Requesting a Tour of GAIA

Grantley Adams International Airport Inc. offers year-round complimentary educational tours to groups and focuses on educating about the day-to-day operations of the airport.

Groups requesting a tour of GAIA are required to complete an application form (please click here for the form). Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance.

The minimum number of people per tour is 10 and the maximum 35.  Minimum age to accompany a tour is five years.

When making a reservation, the following information is required:

  • Name of the group and contact information;
  • Number of persons in the group;
  • Date and time requested, with possible alternate date and times;
  • Names of adults attending the tour;
  • Tour group category, e.g. pre-primary school;
  • Areas of interest (areas to be visited).

Tour conducting
Tours are conducted by the Facilitation Officers in conjunction with the Corporate Communications Specialist. Tours begin in the departures check-in area and include areas of the terminal that lie beyond security search, including the duty-free shopping area, departure lounge, boarding gates, customs hall, aircraft ramp, taxiway and runway. Your guide will give brief descriptions and explanations of the sites to be visited, including roles and functions of staff.

Tour dates and lengths
Tours are conducted Mondays to Fridays between 9.30 am and 11:00 am and are approximately 45 minutes.

Security briefing
A compulsory security briefing is provided prior to the beginning of every tour.

Security/ safety measures
All visitors entering the secure area are required to pass through security scanners and smoking on the airside is prohibited.

Parking is provided in the coach stand next to the Arrivals Terminal.

Corporate gifts

  • GAIA Inc. provides each tour group with corporate gifts at the end of each tour.
  • E.g. children are given pencils or key rings while adults are offered a corporate pen.
  • For educational tours (high school, university and colleges) - information brochures.


Visitors with disabilities

Ramp access is available for the physically challenged. Tour visitors in wheelchairs must be accompanied by someone who will push them. Special tours for visually impaired visitors can also be arranged.


Arrangements must be made at least two weeks in advance by calling 1 246 4184242 ext 136.


  • Arrive on time.
  • Please notify Airport of any changes to your group prior to arriving for your tour.
  • Storage is NOT available.
  • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
  • Please notify the airport's Corporate Communications Specialist or the Customer Service Representatives, if your group must change or cancel their tour.
  • All adults must walk with photo identification.
  • Names of all touring adults must be sent ahead of the tour. 



Photographs may be taken in specified areas such as inside aircraft or inside terminal. No video cameras, tape recorders or any other kind of electronic recording device is permitted in security areas.

We look forward to providing you and your tour group with an enjoyable and educational tour.

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