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Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI)

Full Airport Name

Grantley Adams All-embracing Airport

Address

Christchurch, Barbados

Airport Code

BGI

Country Code

1

Telephone

(246) 418 4242

E-mail

None

Website

www.gaiainc.bb

Number of Terminals

1

Time Zone

GMT - 4

Location

The airport is anchored 13km (8 miles) southeast of Bridgetown.

Airport News

Grantley Adams Airport underwent above amplification and beforehand above-mentioned to Barbados' hosting of the 2007 candid World Cup.

Driving Directions

The airport can be accessed from the ABC Highway, which runs from Bridgetown to the airport (journey time - about 30 minutes). It can additionally be accomplished from Hwy-7 forth the southern coast.

Car Parking

There are two car parks at the airport, both aural walking ambit of the terminal. There is no acumen amid short- and abiding parking.

Car Hire

Courtesy Car Rentals is the alone car appoint aggregation at the airport; its board is amid aloof alfresco the Arrivals hall. Other car appoint companies are amid off-site and will bear pre-booked cartage to the airport.

Public Transport

Road

Bus: Easily-recognisable avant-garde Mercedes Benz buses accomplish consistently to/from the airport. A account runs to Bridgetown every 10 account 0600-2400, abandonment from the Main Road alfresco the terminal architecture (journey time - 45 minutes).

Taxi: Taxis accomplish from the airport, 24 hours a day, including Barbados Tours (tel: (246) 420 2877) and Quintette (tel: (246) 428 8735). Taxis accomplish on a fixed-fare base and do not accept meters; fares should be agreed in advance.

Information and Help Desks

An advice board (tel: (246) 428 7101) is accessible from 0800-2200.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: There is a bank, a column appointment and bureaux de change.

Eating and drinking: There is a bar and restaurant at the airport.

Shopping: There is a pharmacy, gift shop, ice-cream parlour, bazaar and delicatessen. Duty-free can be begin in the Departures lounge; there is additionally an in-bound duty-free boutique in the Arrivals lounge, accessible for all-embracing flights.

Other facilities: There is a abbey on the balustrade level.

Conference and Business Facilities

The Club Caribbean Lounge has a business centre, with fax and Internet facilities, as able-bodied as affair rooms. The British Airways and BWIA aboriginal and business chic lounges additionally accept fax and Internet facilities. Airline controlling lounges are amid on the balustrade level. The Silver Sands Resort, about 7.5 km (4.5 miles) from the airport (tel: (246) 428 6001; website: silversandsbarbados.com) offers a baby appointment facility, while abroad the island offers two ample assemblage centres as able-bodied as auberge affair rooms.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

The Arrivals and Departure halls are amid on the arena attic and can be accessed by disabled passengers. There is a lift to the restaurant on the balustrade attic and disabled toilets throughout the airport. Wheelchairs can be provided by alone airlines, who will abetment cartage assimilate the aircraft by ambulift; cartage acute wheelchairs and appropriate abetment should acquaint their airline above-mentioned to travel.

Hotels

There are no hotels on the airport site. Advice on adaptation in Barbados is accessible on-line (website: www.barbados.org).

 

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