.1 Talladega Municipal Airport
      (ASN KASN ASN)
      89 93 100LL, Jet A
      41.2 Northeast Alabama Regional Airport
      (GAD KGAD GAD)
      53 57 100LL, Jet A
      41.3 Bibb County Airport
      (0A8)
      204 207 100LL
      42.6 Cullman Regional-Folsom Field Airport
      (KCMD CMD)
      352 356 100LL, Jet A-1+
      44.7 Anniston Regional Airport
      (ANB KANB ANB)
      87 91 100LL, Jet A
      47.7 Tuscaloosa Regional Airport
      (TCL KTCL TCL)
      244 247 100LL, Jet A
      51.5 Hartselle-Morgan County Regional Airport
      (5M0)
      349 353 100LL, Jet A
      55.6 Thomas C Russell Field Airport
      (ALX KALX ALX)
      134 138 100LL, Jet A
      60.3 Posey Field Airport
      (1M4)
      315 318 100LL, Jet A+
      63.7 North Pickens Airport
      (3M8)
      260 263 100LL
      64.4 Huntsville International-Carl T Jones Field Airport
      (HSV KHSV HSV)
      359 363 100LL, Jet A
      65.7 Wetumpka Municipal Airport
      (08A)
      161 165 100LL
      66.1 Pryor Field Regional Airport
      (DCU KDCU DCU)
      351 355 100LL, Jet A-1+
      71.2 Bill Pugh Field Airport
      (M22)
      318 321 100LL
      72.5 Moontown Airport
      (3M5)
      11 15 100LL
    • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

      NOTAMs

      List ALL BHM NOTAMs

      NOTAM Radius Search

      NOTAMS within
      NM of BHM

      NOTAM Flight Path Search (Enter from two to five locations below)

      Locations (ICAO):
      Buffer (Both Sides):
      NM
      Include:
    • Ratings & Reviews

      Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport Ratings

      Category Aspect Rating
      Overall Rating for Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Flight Service Number of Flights
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Overall Number of Routes Served
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      International Routes Served
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      On-time Performance
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Business Centers
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Airport Website (information & tools)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Availability of Internet Connectivity
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Wireless Internet Access
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      General Facilities ATM Locations
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Public Telephones
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Restrooms
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Architecture
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Terminal Layout
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Seating Areas
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Overall Cleanliness
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Children Play Areas
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Geographic Location
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Baggage Claim Locations
      • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Baggage Handling
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Overall Comfort
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Security Lines
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Parking Pricing
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Public Transport
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Car Rental
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Taxis
      • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

      Hotel Shuttles
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Proximity to City Center
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    • Remarks

      A110-1 TWY LGTS FOR TWY TURNOFF ONLY.
      A80 ROTG BCN OTS INDEFLY.
      A81-APT ACTVT LIRL RY 09/27 - CTAF.
      A81-BCN ACTVT ROTG BCN - CTAF.

    • Runways

      BHM Airport Runway Summary

      Longest Runway: 09/27 is 2180 ft (664 m) long
      Runways with an Instrument Approach:

      BHM Airport Runway Details

      Runway 09/27  2180 ft x 160 ft (664 m x 49 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Turf - Good condition -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Low Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 09

      Runway 27

      Elevation: 
      655 634
      Latitude: 
      34-44-50.7155N 34-44-50.3443N
      Longitude: 
      086-27-52.5439W 086-27-26.4176W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      91 271
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Left Right
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      TREE ROAD
      Object Height: 
      31 17
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      1407 379
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      189 ft. left of centerline 0 ft. left and right of centerline
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      Threshold Elevation: 
      0 0
      Displaced Threshold: 
      0 0
      Threshold Latitude: 

      Threshold Longitude: 

      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      0 0
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      0 0
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      0 0
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      0 0

      Runway 09/27  2180 ft x 160 ft (664 m x 49 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Turf/G -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Yes Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 09

      Runway 27

      Elevation: 
      0 0
      Latitude: 
      Longitude: 
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      0 0
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      Yes Yes
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      Threshold Elevation: 
      0 0
      Displaced Threshold: 
      0 0
      Threshold Latitude: 

      Threshold Longitude: 

      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      0 0
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      0 0
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      0 0
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      0 0

    • Services

      Airframe Repair: 
      Minor
      Powerplant Repair: 
      Minor
      Bottled Oxygen: 
      None
      Bulk Oxygen: 
      None
      Fuel Available: 
      100LL
      Landing Fees: 
      No
      Parking: 
      Tiedowns available

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