Bridgetown, Saint Michael, Barbados
|IATA Code||BGI||ICAO Code||TBPB|
Airport (Aerodrome, Airfield)Customs
An airport where customs officials are stationed. The customs airport serves as the gateway for air cargo, where customs procedures are carried out for international air freight.
|Time Zone||-04:00||Phone Number||+1 246-536-1302|
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Grantley Adams International Airport (IATA code: BGI, ICAO code: TBPB), often shortened as GAIA and formerly known as Seawell Airport, is the international airport of Barbados. Located 12.9 kilometers (8.0 miles) from the centre of the capital city Bridgetown, in an area officially known as Seawell, the airport is the main air transportation hub for the Eastern Caribbean.
The airport is the only designated port of entry for persons arriving and departing by air in Barbados and operates as one of the major gateways to the Eastern Caribbean. It also remains an important air-link for cruise ship passengers departing and arriving at the Port of Bridgetown, and a base of operations for the Regional Security System (RSS), and the Regional (Caribbean) Police Training Centre. It has direct service to destinations in the United States, Canada, Central America and Europe.
In 2016, the airport was the eighth-busiest airport in the Caribbean region and the third-busiest airport in the Lesser Antilles after Queen Beatrix International Airport on Aruba and Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport on Guadeloupe. In 2019, the airport handled 2,298,491 passengers, representing as increase of 7.16% from the previous year, with 32,854 aircraft movements.
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