Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)

Welcome to BAA’s DBE Program Office

PURPOSE: As a condition of receiving federal financial assistance from the Department of Transportation, the Birmingham Airport Authority maintains a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) 49 CFR Part 23 and 26. The DBE Programs seek to ensure DBEs have an equal opportunity to receive and participate in DOT-assisted contracts by removing barriers to the participation of DBEs and assist the development of firms that can compete successfully in the marketplace outside of the DBE Program.

Contracting Module (Opportunity Awaits) BAA’s Contracting Module assists prime contractors and DBEs to do the following:


DBE Certification Documents

DBE/ACDBE Uniform Certification Application

DBE/ACDBE Personal Net Worth Statement

SBE Certification Checklist

DBE Application Tripwires

DBE SBE Policy

ACDBE Concessions Program Policy and Procedures

DBE Certification for Out-of-State Applicants

Effective February 28,2011, the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) enacted new regulations in regard to Interstate Certification for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) applicants (section 26.85). Firms currently certified in their home state United Certification Program may apply for DBE with ALDOT. For more details regarding interstate certification.


DBE Continued Eligibility

DBE No Change Affidavit


Title VI
Title VI Program
Title VI FAA Informational Poster
Title VI Complaint Procedures
Title VI Complaint Form
ADA Program and Complaints Procedure
49 CFR Part 21

Limited English Proficiency (LEP)
Limited English Proficiency Plan