Birmingham airport expansion http://apr.org en Ala. Airport Using Cabinet Like One That Killed Boy http://apr.org/post/ala-airport-using-cabinet-one-killed-boy <P>Birmingham's airport is still using a large panel of video monitors similar to one that tipped over and killed a 10-year-old Kansas boy last week.</P> <P>The approximately 9-foot-tall cabinet was flashing flight information on three screens near baggage claim Wednesday, five days after a similar display killed Luke Bresette one floor higher in the airport.</P> <P>A small warning sign tells visitors not to touch the cabinet. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 22:06:36 +0000 The Associated Press 27489 at http://apr.org Ala. Airport Using Cabinet Like One That Killed Boy City Says It Didn't Inspect Airport Unit That Fell http://apr.org/post/city-says-it-didnt-inspect-airport-unit-fell <P><SPAN style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5">&nbsp;&nbsp;</SPAN>A lawyer for the city of Birmingham says a large cabinet housing flight information monitors that toppled and killed a 10-year-old boy inside a newly renovated airport terminal wasn't inspected by the city after installation.</P> <P>The monitors were installed in a $201 million upgrade at Birmingham's airport. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 03:27:39 +0000 The Associated Press 27422 at http://apr.org City Says It Didn't Inspect Airport Unit That Fell Birmingham Airport Opening Revamped Terminal http://apr.org/post/birmingham-airport-opening-revamped-terminal <DIV> <P>Alabama's largest airport is ready to begin operating from its revamped terminal.</P> <P>Birmingham-Shuttlesworth airport is opening the renovated terminal on Wednesday. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 11:27:07 +0000 The Associated Press 26475 at http://apr.org Birmingham Airport Opening Revamped Terminal 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