Birmingham and Caracas airports and terminals
Airports in Birmingham AL, US
Birmingham Airport (BHM)
Distance from City Center: 4.9 miles
Birmingham Int'l Airport (BHX)
Distance from City Center: 4,234.4 miles
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Flights to Caracas
Birmingham's Airport Information
Orbitz.com can help you book cheap flights from Birmingham, Alabama. The Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport serves more than 3 million passengers every year. It is located five miles northeast of downtown Birmingham at 5900 Messer Airport Highway. American, Delta, Southwest, United and US Airways provide domestic and international flights.
Airport Parking Information
The Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport offers more than 5,000 hourly, daily and long-term parking spaces as well as complimentary shuttles. Parking costs $1 per hour, or up to $24 per day, in the hourly and daily sections and $10 per day in the long-term parking section. A cell phone lot with 40 free parking spaces allows people to wait in their cars when they are picking someone up.
Ground Transportation Information
If you prefer not to leave your car at the airport, metered taxis are available. Birmingham has a bus system with a one-time fare of $1.25 or $3 for an all-day pass. The airport also offers limousine and shuttle services. Not only can Orbitz.com help you plan your air travel, but it can also help you plan your ground transportation.
Birmingham Airport Restaurants
The Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport features many restaurant options. Charley's Steakery, Pizza Hut Express, Mrs. Field's Cookies, Quiznos and Starbucks are all available if you want to catch a bite to eat while waiting for your flight. There is also a gift shop and newspaper stand. Check Orbitz.com for cheap flights from Birmingham the next time you are planning a trip.
Flying into Caracas
Find cheap flights to Caracas when you use Orbitz.com. Caracas Maiquetia International "Simon Bolivar" Airport, known locally as Maiquetia Airport, is the prime airport in Venezuela and is located 16 miles to the north of Caracas. The airport boasts three terminals, Nacional, Internacional and Auxiliar, and two asphalt runways. Delta, Kingfisher, Etihad, Continental, Emirates, Air France, Air Canada, Aeropostal, Santa Barbara, Alitalia, Aerolineas Argentians, TACA, Avianca and American Airlines are some of the airlines that serve the airport.
Transportation from the Airport
There is a free shuttle bus operating between the terminals for domestic and international flights. UCAM buses will get you to the metro stations in Caracas within 40 minutes. You can also make an advance booking for taxi services while you are making arrangements for your air ticket at Orbitz.com. Corporación Anfitriones de Venezuela is the official taxi service provider. Car-rental services are by Hertz, Budget, Avis, Alquiler, Rojas, Margarita Rental, Aco, Amigo and Auto 727.
Weather Information for Caracas
Caracas experiences a tropical climate with dry winters. Though the weather stays hot almost year-round, April and May are the hottest months with an average of 82°F. June receives the highest rainfall records of around six inches.
Popular Attractions in Caracas
You can visit the Caracas Cathedral, which was built in 1665. Besides its beautiful decorations and amazing architectural design, the cathedral also features a small museum that has religious artifacts. Other popular attractions that you should visit include the Museo de Ciencias Naturales, the Museo de los Ninos (Children's Museum) and the Quinta De Anauco. September to April is the best time to visit, as the weather remains warm and dry. Search Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Caracas.
Flight schedule for flights from Birmingham to Caracas on Wed, Mar 4, 2015
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|American Airlines/American Airlines||AA3488/AA979||BHM||6:00 AM||CCS||3:15 PM||ER4/738||7hr 45min|
|US Airways/American Airlines||US8276/AA979||BHM||6:00 AM||CCS||3:15 PM||ER4/738||7hr 45min|
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