How the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is helping stop human trafficking

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Junior League of Birmingham and Birmingham Airport Authority Announce Partnership to help stop human trafficking. Photo by Chaise Sanders for BhamNow.

Did you know January was Human Trafficking Awareness Month? The effort to end this issue doesn’t stop there. An estimated 5,000 people are trafficked through Birmingham each month. The Birmingham Airport Authority along with local partners aim to change this alarming statistic. Here’s how.

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4 things to know about Birmingham’s Airport Hills community

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Want a cool view of the airport and the city? You can find it in Airport Hills. Photo via flybirmingham.com.

The Airport Hills is a heavily residential area that’s home to over 5,000 people. For all you aviation fans, this community has great, unobstructed views of Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport’s runways. Thanks to the city’s BIG Partnership initiative centered around the airport, Airport Hills is going to see major growth in the near future.

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Forget what is closed on Snow Day 2019, who is OPEN? We found a few places

 

5 Points Hardware Store on Birmingham’s Southside. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Since it has been in the news about its imminent closure, did you know the 24 hour Western Supermarket- Highland Avenue store on Birmingham’s Southside never closed during the great Blizzard of 1993?

Accumulation of 20 inches of snow? No problem!

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7 ways the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport makes traveling less stressful.

Try to remember everything you need to have before a trip and you will definitely stress out. Fortunately, The Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International airport is an airport that works to make your travel easier, safer, and less stressful!  Continue reading “7 ways the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport makes traveling less stressful.”