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Accra Kotoka Airport

General information

Accra Kotoka Airport is Ghana’s main airport, it serves more than 25 airlines from all over the world. The airport was built on the initiative of Kwame Nkrumah, but named after Emmanuel Kwasi Kotoka, who led a coup to overthrow Nkrumah’s government.


Where is Accra Kotoka Airport situated?

Accra Kotoka Airport is located in the northeastern part of the capital of Ghana. The airport is accessible from the city centre via the Liberation Road. The nearest motorway is N1 Acrra – Tema.

How many terminals has Accra Kotoka Airport?

The airport has three terminals, known as Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Terminal 3. Terminal 3 wil be commissioned in October 2018 and used as International Terminal, Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 will transform to domestic terminals.

Airport Map



The distance from Accra Kotoka Airport to the centre of Accra is 9 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Accra.

From ACC Airport to Accra City centre by Car
9 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

Unfortunately, there are no public transport possibilities at this airport. Check out our transportation page for other ways to travel from the airport to the city.

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Accra Kotoka Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Accra is about GHS 40.-. Book your taxi at Accra Kotoka Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From ACC Airport to Accra City centre by Taxi
9 km
20 min
GHS 40.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Accra Kotoka Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Europcar, Avis and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Accra Kotoka Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

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At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Accra Kotoka Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Accra Kotoka Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Accra Kotoka Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Accra Kotoka Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Accra Kotoka Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • South African Airways
  • TAP Air Portugal
  • Emirates
  • Kenya Airways


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Accra Kotoka Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Accra Marriott Hotel, Accra

Set in the heart of Accra Airport City and only a 5-minute walk from Kotoka International Airport, Accra Marriott Hotel features an outdoor swimming pool and a fully equipped fitness centre.


Ibis Styles Accra Airport, Accra

Situated in airport City, 44 km from Accra. Ibis Styles Accra Airport features express check-in and check-out and free WiFi throughout the property.

Hotels in Accra

Looking for the best hotels in Accra? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Golden Tulip Accra, Accra

A 7-minute drive from Kotoka Airport, Golden Tulip Accra offers 24-hour reception, a garden, outdoor swimming pool, furnished terrace, casino and free Wi-Fi throughout.


Lavender Lodge Hotel, Accra

Lavender Lodge offers accommodation in Airport city, Accra. The hotel has an outdoor pool and views of the pool, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant or a drink at the bar. Rooms include a TV.


Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra, Accra

Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra is a 10-minute walk from Accra National Museum. It features luxurious accommodation, a business centre, an outdoor swimming pool and wellness centre. Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas.

Things to do

It is possible to book tours in the city and near Accra Kotoka Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Accra Markets and Ghana Food Tour

From restaurants to market stalls and sizzling street food, Accra has a wide range of places providing West African cuisine. Visit local markets and taste traditional foods on this half-day tour of Accra's markets and cuisine.

Tour & transport

Artistic Side of Industrious Accra: Guided Half-Day Tour

Get under the skin of Ghana’s crafty, commercial community on this 4-hour tour through the local industries of Accra. See shoe-makers create leather wonders, bakers at work with their trusty clay ovens and artisans working with tin and bronze.


Accra Architectural Discovery Walking Tour

Discover the diverse architectural wonders of Accra on a guided tour. Admire colonial buildings built hundreds of years ago by the first Europeans to visit the area.


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