Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport (IATA: BHM, ICAO: KBHM, FAA LID: BHM), formerly Birmingham Municipal Airport and later Birmingham International Airport, is a joint civil-military airport serving Birmingham, Alabama, United States and its metropolitan area including Tuscaloosa. It is located in Jefferson County, five miles northeast of downtown Birmingham, near the interchange of I-20 and I-59.
Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport averages 301 aircraft operations a day, including 136 flights to 43 airports in 40 cities. BHM served 2,695,399 passengers in 2015, and is the largest and busiest airport in the state of Alabama by passenger volume.
The airfield can handle all aircraft types. The main runway is 12,002 feet (3,658 m) long. The secondary runway is 7,100 feet (2,200 m) long. A Category II ILS allows operations in visibility as low as a quarter-mile.
The airport was renamed in July 2008 after Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth.
The Southern Museum of Flight is on Airport Authority property, on the east side of the north-south runway.