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KBHM Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
Birmingham, Alabama, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 DECEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: BHM
Lat/Long: 33-33-50.0000N / 086-45-08.3000W
33-33.833333N / 086-45.138333W
33.5638889 / -86.7523056
(estimated)
Elevation: 650 ft. / 198.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03W (2010)
From city: 4 miles NE of BIRMINGHAM, AL
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 35212

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: ATLANTA CENTER
FSS: ANNISTON FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BHM (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index C
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 119.4 270.1
WX ASOS: PHONE 205-591-6172
BIRMINGHAM GROUND: 121.7 348.6
BIRMINGHAM TOWER: 119.9 317.725 118.25
BIRMINGHAM APPROACH: 123.8(050-230) 127.675(231-049) 256.8(050-230) 338.2(231-049)
BIRMINGHAM DEPARTURE: 123.8(050-230) 127.675(231-049) 256.8(050-230) 338.2(231-049)
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 125.675 305.2
CLASS C: 127.675(231-049) 338.2(231-049)
CLASS C IC: 123.8(050-230) 256.8(050-230)
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
PTC: 125.675
SFA: 294.7 396.0
WX AWOS-3PT at EKY (17 nm SW): 118.825 (205-424-3127)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
VUZr129/9.7VULCAN VORTAC114.4002E
OKWr052/31.7BROOKWOOD VORTAC111.0000E
TDGr267/35.5TALLADEGA VOR/DME108.8002E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
MCDEN059/5.622403WBH -... ....

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
A++100(MIL)
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 12007 x 150 ft. / 3660 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 65 /F/C/X/T
Single wheel: 175.0
Double wheel: 205.0
Double tandem: 350.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Gradient: GRADIENT 0.46% DOWN SW.
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 33-33.286772N33-34.408825N
Longitude: 086-46.294145W086-44.345812W
Elevation: 603.4 ft.650.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.2% UP0.5% DOWN
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 058 magnetic, 055 true238 magnetic, 235 true
Displaced threshold: no1205 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:12007 TODA:12007 ASDA:12007 LDA:12007TORA:12007 TODA:12007 ASDA:12007 LDA:10801
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, midfield, rollouttouchdown, midfield, rollout
Approach lights: ALSF2: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category II or III)MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
MALSR RY 24 CTLD BY ATCT BUT OPERATES UMMONITORED.
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILSILS/DME
Obstructions: 58 ft. trees, 1290 ft. from runway, 654 ft. right of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear67 ft. gnd, 1323 ft. from runway, 610 ft. right of centerline, 16:1 slope to clear
RY 24 HAS NAVAID SHELTER 149FT FROM RY END, 405 FT L, AND 1 FT ABOVE RY END ELEV.

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 7099 x 150 ft. / 2164 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 45 /F/C/X/T
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 170.0
Double tandem: 240.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Gradient: GRADIENT 0.15% DOWN S.
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 33-34.392808N33-33.222310N
Longitude: 086-44.831415W086-44.832012W
Elevation: 644.3 ft.633.5 ft.
Gradient: 0.2% UP0.2% DOWN
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 183 magnetic, 180 true003 magnetic, 000 true
Declared distances: TORA:7099 TODA:7099 ASDA:7099 LDA:7099TORA:7099 TODA:7099 ASDA:7099 LDA:7099
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.20 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/DME
Obstructions: 245 ft. trees, 5689 ft. from runway, 883 ft. right of centerline, 22:1 slope to clear62 ft. trees, 1340 ft. from runway, 210 ft. left of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: BIRMINGHAM AIRPORT AUTHORITY
5900 MESSER AIRPORT HWY
BIRMINGHAM, AL 35212
Phone 205-595-0533
Manager: AL DENSON
5900 MESSER AIRPORT HWY
BIRMINGHAM, AL 35212
Phone 205-595-0533

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 235
Single engine airplanes: 89
Multi engine airplanes: 44
Jet airplanes: 89
Helicopters: 5
Military aircraft: 8
    
Aircraft operations: avg 259/day *
40% transient general aviation
28% commercial
25% air taxi
7% military
<1% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

TWY F BTN RY 18/36 AND TWY G RESTRICTED TO ACFT WEIGHING 100,000 LBS OR LESS.
ANG: PPR RQR FOR ANG RAMP. NML OPR HRS 1300-2330Z++ TUE-FRI, CLSD WKNDS & HOL. NO SVC AVBL OUTSIDE THESE HRS WITHOUT PRIOR APVL. NO LCL OR ROUND-ROBIN FLT BY TRAN ACFT. CALL AIRFIELD OPS DSN 778-2555, C205-714-2555 FOR PPR 72 HR PRIOR (96 HRS FOR CARGO MSN). ALL INBD ACFT CTC ANG COMD POST "DIXIE CONTROL" NO LATER THAN 15 MIN PRIOR TO LDG WITH PPR NR AND SUPPORT REQ. SPACE-A CAPABILITIES EXTREMELY LTD, PAX SVC LTD AVAILABILITY.
TXY H SOUTH OF TXY H4 RESTRICTED TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN LESS THAN 117 FT.
TWY G RESTRICTED TO ACFT 65000 LBS OR LESS.
TWY M NORTH OF RY 6/24 RESTRICTED TO ACFT 75000 LBS OR LESS.
TWY N RESTRICTED TO ACFT WEIGHING 204000 LBS OR LESS.
BIRD ACTIVITY INVOF ALL RYS.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use between 7 December 2017 at 0901Z and 4 January 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 06   download (278KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 24 **CHANGED**   download (304KB)
ILS RWY 06 (CAT II)   download (251KB)
ILS RWY 24 (SA CAT II) **CHANGED**   download (287KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 06   download (335KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 24 **CHANGED**   download (320KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (210KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36   download (223KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 06   download (237KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 24 **CHANGED**   download (254KB)
LOC RWY 18   download (262KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download
 
Departure Procedures
BIRMINGHAM SIX **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (345KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (189KB)

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20A - Robbins Field Airport (31 nm NE)
KSCD - Merkel Field Sylacauga Municipal Airport (32 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 11-Dec-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1512:15
Sunrise06:4212:42
Sunset16:3822:38
Evening civil twilight17:0623:06

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  11-Dec-2017 08:00:28
Local (UTC-6)  11-Dec-2017 02:00:28
 
METAR
KBHM 110753Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 01/M02 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP244 T00061017
KEKY 
17nm SW 
110656Z AUTO 21005KT 10SM CLR 03/M02 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP262 T00331022
TAF
KBHM 110520Z 1106/1206 22003KT P6SM SKC FM111600 22007KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Atlantic Aviation - West ASRI 131.975
205-849-5520
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, ...
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independent
100LL Jet A
FS $6.13 $5.72 
 Updated 06-Dec-2017
 
   5 read write
Atlantic Aviation - East ASRI 130.575
205-591-6830
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, Passenger terminal and lounge, ...
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independent
100LL Jet A
FS $6.13 $5.72 
 Updated 10-Dec-2017
 
   11 read write
FS=Full service
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 Business Name 
 
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Services / Description
 
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Uber
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Things to do: Attractions on or near the airport

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Southern Museum of Flight 205-833-8226
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