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Birmingham Alabama airport (BHM)

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Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, opened on May 31, 1931, is the busiest in the state of Alabama. It operates with many domestic flights to the main destinations in the country.

Official Website: flybirmingham.com
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 3 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +1 205 595 0533. There is a general and tourist information desk on the lower level of the terminal, near the baggage reclaim area (Tel +1 205 599 0500).

Location

The airport is located 8 km (5 miles) to the northeast of Birmingham.

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Car rental companies

There are car rental counters in section 1B of the multi-storey car park.

Alamo (Tel +1 205 599 4395 / 800 327 9633 - 5:00 am to 0:00 am)
Avis (Tel +1 205 592 8901 / 800 230 4898 - Mondays through Fridays from 5:30 am to 0:00 am, Saturday from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm, Sunday from 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Budget (Tel +1 205 322 3596 / 800 527 0700 - Sunday to Friday from 6:00 am to 0:00 am, Saturdays from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Dollar (Tel +1 205 591 8666 / 800 800 4000 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Enterprise (Tel +1 205 591 1927 / 800 261 7331 - 6:30 am to 0:00 am)
Hertz (Tel +1 205 591 6090 / 800 654 3131 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
National (Tel +1 205 592 7259 / 800 227 7368 - 5:00 am to 0:00 am)
Payless (Tel +1 205 591 7020 / 800 729 5377 - Mondays through Fridays from 5:30 am to 0:00 am, Saturday from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm, Sunday from 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Thrifty (Tel +1 205 510 0026 / 800 847 4389 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)

 

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What services does Birmingham Alabama airport (BHM) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, plugs for electric devices, public telephones and Wi-Fi access free of charge.

Food and Drinks- In Concourses A, B and C of the upper level there are restaurants, fast food outlets, coffee shops and bars.
Shopping- Options include souvenirs, accessories, newspapers and magazines, electronics on the top floor.
Baggage- Luggage carts in the baggage reclaim area and next to the terminal entrances, with a cost of USD5.00. Porters inside and outside the main building. The lost and found office is handled by the airport's information counter.
Other Services- Children's playgrounds, medical assistance, nursing areas, meditation room, shoeshine.

 

Public and private transportation

Ride-sharing - Uber and Lyft pick passengers up on the lower level curbside.

Bus - Bessemer Transport & Shuttle (Tel +1 205 598 8377), Birmingham Door To Door (Tel +1 205 591 5550), eShuttle (Tel +1 205 702 4566), Groome Transportation (Tel +1 205 719 0469), J&B Passenger Service (Tel +1 205 781 5702), Meteors Shuttle (Tel +1 205 980 1083), Rare Transportation (Tel +1 205 980 7273) and Scuttle Shuttle (Tel +1 205 471 7433) operate services to the city centre and other destinations in Alabama that must be booked in advance.

Taxi - Ranks are situated outside the baggage reclaim hall, on the lower level. Vehicles from Ambassador Cab (Tel +1 205 835 5195), American Cab (Tel +1 205 322 2222), Award Cab Company (Tel +1 205 413 6967), Birmingham Metro Cab (Tel +1 205 567 7089), King Cab (Tel +1 205 616 1466), Progress House Taxicab (Tel +1 205 212 9998), Silver Cab (Tel +1 205 701 2222) and Yellow Cab (Tel +1 205 222 2222) are available 24 hours a day. The trip to the city centre takes around 15 minutes.

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Parking services at Birmingham Alabama airport (BHM)

There are areas for short- and long-term parking and a free passenger pick-up zone at the entrance of the enclosure (Cell Phone Lot). Valet parking service (Tel +1 205 767 5775) on the Departures ramp. More information: Tel +1 205 599 0730. Rates

Parking Deck - Multi-storey facility in front of the terminal building, connected to it through crosswalks. Level 3 is reserved for short stays.
Economy Lot - Long-term, outdoor area, with a free shuttle service.

 

Services for passengers with special needs

Ramps, lifts, adapted restrooms and telephones, relief area for service animals and reserved parking spaces. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline about their particular needs in advance.