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Grantley Adams
International Airport
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IATA: BGIICAO: TBPB
– WMO: 78954
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Government of Barbados
Operator GAIA Inc.
Serves Barbados
Location Seawell, Christ Church
Hub for LIAT, TIA 2000
Elevation AMSL 170 ft / 52 m
Coordinates 13°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
Website gaia.bb
Maps
A map showing the runway, taxiways and other structures of the airport.
Barbados airport diagram

Location within Barbados

Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 11,000 3,353 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Passengers 2,194,931
Passenger change 17-18 Increase1.02%
Aircraft movements 33,296
Movements change 17–18 Increase3.0%
Source: DAFIF, ACI's 2014 World Airport Traffic Report.

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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