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Barbados International

Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI)

Overview

Situated 10 miles (16km) southeast of Bridgetown in Christchurch, Grantley Adams International Airport is one of the main air traffic hubs in the east Caribbean, and the largest airport in Barbados.

The airport has a single runway, but has recently expanded with a new arrivals hall and retail concourse that has eased congestion and improved the overall experience. Flights to Grantley Adams International Airport are available daily to destinations in the Caribbean, North America, The UK and Europe.

Location

The airport is situated 10 miles (16km) east of Bridgetown, near Christchurch.

Getting to the city

There is a regular bus service to the city that departs every 10 minutes and a 24-hour taxi service (travel time 30 minutes). Taxi fares are fixed by the government, however vehicles are unmetered so fares should be established in advance.

Time

GMT -5.

Contacts

Tel: +1 246 428 7101.

Car rental

There is only one, local car hire company at the airport. A Barbados driving permit is required, which can be obtained from the airport or from car hire companies.

Facilities

Facilities in the airport include a bank and foreign exchange, bar, restaurant, duty-free, a business centre with Internet facilities, and an information desk. Facilities for the disabled are good.

Parking

There is open-air parking near the terminal, charged at BDS 2 per hour and BDS 12 per day. Car parks are within walking distance of the terminals.

Departure Tax

None.

Website

barbados.airport-authority.com

Airlines

Flights to Grantley Adams International Airport are available on Air Canada, American Airlines, British Airways, Caribbean Airlines, Condor, LIAT, Thomson Airways, US Airways, Virgin Atlantic Airways and WestJet.

Internet

The airport has free wifi.

Business Lounges

Nearby hotels like the Silver Rock and Bougainvilliea Beach Resort have large conference venues with audio-visual equipment and catering. Airline lounges for British Airways and BWIA also have internet and fax services, while the Club Caribbean Lounge on the Mezzanine Level offers a business centre with meeting rooms, fax, and internet access.


Barbados International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.