Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

General Aviation

Birmingham Airport Construction Projects


Runway and Tower Information

BHM is capable of accommodating most modern air carriers, cargo transport, general aviation and military aircraft operating within North and South America. BHM is equipped with two runways, Runway 6/24, ARC D-V and Runway 18/36, ARC D-IV.

The completion of the extension of runway 6/24 in July of 2007 was the first step for BHM in becoming a full service international airport including scheduled nonstop passenger and cargo service.

Runway 6

  • Category II ILS, precision approach
  • 12,000 feet in length
  • 150 feet wide

Runway 24

  • Category I ILS, precision approach
  • 12,000 feet in length
  • 150 feet wide
  • Pavement Condition/Classification: Runway 6/24 is designed to accommodate a 175,000-pound single wheel load, a 205,000-pound dual wheel load, a 350,000-pound dual tandem wheel load.

Runway 18

  • Non-precision approach
  • 7,100 feet in length
  • 150 feet wide
  • Pavement Condition/Classification: Runway 18/36 is designed to accommodate a 75,000-pound single wheel load, a 170,000-pound dual wheel load, and a 240,000-pound dual tandem wheel load.

Runway 36

  • Visual Approach
  • 7,100 feet in length
  • 150 feet wide
  • Pavement Condition/Classification: Runway 18/36 is designed to accommodate a 75,000-pound single wheel load, a 170,000-pound dual wheel load, and a 240,000-pound dual tandem wheel load.

Control Tower

  • Operated by FAA, 24 hours
  • 211 feet tall (20 stories)
  • Opened in May, 2001

To report problems with the airfield please email Airport Operations.

Fixed Based Operators


Atlantic Aviation
West Ramp
Manager:
Shane Harris
Telephone:
205-849-5520
Location:
4243 East Lake Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35217

East Ramp
Manager:
Shane Harris
Telephone:
205-591-6830

Location:
4725 65th Place North
Birmingham, AL 35206

Mail To:
PO Box 320159
Birmingham, AL 35232

When requesting parking with ATC, please identify Atlantic EAST or Atlantic WEST. The East ramp is located at the east end of taxiway N. The West ramp is located at the SW end of taxiway H.

International Flights:


Customs for international flights available exclusively through the FBOs with prior arrangement.