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Airport/Arrivals

sir grantley adams int airport barbados-01As you approach the Island of Barbados, you will, more often then not, fly along the west coast of the island for a spectacular sight of the peaceful Caribbean Sea coastline. if you would like a view of the coast ask for a seat on the left side of the plane.

The only airport located in Barbados is Grantley Adams International (IATA Code: BGI) a modern airport that has been awarded several times as the "Caribbean's Leading Airport" at the esteemed World Travel Awards.

Grantley Adams International is located on the south-east end of the island, roughly 13km (8 miles) from the capital city of Bridgetown, and also serves as a hub for the islands of the Eastern Caribbean.

Upon arrival at the Grantley Adams International Airport, you will be greeted with a warm welcome and professional service. You will first pass through immigration and customs before exiting the arrivals hall.

The inbound duty free shop is located in the Arrivals Terminal.

Friendly porters are available to assist you with your bags… be sure to agree on a price before they help take your bags.

Car rentals and taxi services are readily available at the airport.

FAST FACTS ABOUT BARBADOS

flag-map of barbadosVisa - Not required for US, EU or Commonwealth visitors.
Money - Barbados dollar (B$ or BBD); B$1 = US$0.50 = €0.32 = UK£0.25
Official name - Barbados
Departure tax - Departure Tax of BDS $55 (US $ 27.50) applies to all passengers over 2 years old leaving Barbados. Most airlines include this with the cost of the ticket, but passengers should always check to be sure.
Area - 432 sq km
Population - 282,000
Famous for - Beaches, rum, flying-fish sandwiches
Country code - 246
Capital - Bridgetown
People - Barbadian (formal), Bajan (slang)