Grantley Adams International Airport


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Grantley Adams International Airport is located in Seawell, Christ Church. It 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.

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Grantley Adams International Airport
St. Andrew
Barbados

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The airport has direct service to destinations in the United States, Canada, Central America and Europe and serves as the second hub for LIAT. In 2016, the airport was the 8th 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. GAIA, also remains an important air-link for cruise ship passengers departing and arriving at the Port of Bridgetown,[6] and a base of operations for the Regional Security System (RSS), and the Regional (Caribbean) Police Training Centre.

The airport's former name was Seawell Airport before being dedicated posthumously in honour of the first Premier of Barbados, Sir Grantley Herbert Adams in 1976. The airport's timezone is GMT −4 and is in World Area Code region No. 246 (by the US Department of Transportation). It was a hub for now-defunct Barbadian carriers Caribbean Airways[7] and REDjet, the home for the charter carrier West Indies Executive Air, and former home to the flight training school Coconut Airways.

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