Nov/Dec 2011

Road Work Complete at James Record Road

The Airport Authority initiated the $6.2 million Industrial Access Road project in 2009 in an effort to replace temporary access to the new Navistar Big Bore facility on I-565 immediately east of the airport interchange, as well as to help enhance traffic flow at the interchange of James Record Road and Glenn Hearn Boulevard. The final phase of this project has been completed with the elimination of the at-grade crossings at the James Record Road/Glenn Hearn Boulevard intersection. View the entire article.

Jeff Sikes Completes Service on Port of Huntsville Board 

Jeff Sikes completed eight years of exemplary service to the Airport Authority Board of Directors on December 18. Mr. Sikes brought a wealth of knowledge and experience to the board, having served as a local business owner and community leader for many years. He was the owner of Jeff Sikes Mazda as well as restaurants, home furnishing, import and real estate development companies. He also served on the boards of BBVA Compass Bank, the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Huntsville Hospital Foundation, Huntsville-Madison County Chamber of Commerce, MS Diversified Life Insurance Company and Mazda’s National Dealer Council.   View the entire article

Get Clear Channel Airports FLYsmart Mobile App

--Now Available at Huntsville International Airport

Clear Channel Airports (CCA), the world’s leading marketer of airport advertising, launched its popular mobile app – FLYsmart – at Huntsville International Airport earlier this fall. The free location-based app available for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Android and Blackberry devices allows air travelers to browse live feeds of arrival and departure information, and quickly locate services and amenities both inside the airport terminal and in the surrounding city.

Click here for FLYsmart QR codes for andriod and iphone.


Hurry…  HSV Facebook “Fly to 5,000” Sweepstakes Close to

Reaching Goal

Our goal to reach 5,000 likes is getting close! But if you hurry, you can be among the first 5,000 likes and be entered to win a $500 AirTran airfare voucher.  Click Huntsville International Airport to go directly to our Facebook page.

View FB contest rules here.

Time for Winter Weather Preparedness at Huntsville

International Airport

Winter weather across Alabama, particularly across the Tennessee Valley, can have significant impacts on people’s lives. To prepare for the hazards of snow, sleet, ice and even cold temperatures, the Alabama National Weather Service offices --in conjunction with the Alabama State Emergency Management Agency --have designated Monday (November 14) through Friday (November 18) as Winter Weather Awareness Week.

Holiday Tips for Travelers

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With the holiday traveling period upon us, a few travel tips:

  • Airlines at Huntsville International Airport recommend arriving 1 hour to 1 1/2 hours prior to your scheduled departure time for domestic travel and 2 hours prior to your scheduled departure time for international travel. ***Note that peak travel times at Huntsville International Airport include the early morning hours on Monday and the afternoon hours Thursday and Friday. Passengers are encouraged to allow extra time during peak travel times.
  • A government issued photo ID is required at check-in and security checkpoint. Boarding passes are required to enter security checkpoint. Check in on line, prior to arrival at the airport, or at the ticket counter or e-ticket machine the day of departure.
  • Review your airline baggage fees, weight limits and processes in advance. All airlines do not have the same policies.

View all traveler holiday tips