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About Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI)

Grantley Adams International Airport is the principal airport for Barbados, a Caribbean island nation. The airport is situated in Christ Church, a parish in the southern part of Barbados. This Grantley Adams International Airport guide offers valuable insights into the airport's features, terminal amenities, accessibility via public transport, and available accommodation options.

The airport encompasses two terminals dedicated to departures and arrivals, respectively, both housed within the same building.


There are information desks in Arrivals and Departures. A Barbados Tourism Authority counter is also available within the terminal.


Driving directions:

Grantley Adams International Airport can be accessed from the Tom Adams Highway, which runs from Bridgetown to the airport. Journey time is about 30 minutes, depending on traffic. Grantley Adams International Airport can also be reached via Highway 4.

Transfer between terminals:

Passengers can walk from one terminal to the other.

Airport Info

Airport Access Road
Christ Church

Grantley Adams International Airport is situated about 16 km (10 miles) southeast of the capital city of Bridgetown.

No. of terminals:

+1 246 536 1300

Public Transport

Public transport road:

Bus: The Airport bus station is on Tom Adams Highway, about 5 minutes' walk away. Ask the tourism information desk for bus information upon arrival.

Taxi: About 280 licensed taxis (identified by a yellow sticker that says so) are available. Fares are fixed, and the latest fares are published here. Ask the taxi dispatcher for assistance upon arrival.

Terminal facilities


ATMs are located in the main concourse and also after security in the departures area. Only Barbados currency is dispensed. There isn't a money exchange counter.


A bar, a restaurant, and several cafés are available.


Among the shops at Grantley Adams International Airport are souvenir and gift shops, jewellers, and a convenience store. Duty-free can be found in the departures lounge. There is also an inbound duty-free shop in the arrivals lounge for international flights.


Contact your airline regarding lost luggage queries, but contact the Airport Duty Manager (tel: +1 246 536 1336; email: for lost personal items.


A medical facility is located in the public area at the Departures area. Operation hours from 0600 to 2200 daily. Charges may apply.

Airport facilities

Conference and business:

The Airline Executive Lounge in the departures area, located between Gates 12 and 13, has Wi-Fi and a fax machine.

The Club Caribbean lounge, located between Air Canada and American Airlines check-in counters, has Wi-Fi and workstations.

Communication Facilities:

Public telephones and free Wi-Fi internet hotspots are located throughout the terminal. Charging points for electronic devices are also available. There is a post office in the departures area before security.

Disabled facilities:

Grantley Adams International Airport is accessible to passengers with reduced mobility. Accessible toilets and facilities such as wheelchairs and ambulifts are available. Nonetheless, passengers who require assistance should contact their airlines before travel.

Car parking:

There are two car parks at Grantley Adams International Airport; both are within walking distance of the terminal. There is no separation between short- and long-term parking areas. Payments must be made in Barbados Dollars at designated pay stations.

Car rental:

Courtesy Car Rentals, Drive-A-Matic, and Stoute's Car Rental are represented at the airport. Passengers can find their desks in the arrivals hall. Other car hire companies are located off-site and can deliver pre-booked vehicles to the airport.

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