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Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

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KBHM
Airport
ICAO: KBHM – IATA: BHM
Summary
Name Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
Region North America
Territory United States US.gif
Location Birmingham, Alabama
Serving Birmingham
Elevation 196.291 m
644 ft
644 ft196.291 m
Coordinates 33° 33' 43.60" N, 86° 45' 3.88" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
6/24 3048 m10,000 ft
46 m150.919 ft
ASP yes/yes
18/36 2164 m7,099.738 ft
46 m150.919 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation KBHM 241853Z 21009KT 10SM FEW250 27/12 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP143 T02720122
Station Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport
Date/Time 24 April 2019 18:53:00
Wind direction 210°
Wind speed 09 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature 27.2°C
Dew point 12.2°C
Humidity 39%
QNH hPa
Weather condition n/a

WX
Tag(s) Cumulonimbus
Tornado

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

ICAO: KBHM IATA: BHM

Description

Civil/Military (USAF) international airport serving the city of Birmingham and central Alabama, USA.

Climatology

Humid “subtropical” climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa) - characterized by hot, humid summers and cool winters. Significant amounts of precipitation occur in all seasons in most areas. Winter rainfall (and sometimes snowfall) is associated with large storms that the westerlies steer from west to east. Most summer rainfall occurs during thunderstorms and occasional tropical storms (hurricanes).

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of KBHM

  • A306, vicinity Birmingham AL USA, 2013 (On 14 August 2013, a UPS Airbus A300-600 crashed short of the runway at Birmingham Alabama on a night IMC non-precision approach after the crew failed to go around at 1000ft aal when unstabilised and then continued descent below MDA until terrain impact. The Investigation attributed the accident to the individually poor performance of both pilots, to performance deficiencies previously-exhibited in recurrent training by the Captain and to the First Officer's failure to call in fatigued and unfit to fly after mis-managing her off duty time. A Video was produced by NTSB to further highlight human factors aspects.)