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Introduction ...

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<1> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Shelby Shores.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Shelby Shores. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Shelby Shores.

Large Airports ...

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service ...

General Aviation Airports ...

  • Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)
  • Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)
  • Gragg - Wade Fld.   (FAA ID: 02A)
    • Gragg - Wade Field lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> miles to the south southwest of Shelby Shores.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gragg - Wade Field
  • Coosa Co. Airport  
    • Coosa County Airport lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> miles to the east of Shelby Shores.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coosa County Airport
  • Continue List   (3 more) ...
    • Bessemer Airport   (FAA ID: EKY)
      • Bessemer Airport lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> miles to the west northwest of Shelby Shores.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer Airport
    • Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)
    • St. Clair Co. Airport   (FAA ID: PLR)
      • Saint Clair County Airport lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<2> miles to the north northeast of Shelby Shores.
      • Official website: www.plrairport.com/
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Clair County Airport

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Shelby County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Shelby Shores), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Shelby Shores) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shelby Shores. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1285, Longitude: -86.4658       In this case, the coordinates for Shelby Shores have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).




 

 

 

 

 


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This page was last modified: 26 Oct 2020