Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, servicing over 130 flights to 43 airports everyday, is increasingly one of the Southeast region’s busier gateways, connecting travelers to major destinations such as Dallas, Miami, Atlanta, and Orlando. If you’ve arrived here at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport and you’ve an unexpected flight delay, worry not. The wide selection in food, drink, shopping, entertainment, and modern amenities here at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport make any unexpected layover a breeze. Read on for some of our favorite highlights in dining, shopping and entertainment here at BHM.
Reflecting Birmingham’s growing reputation as a culinary hub of the South, Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport too has a number of options for the hungry traveler that reflect the diversity and heritage of Jefferson County. These include casual grab-and-go places for the traveler on a tighter schedule, such as The Great American Bagel (Concourse A/B), fresh sandwiches at Grounded in Birmingham (Concourse B/C) and Starbucks (Concourse A, C). For sit-down service and a wide selection, Birmingham Brewhouse boasts a number of small, local craft beers (Concourse A), Red Mountain Grill for hearty burgers and mouth watering Alabama-style barbecue (Concourse B), and the Talladega Grille (Concourse C) for bar service and a more vibrant atmosphere.
Places to read, study, work
For those travelers who want to get some work done, take a nap or unwind a while, there are a number of charging stations, FuelRod vending locations and windowside seating areas near the food courts providing views over the surrounding area and tarmac. BHM provides complimentary wifi throughout its terminals and concourses, great for those who want to check emails, study, or stream video. For those travelers who want to browse reading material, stationary or travel accessories in tech for their work, there is a number of newsstands around the airport, including Ebony Newsstand (Concourse C), Hudson News (Concourse A / B, B,), and the CNN Newsstand (Concourse A).
Shopping and Entertainment
Those visitors who want to pass the time shopping for local souvenirs, browsing clothes, snacks or travel products, or just simply exploring, you’ll find that there is so much to see and do here at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. Aside from the diverse selection at the numerous newsstands in every concourse, there is also the famed Alabama Sports Hall of Fame (Concourse B / C), celebrating the University of Alabama’s (in)famous dominance in multiple sports and Barber Motorsports (Concourse C) highlighting some of the best in daring motorsports. Aside from these stores, there is also the Kidzone play area for those families who need to let off some steam before a long fight (Concourse C), an Animal Relief area where pets can enjoy the outdoors (Through Door 4L), a soothing sensory room (Concourse A) or the meditation room for a place to reflect and calm down before the long journey (Concourse B).
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