Grantley Adams International Airport Pavement Rehabilitation and Expansion (CDB-2018-GAIAREHABBARB)

  • Barbados
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Grantley Adams International Airport (Christ Church)
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Financial Institutions
  • Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)
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Project Status
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Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Dec 1, 2018
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
Government of Barbados
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  • Industry and Trade
  • Infrastructure
  • Transport
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 57.70 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ CDB website

Updated in EWS Jun 7, 2023

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Project Description
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According to the CDB, the project will improve the quality of the Grantley Adams International Airport infrastructure, improve institutional capacity of Grantley Adams International Airport Inc. and reduce energy consumption from pavement lighting of the airport.

Investment Description
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Private Actors Description
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As stated on the companies' websites:

GAIA is Barbados’ only airport and the aviation hub of the Eastern Caribbean, handling daily flights to and from the other Caribbean islands connecting to major cities in the US, Canada, UK and Europe.

Integrated Sustainability is a leading provider of sustainability consulting and engineering services – integrating world-class front-end project advisory and delivery teams to deliver conscientious solutions in water, waste, and energy.

Private Actor 1 Private Actor 1 Role Private Actor 1 Sector Relation Private Actor 2 Private Actor 2 Role Private Actor 2 Sector
- - - - Grantley Adams International Airport Inc. Undisclosed Transport
- - - - Integrated Sustainability Contractor Infrastructure

Contact Information
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Executing Agency - Ministry of Tourism and International Transport:

Addresses -
Tourism: Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Center, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael, Barbados, W.I.
International Transport: 8th Floor Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael, Barbados, W.I.
Faxes -
Tourism: +1 246 436-4828
International Transport: +1 246 535-3342

GAIA Inc.:

Address: Terminal One, Seawell, Christ Church, BB16000 Barbados, W.I.
Phone: +1 246 536-1302
Fax: +1 246 536-1356

Contractor - Integrated Sustainability:

Address: Canewood Business Centre, 1st Floor, 5 Canewood Industrial Park St. Michael, Barbados BB11005
Phone: +15873525867 / +12468235300


Complaints about suspected fraud and/or corruption may be submitted to the Office of Integrity, Compliance and Accountability. Allegations may be made by a variety of sources including staff, consultants, contractors, and other persons who may consider themselves participants in, witness to or victims of wrongdoing.

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