Grantley Adams International Airport

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Grantley Adams International Airport
Grantley Adams International Airport.jpg
Airport typePublic
OperatorGAIA Inc.[1]
ServesBridgetown, Barbados
LocationSeawell, Christ Church
Hub forLIAT
Elevation AMSL169 ft / 52 m
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 | change source]

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