Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport http://apr.org en New Displays Installed At Birmingham Airport http://apr.org/post/new-displays-installed-birmingham-airport <p></p><p>New flight information display boards are now being installed at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport.</p><p>12 new display boards have been installed at the airport and nine additional boards will be installed when Concourse C is completed. That area is expected to be finished by next summer.</p><p>The airport previously had display information screens that were mounted to the floor when the renovated terminal opened in March.</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 22:16:52 +0000 The Associated Press 41889 at http://apr.org New Displays Installed At Birmingham Airport Flights Resume At Birmingham Airport After Threat http://apr.org/post/flights-resume-birmingham-airport-after-threat <p>Flights were scheduled to depart on time from Birmingham's airport one day after a note found in a restroom led to diverted flights and a two-hour evacuation of hundreds of passengers.</p><p>Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport's website on Monday showed that flights were arriving and departing as scheduled.</p><p>The airport reopened Sunday evening after an airport employee found the note and turned it over to police. Airport authority spokeswoman Toni Bast said bomb squads swept the terminal but found nothing. She said about a dozen flights were either delayed or diverted.</p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 21:37:57 +0000 The Associated Press 40972 at http://apr.org Flights Resume At Birmingham Airport After Threat Delta Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Birmingham http://apr.org/post/delta-plane-makes-emergency-landing-birmingham <p>A Delta Airlines flight from New Orleans to Atlanta has been diverted to Birmingham because of a report of smoke in the cockpit.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Delta Flight 2234 was just east of Montgomery when pilots aborted the flight plan and made an emergency landing at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. The plane landed safely at about 3 p.m.&nbsp; Television station ABC33/40 reported emergency crews inspected the plane and didn't find any smoke or other signs of fire on the aircraft.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; No one was injured in the incident.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 13:12:15 +0000 The Associated Press 37227 at http://apr.org Delta Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Birmingham New Terminal Opens At Birmingham Airport http://apr.org/post/new-terminal-opens-birmingham-airport <P>Birmingham City leaders are set to cut the ribbon on a new terminal at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport.&nbsp;</P> <P>The terminal will feature 13 new gates, a ticketing counter a new security checkpoint area and a new baggage claim area.</P> <P>The new terminal is part of a $201 million modernization project being done in two phases. Tue, 26 Feb 2013 23:07:10 +0000 The Associated Press 25683 at http://apr.org New Terminal Opens At Birmingham Airport Airport Project in Birmingham Two-Thirds Complete http://apr.org/post/airport-project-birmingham-two-thirds-complete <DIV> <P>A project to modernize the terminal at Birmingham's airport is about two-thirds complete.</P> <P>Al.com reports (http://bit.ly/UejcJD) that Tom Wesley of Birmingham's airport authority provided board members with an update on the project this week.</P> <P>He said the airport authority has spent 67 percent of the $201.6 million allotted for the entire two-phased project at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport.</P> <P>Authorities say the project will mean more amenities for passengers and also bring the airport in line with post-Sept. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 14:25:07 +0000 The Associated Press 24877 at http://apr.org Airport Project in Birmingham Two-Thirds Complete Airport Exhibits to Spotlight History, Tourism http://apr.org/post/airport-exhibits-spotlight-history-tourism <P>Travelers arriving at the renovated Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport are going to get a taste of some of Alabama's history and tourist attractions.</P> <P>Officials said an exhibit will honor the airport's namesake, civil rights pioneer Fred Shuttlesworth. The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute is designing the exhibit.</P> <DIV> <P>The Southern Museum of Flight in Birmingham will provide an exhibit of rare artifacts and photographs from the Tuskegee Airmen. Mon, 12 Nov 2012 13:00:58 +0000 The Associated Press 20585 at http://apr.org Airport Exhibits to Spotlight History, Tourism