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Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

Birmingham, AL

Phone: 205-595-0533
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,All
Tower:ATCT plus Terminal Radar Approach Control, 24 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: 24Primary Depart. Control Hrs: 24Primary Approach Control Hrs: 24Mil Ops Hrs: 0700-1730 TUE-SUN
Elevation:650 ft (198.1 m) (Surveyed)
Location:4.00 mi. NE of Birmingham
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, LOC, RNAV, GPS, RNP
Runways:06/24, 18/36
Longest paved runway: 12007 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar
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  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 6.13  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 5.89  (full serve service)

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Runway 06/24

Dimensions:12007 x 150ft. / 3659.7 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 175000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
06603.4ft. MSL
58° mag
55° true
0.4% up
precisionrunway visual range: Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
end touchdown: End Touchdown Lights are present
runway visual value: RVV is present
approach: 2400ft/High-Intensity/Sequenced Flashers, Cat-II/III Config.
centerline: Centerline Lights are present
ILSTrees, 654 ft Right of center, 58 ft high, 1,290 ft from end, 18:1 clearance slope
Gradient 0.16% Up NE
24650.0ft. MSL
238° mag
235° true
0.4% down
precisionrunway visual range: Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout
centerline: Centerline Lights are present
approach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
1205' Disp Threshold
ILS/DMETerrain, 610 ft Right of center, 67 ft high, 1,323 ft from end, 16:1 clearance slope
Gradient 0.46% Down SW Ry 24 Has Navaid Shelter 149ft From Ry End, 405 Ft L, and 1 Ft Above Ry End Elev Rwy24 Apch Slope 25:1 Due to 44 Ft Pole 4,424ft From Dsplcd Thld MALSR Ry 24 Ctld by ATCT But Operates Ummonitored

Runway 18/36

Dimensions:7099 x 150ft. / 2163.8 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 75000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
18644.3ft. MSL
183° mag
180° true
0.2% down
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
visual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
LOC/DMETrees, 883 ft Right of center, 245 ft high, 5,689 ft from end, 22:1 clearance slope
Gradient 0.15% Up N
36633.5ft. MSL
3° mag
0° true
0.2% up
non-precisionrunway end identifier: REIL is present
Trees, 210 ft Left of center, 62 ft high, 1,340 ft from end, 18:1 clearance slope
Gradient 0.15% Down S

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Atlantic Aviation East
  • $6.13
  • $5.89
  • Sales
On field: E
ARINC: 130.575205-591-6830
Atlantic Aviation West
  • $6.13
  • $5.89
On field: W
ARINC: 131.975205-849-5520
Birmingham Flight Center
  • Maintenance
  • Rentals
  • Flight Training
On field: W
Constant Aviation
  • Maintenance
  • Sales
On field: SW
Mid-South Avionics
  • Maintenance
  • Sales
On field: E
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: MajorBulk Oxygen: High/Low
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Transportation: Public, Courtesy Car, Limousine, Shuttle Bus
Rental Cars: 
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Operations: Helicopter
Customs: International Landing Rights

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N33 33.8333' / W86 45.1383'
Charts:NACO: Atlanta Sectional
Mag Var:03W (2010)
ARTCC:Atlanta (ZTL)
FSS:Anniston (ANB)
NOTAM Facility:BHM
Approach/Departure Control Facility
Pattern Altitude: No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:No
Lighting:No data

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:89
Multi Engine:44

Airport Activity

GA Local:411
GA Itinerant:37,927
Air Taxi:23,810

(12-month period ending on 12/31/2016)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
Birmingham Airport AuthorityAl Denson
5900 Messer Airport Hwy5900 Messer Airport Hwy
Birmingham, AL 35212Birmingham, AL 35212
205-595-0533 (Office) 205-595-0533 (Office)