Grantley Adams International Airport

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Grantley Adams International Airport
Grantley Adams International Airport.jpg
IATA: BGIICAO: TBPB
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator GAIA Inc.[1]
Serves Bridgetown, Barbados
Location Seawell, Christ Church
Hub for LIAT
REDjet
Elevation AMSL 169 ft / 52 m
Coordinates 13°04′29″N 059°29′33″W / 13.07472°N 59.4925°W / 13.07472; -59.4925Coordinates: 13°04′29″N 059°29′33″W / 13.07472°N 59.4925°W / 13.07472; -59.4925
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 3,354 11,004 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[2][3]

Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA), (IATA: BGIICAO: 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]

  1. 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.
  2. Airport information for TBPB from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  3. Airport information for BGI at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).