Airlines Add Nonstop Flights for Football Fans Flying BHM Airport


Birmingham, AL – After a triumphant win for the Alabama Crimson Tide in the Capital One Orange Bowl, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and United Airlines have added nonstop flights from the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) giving Alabama football fans across the state an extra lift to the College Football Playoff National Championship game on Monday, January 7th in Santa Clara, California.

Delta and American will fly fans nonstop into San Jose International Airport (SJC) on January 4th (Delta) and January 5th (American) while United will fly fans into San Francisco International Airport (SFO) on January 5th and 6th. The nonstop flights will return on January 8th.

“We’re excited that our airline partners are adding nonstop flights, making travel to the west coast much faster for college football fans traveling from Birmingham, said Sylvester Lavender, Birmingham Airport Authority’s Interim President and CEO.  “Fans that fly BHM will be able to easily get to college football’s biggest game of the year with no unnecessary layovers or connections and certainly no extra hassles.”

Passengers can book the nonstop flights directly through the airlines and receive updates regarding additional flights that may be added from the Birmingham Airport on Twitter and Instagram @BHMAirport and by liking the Airport’s Facebook page (FlyBHMAirport).