Grantley Adams International Airport facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsGrantley Adams
|IATA: BGI – ICAO: TBPB
– WMO: 78954
|Owner||Government of Barbados|
|Location||Seawell, Christ Church|
|Hub for||LIAT, TIA 2000|
|Elevation AMSL||170 ft / 52 m|
Location within Barbados
|Passenger change 17-18||1.02%|
|Movements change 17–18||3.0%|
|Source: DAFIF, 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.
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Thomson Airways Boeing 787-8 landing in Barbados
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