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BHM Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BHM / KBHM
Airport Name: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
Location: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
GPS Coordinates: 33°33'50"N by 86°45'7"W
Area Served: Birmingham, Alabama
Operator/Owner: City of Birmingham
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 650 feet (198 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM):

  • After the airport returned to city control in August 1948 Southern Airways began service.
  • Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) has 2 runways.
  • The furthest airport from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,183 miles (17,998 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • Because of Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport's relatively low elevation of 650 feet, planes can take off or land at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The 1974 terminal was built in the International style of architecture popular for American commercial and institutional buildings from the 1950s through the late 1970s.
  • The closest airport to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) is St. Clair County Airport (PLR), which is located 29 miles (47 kilometers) E of BHM.
  • On June 23, 2008 Birmingham city mayor Larry Langford announced his proposal to rename the airport as the Fred L.

Map of Nearest Airports from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
128.97 miles (46.61 km) ESt. Clair County Airport (PLR)Pell City, Alabama, United StatesView St. Clair County Airport on a map View satellite image of St. Clair County Airport Set PLR as destination Airport Get more information about St. Clair County Airport
240.37 miles (64.96 km) ETalladega Municipal Airport (ASN)Talladega, Alabama, United StatesView Talladega Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Talladega Municipal Airport Set ASN as destination Airport Get more information about Talladega Municipal Airport
347.42 miles (76.31 km) NENortheast Alabama Regional Airport (GAD)Gadsden, Alabama, United StatesView Northeast Alabama Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Northeast Alabama Regional Airport Set GAD as destination Airport Get more information about Northeast Alabama Regional Airport
451.50 miles (82.88 km) EAnniston Regional Airport (ANB)Anniston, Alabama, United StatesView Anniston Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Anniston Regional Airport Set ANB as destination Airport Get more information about Anniston Regional Airport
554.95 miles (88.43 km) WSWTuscaloosa Regional AirportVan De Graaff Field (TCL)Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United StatesView Tuscaloosa Regional AirportVan De Graaff Field on a map View satellite image of Tuscaloosa Regional AirportVan De Graaff Field Set TCL as destination Airport Get more information about Tuscaloosa Regional AirportVan De Graaff Field
663.97 miles (102.94 km) SEThomas C. Russell Field (ALX)Alexander City, Alabama, United StatesView Thomas C. Russell Field on a map View satellite image of Thomas C. Russell Field Set ALX as destination Airport Get more information about Thomas C. Russell Field
774.17 miles (119.37 km) NHuntsville International Airport (HSV)Huntsville / Decatur, Alabama, United StatesView Huntsville International Airport on a map View satellite image of Huntsville International Airport Set HSV as destination Airport Get more information about Huntsville International Airport
876.14 miles (122.53 km) NPryor Field Regional Airport (DCU)Decatur, Alabama, United StatesView Pryor Field Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Pryor Field Regional Airport Set DCU as destination Airport Get more information about Pryor Field Regional Airport
977.12 miles (124.11 km) NRedstone Army Airfield (AAF) (HUA)Redstone Arsenal (near Huntsville), Alabama, United StatesView Redstone Army Airfield (AAF) on a map View satellite image of Redstone Army Airfield (AAF) Set HUA as destination Airport Get more information about Redstone Army Airfield (AAF)
1081.10 miles (130.51 km) WNWMarion County - Rankin Fite Airport (HAB)Hamilton, Alabama, United StatesView Marion County - Rankin Fite Airport on a map View satellite image of Marion County - Rankin Fite Airport Set HAB as destination Airport Get more information about Marion County - Rankin Fite Airport
1184.92 miles (136.66 km) SSEMaxwell Air Force Base (MXF)Montgomery, Alabama, United StatesView Maxwell Air Force Base on a map View satellite image of Maxwell Air Force Base Set MXF as destination Airport Get more information about Maxwell Air Force Base
1285.39 miles (137.43 km) SCraig Field (SEM)Selma, Alabama, United StatesView Craig Field on a map View satellite image of Craig Field Set SEM as destination Airport Get more information about Craig Field
1389.23 miles (143.60 km) WSWGeorge Downer Airport (AIV)Aliceville, Alabama, United StatesView George Downer Airport on a map View satellite image of George Downer Airport Set AIV as destination Airport Get more information about George Downer Airport
1489.73 miles (144.40 km) SSEMontgomery Regional Airport (MGM)Montgomery, Alabama, United StatesView Montgomery Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Montgomery Regional Airport Set MGM as destination Airport Get more information about Montgomery Regional Airport
1593.20 miles (149.99 km) SESharpe FieldTuskegee Army Airfield (TGE)Tuskegee, Alabama, United StatesView Sharpe FieldTuskegee Army Airfield on a map View satellite image of Sharpe FieldTuskegee Army Airfield Set TGE as destination Airport Get more information about Sharpe FieldTuskegee Army Airfield

Map of Furthest Airports from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,183.49 miles (17,998.03 km) WMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map View satellite image of Margaret River Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
211,164.75 miles (17,967.87 km) WBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Busselton Regional Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
311,146.56 miles (17,938.61 km) WBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map View satellite image of Bunbury Airport Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
411,140.92 miles (17,929.52 km) WJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Jurien Bay Airport Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
511,139.96 miles (17,927.98 km) WRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map View satellite image of Rottnest Airport Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
611,128.88 miles (17,910.14 km) WGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map View satellite image of Geraldton Airport Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
711,126.11 miles (17,905.69 km) WSWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalbarri Airport Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
811,126.05 miles (17,905.59 km) WManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map View satellite image of Manjimup Airport Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
911,121.47 miles (17,898.23 km) WJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map View satellite image of Jandakot Airport Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
1011,114.51 miles (17,887.02 km) WPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map View satellite image of Perth Airport Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1111,110.02 miles (17,879.81 km) WSWShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Shark Bay Airport Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport
1211,075.07 miles (17,823.55 km) WMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map View satellite image of Mullewa Airport Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1311,070.32 miles (17,815.91 km) WSWCarnarvon Airport (CVQ)Carnarvon, Western Australia, AustraliaView Carnarvon Airport on a map View satellite image of Carnarvon Airport Set CVQ as destination Airport Get more information about Carnarvon Airport
1411,063.09 miles (17,804.27 km) WMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map View satellite image of Morawa Airport Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1511,035.96 miles (17,760.61 km) WKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map View satellite image of Katanning Airport Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport