Birmingham airport use is up

An industry trade group expects more people to fly over the coming Labor Day weekend. {}"Airlines for America" says about 14-million will take to the skies. {}That's a 2% increase from last yearHere in Birmingham, the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is seeing more travelers for the entire summer. {}The airport reports for the second month in a row, passenger traffic has grown.
  • 6.5% more in June 2014 compared to June 2013
  • More than 240,000 traveled in Jul
  • 33% more in July over July 2013
  • Less than 1% increase in passengers arriving in Birmingham
  • Top destinations from BHM include Orlando, Baltimore, Tampa, Las Vegas, and La Guardia.