Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM)
The largest airport in Alabama is the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. The airport serves Birmingham and Central Alabama. Flights are available from there to the important airports in bordering states and overseas locations. Flights are also available to cities like Mobile, Huntsville, and Montgomery. It is an integrated civil-military airport, situated 5 miles northeast of Birmingham city center, close to the junction of I-59 and I-20. In 2009, Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport served more than 2.9 million passengers. It ranks as the busiest and biggest airport in Alabama. At present, Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport operates 120 daily flights to 25 locations across the U.S.
The airport is able to manage all categories of airliners. There are two runways and one terminal building, which is split into two concourses. American Airlines, Delta Airlines, US Airways and Southwest Airlines are some of the major airlines flying from the airport.
Huntsville International Airport (HSV)
Huntsville International Airport is situated 9 miles southwest of downtown Huntsville, Alabama. It serves the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area. The address is 1000 Glenn Hearn Boulevard in Huntsville. The airport is famous for its simple design. It has 12 entrances and comes with restrooms, restaurants, shopping outlets, telephones and big wall paintings. The Four Points by Sheraton Hotel is closely located. The western runway of the airport is the 2nd most extensive in Southeast U.S. It is the biggest freight transport airport in the state. Important airlines operating from this airport include American Airlines, Delta Airlines, US Airways, and Vision Airlines.
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