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Grantley Adams International Airport
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IATA: BGIICAO: TBPB
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator GAIA Inc.
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

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.

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