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Welcome to Airport Highlands ...

Airport Highlands is located in Jefferson County<1>.

The location of Airport Highlands has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Airport Highlands is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Airport Highlands lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Airport Highlands: (205)

Communities near Airport Highlands ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Airport Highlands.

  • Birmingham
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
  • Hoover
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Vestavia Hills
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
  • Bessemer
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Homewood
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Homewood is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,174 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homewood
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Homewood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homewood <4>
  • Pelham
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Pelham is located in Shelby County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,231 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelham
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Pelham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelham <4>
  • Trussville
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
  • Mountain Brook
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mountain Brook is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,034 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Brook
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Mountain Brook
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Brook <4>
  • Center Point
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • Hueytown
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Airport Highlands. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Airport Highlands.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Airport Highlands. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Airport Highlands.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Airport Highlands. See our Newspapers Page for Airport Highlands.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Airport Highlands ...

Looking for more information about Airport Highlands? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Airport Highlands, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Airport Highlands.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Airport Highlands. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Airport Highlands - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

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