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Birmingham-Airport Signs
4:16 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

New Displays Installed At Birmingham Airport

New flight information display boards are now being installed at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport.
Credit Birmingham/Shuttlesworth International Airport

New flight information display boards are now being installed at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport.

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.

The airport previously had display information screens that were mounted to the floor when the renovated terminal opened in March.

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Birmigham Airport Accident
5:06 pm
Wed March 27, 2013

Ala. Airport Using Cabinet Like One That Killed Boy

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.
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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.


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.


A small warning sign tells visitors not to touch the cabinet. A portable metal fence on wheels is in place to keep people away.

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