Grantley Adams International Airport

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Grantley Adams
International Airport
Grantley Adams International Airport.jpg
Airport typePublic
OwnerGovernment of Barbados
OperatorGAIA Inc.[3]
LocationSeawell, Christ Church
Hub forLIAT, TIA 2000
Elevation AMSL170 ft / 52 m
Coordinates13°04′29″N 059°29′33″W / 13.07472°N 59.49250°W / 13.07472; -59.49250Coordinates: 13°04′29″N 059°29′33″W / 13.07472°N 59.49250°W / 13.07472; -59.49250
A map showing the runway, taxiways and other structures of the airport.
Barbados airport diagram
TBPB is located in Barbados
Location within Barbados
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 11,000 3,353 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Passenger change 17-18Increase1.02%
Aircraft movements33,296
Movements change 17–18Increase3.0%
Source: DAFIF,[4][5] ACI's 2014 World Airport Traffic Report.

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 | change source]

  1. Weather at the Grantley Adams Airport, WeatherCast UK
  2. Station Information Listing, NOAA
  3. S., D. (4 April 2008). "Brancker: Airport board will enhance tourism". Nation Newspaper. Archived from the original on 9 April 2008. Retrieved 2 June 2010.
  4. Airport information for TBPB Archived 2011-08-06 at the Wayback Machine from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  5. Airport information for BGI at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).