Heroes Week Begins with Flag-Lined Welcome at Huntsville International Airport

November 3, 2021

A U.S. Army officer greets members of the Middle Tennessee American Legion Riders Post 43 from Tullahoma in town for Heroes Week at Huntsville International Airport

Heroes Week Begins with Flag-Lined Welcome at Huntsville International Airport

Public is invited to participate with flags, patriotic colored clothing, and signage


HUNTSVILLE, Ala., November 3, 2021 – The public is invited to join the Semper Fi CommunityTask Force and Huntsville International Airport in welcoming Veteran honorees to Heroes Week on Nov. 5, 2021.

The Veterans will arrive at the airport Friday, and at 2:45 p.m., they will walk through a ceremonial flag line organized by Semper Fi.

Participants are encouraged to arrive at 2:30 p.m., wear patriotic colors and bring U.S. flags and welcome signs to the Welcome Lobby on the second floor of Huntsville International Airport, 1000 Glenn Hearn Blvd. in Huntsville. The lobby is adjacent to the TSA checkpoint area. Participants are not permitted to enter the secure gate area behind TSA. The 313th Army Band from Redstone Arsenal will provide musical entertainment.

The Veterans will be escorted by motorcycles and Law Enforcement to their hotel at 3:45 p.m.

Masks are required when inside Huntsville International Airport in all indoor areas. Please park only in designated airport parking areas and not in front of the terminal in waiting areas or drop-off lanes. Participants are responsible for their own parking fees.

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About Huntsville International Airport

The Port of Huntsville operating entities include Huntsville International Airport (HSV), International Intermodal Center, Jetplex Industrial Park, Signature Flight Support, Four Points Sheraton, Sunset Landing Golf Course and Foreign Trade Zone #83. Huntsville International Airport (HSV) is the largest commercial airport in North Alabama, serving over 1 million passengers annually. For more information, visit or follow @FLYHSV, FB-Huntsville International Airport