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Great coffee now in two locations at BHM. Starbucks is brewing on Concourse A and the node between Concourses B and C.

For the second month in a row, the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) passenger traffic has grown.  The Birmingham Airport Authority reported an increase of 6.5% in total passengers for the month of June in comparison to June 2013.  In July, over 240,000 total passengers traveled through BHM.  Passengers departing Birmingham, rose 3.3% over last July and passengers arriving in Birmingham, rose less than a percent.     

In recent weeks, the Birmingham Airport Authority celebrated the completion and opening of the final phase of its terminal modernization project.  The project was initiated out of the need to overhaul the city’s 1974 airport terminal infrastructure.  “This project was out of need and designed to fit passengers’ necessities for today and support the airport’s growth for the next 20 years,” said Toni Herrera-Bast, Birmingham Airport Authority PR/Marketing Manager.   The new terminal included a transformation of the terminal’s retail and food concessions program and the addition of numerous features.  “We have several great national and local food and retail options for passengers traveling through BHM.  A few of our features include a meditation room; nursing mothers’ rooms, kids’ play areas, and family bathrooms.  Each planned with our current and future travelers in mind.  We want BHM to be a source of pride for our community as well as their choice airport,” said Bast.   BHM is an easy to navigate terminal, it has close proximity parking, and over 114 daily flights to over 43 cities.  Top destinations from BHM include Orlando, Baltimore, Tampa, Las Vegas, and La Guardia.  “Aside from our destinations, BHM connects to at least five major hubs so our passengers can get anywhere they need and want to go.” said Bast.

Nice photo! Thanks for sharing!
Repost from @brianharthoffman - Departing @bhmairport! Beautiful day to fly @delta… Alaska, here we come! (at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport)

It’s a beautiful day to #FlyBHM. Lots of planes arriving and departing, including an F-16. 

Have you tried Grounded In Birmingham yet? Their handcrafted burgers are made to order and are pleased to “meat” you! Salads and sandwiches are available too.


(at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport)

Great photo! Thanks for sharing. #Repost from @cameragirl5d. #nationalaviationday #flybhm

What a beautiful view of the clouds. #Repost from @leslie_garrett. #NationalAviationDay #FlyBHM

BHM Airport now has three kidzone play areas to make sure our smallest passengers and their families have a great time before take off.

Photos from the first flight to arrive on Concourse C last night. Passengers were met with a small token of appreciation for flying #BHMAirport

Later tonight, United and Southwest passengers will begin arriving on Concourse C and using baggage claim 1 and 2 in the newly renovated portion of #BHMAirport.

Beginning on Thursday, August 14, all Southwest and United flights, both departing and arriving, will begin operating from Concourse C.

Read the full press release on our website. www.flybirmingham.com
(at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport)

Our open house is in full swing. There are still two more times to view the new #BHMAirport today at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. We hope to see you here! Please enter the terminal on the upper level at Doors 3 or 4.


(at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport)

Thanks to our first open house group for touring the new #BHMAirport today.

(at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport)

It’s not too late to sign up for a tour of your new #BHMAirport on tomorrow. Simply email rsvp@flybirmingham.com. We hope to see you there! (at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport)

The ribbon has been cut and it’s your chance to see the new #BHMAirport. Join us on Monday, August 11th for a tour of our facility, food samples from our new restaurants and much more. Space is limited so RSVP today! (at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport)

We hope you will join us on Monday, August 11th for a tour of our beautiful new facility, a delicious sampling of our new restaurants and much more! Space is limited so RSVP today! #BHMAirport