Grantley Adams International Airport
|Grantley Adams International Airport|
|IATA: BGI – ICAO: TBPB|
|Location||Seawell, Christ Church|
|Elevation AMSL||169 ft / 52 m|
Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA), (IATA: BGI, ICAO: TBPB) is in Seawell, Christ Church on the island of Barbados. The former name of the airport was Seawell Airport. Then it was named in honour of the first Premier of Barbados, Sir Grantley Herbert Adams in 1976. GAIA is the only port of entry for persons arriving and leaving by air in Barbados.
In 2011, the Grantley Adams Airport was the 9th busiest airport in the Caribbean region.
References[change | edit source]
- S., D. (4 April 2008). "Brancker: Airport board will enhance tourism". Nation Newspaper. Archived from the original on 9 April 2008. http://web.archive.org/web/20080409222753/http://www.nationnews.com/story/316317908591531.php. Retrieved 2 June 2010.
- Airport information for TBPB from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
- Airport information for BGI at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).