Birmingham is the county seat of Jefferson County as well as the largest city in Alabama. The city is the cultural and entertainment capital of Alabama with numerous art galleries in the area, including the Birmingham Museum of Art, the largest art museum in the Southeast. Downtown Birmingham is currently experiencing a cultural and economic rejuvenation, with many new independent shops and restaurants opening in the area. The city is also known for its steel production and has grown to be a thriving economic region with strong medical, industrial, and financial corporations. There is always something available in this great city whether it is for business or pleasure.
Airports serving this area:
Birmingham Intl. Airport: (BHM)
Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport, formerly Birmingham Municipal Airport and later Birmingham International Airport, is a joint civil-military airport serving Birmingham, Alabama. AirMed International, a fixed-wing air ambulance company, operates its main hub from the airport as well. This airport features two runways with the longest being eleven thousand nine hundred and ninety eight feet.