5051 Academy Lane
Bessemer, AL 35022
Phone: (205) 428-3999
Fax: (205) 428-8053
A city-owned airport situated in the Bessemer District of the Jefferson county, National Air Tours are hosted at this airport along with a dinner party. This is a bustling airport with services to many major cities. With an area of 380 acres, a paved runway and ample funds for its upgradation, it is sure to expand its operations in the near future.
West End Hills Missionary Baptist Church plays an active role in the community's spiritual growth and development. Established in 1920, it is led by dynamic pastor and Birmingham native, Rev. Dennis L. Brown. It organizes interactive services and worship with a focus on Christian teachings and values, as well as offers ministry opportunities for all ages and foreign missionaries.
Faith Chapel Christian Center started off from humble beginnings to a fast-growing congregation in number and spirituality. This non-denominational church occupies a landmark monolithic dome, one of the largest structures of its kind in the world. Dynamic pastors organize services and ministries for all ages and interests. The complex is also home to a bowling alley, fitness center, dinner theater, and other recreational activities.
Fair Park Arena is home to the Birmingham Magicians and this 6000 seater multi-purpose arena hosts not only sporting events but also concerts and exhibitions. Most noted is The Greater Alabama Fall Fair and Festival that is held here. The facility is well-equipped and has all the latest amenities. The seating arrangements are comfortable, so don't forget to miss the action at this arena the next time Birmingham Magicians play here.
Located in Ensley, Mount Ararat Baptist Church is a historic landmark in town. It was established in 1958 and is a feature on the National Register of Historic Places. The church building exemplifies the Gothic Revival style of architecture and hosts engaging worship, services and ministries in the sanctuary.
Located on Columbiana Road in Vestavia Hills, Second Presbyterian Church is a dynamic Christian congregation. It plays an active role in the community's spiritual growth and welfare ministries. The fellowship organizes weekly services and worship in a welcoming atmosphere.
Helping the needy and spreading the virtues of Jesus are the main objectives of the 'Sardis Missionary Baptist Church'. It believes in overall development and growth so along with the regular sermons, it also organizes varied activities. The mime and dance meets explore the arty side, while the Basket ball League inculcates sportsmanship. Special health seminars are held for senior citizens. The church strikes a chord with one and all in the community.
Pelham Civic Complex serves as one of the largest social and business gathering places in Birmingham. Inclusive of all the modern amenities, it hosts corporate events, exhibitions, concerts, trade fairs, conventions and weddings. The Pelham Civic Complex also features an ice rink wherein one can take take lessons for figure skating. Be sure to make reservations beforehand as the complex is always hosting some or the other event all year round.
Located a short distance from Elmwood Cemetery, New Pilgrim Baptist Church is a welcoming Christian congregation. Their worship and services are inspired by the teachings of Jesus Christ, and they organize ministries for youth and adults alike. The historic church building exemplifies contemporary Gothic style and it features on the National Register of Historic Places.
Bill Battle Coliseum, in the campus of Birmingham Southern College is an arena with a capacity of 2000 seats. Home of the college's Panthers basketball team, this arena is named after Bill Battle Jr., the athletic director of Birmingham Southern College. Apart from the sports events it can also be used for conferences and concerts. The Coliseum is a part of Edward L. Norton United Methodist Center and has various facilities from ample parking space to locker rooms for visitors. The coliseum is connected via an underground tunnel to the adjacent Striplin Sports Centre.
Opened in 1958 in honor of F. Page Seibert, Seibert Stadium is a 6,700-seat all-encompassing facility situated in the Samford University. This stadium boasts of a dynamic acoustic and sound systems which create a unique ambiance for the spectators. In the past, this stadium has staged some unforgettable football tournaments, and has also witnessed a thrilling crowd of 11,189 who were excited to watch Steve McNair and Alcorn State live in action in a 1994 match. Home to the Samford University Bulldogs college football team, this stadium also hosts various cultural and social events. Undoubtedly the most renowned stadium of Birmingham.
Located on the campus of Samford University, Pete Hanna Center is one of the largest multi purpose arenas in Birmingham. With a seating capacity of 5000, it is home to the Bulldogs Basketball team of the Samford University. This 132,000 square foot facility also includes a training room, fitness center and a seminar room. Pete Hanna Center hosts quite a many Sports events, hence when around call and book your tickets to get that adrenaline rush from your favorite game.