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Birmingham and Islamabad 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: 4,234.6 miles
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Flights to Islamabad
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.
Benazair Bhutto International Airport
Though the Benazair Bhutto International Airport is in the city of Chaklala, this airport is the main source of cheap flights to Islamabad. The airport is around 20 miles from Islamabad and around 30 minutes from the center of the city. Nearly 20 airlines operate out of this airport, including Kuwait Airways, Oman Air, Nas Air, and Turkish Airlines. If you find that you cannot book a flight on your own, or you have problems reaching the airline of your choice, try Orbitz.com. Orbitz.com makes it easy to book a flight, reserve a hotel room, and even reserve your rental car.
Taxis and Buses
Buses are a popular mode of transportation for travelers because they have air conditioning. Some buses even feature attendants and free drinks or meals. Depending on where you want to go, you might pay up to 1,200 RS. The Regional Transport Authority maintains the public buses in the area, and these buses cost 15 RS for a shorter ride. Renting a taxi is another possibility, but these vehicles do not have air conditioning. You can rent a taxi for up to seven hours for a flat rate of 2,000 RS.
Winters and Summers
While Islamabad does not receive snow, the area does get rain during the winter and temperatures can drop as low as 38°F. The summers are warmer, with temperatures ranging from the high 60s to the high 80s. Some summer days will even see temperatures hitting the 100°F mark.
Destinations in Islamabad
The Faisal Mosque is one of the biggest in the world, making it a popular destination for tourists. The city also boasts Pir Shoawa, where you can see all of the city, and it's home to the Lok Virsa Museum, which gives visitors a short history of Pakistan. When you reach the area by air, you can see some of these sites as you land. The low prices and cheap flights to Islamabad offered by Orbitz.com ensure that almost anyone can afford this trip.
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