Accra Kotoka Airport
Accra Kotoka Airport is Ghana’s largest and only international airport. The airport was built at the initiative of Kwame Nkrumah and later named after Emmanuel Kwasi Kotoka, who led the coup to overthrow Nkrumah’s government. Accra Kotoka Airport consists of three terminals and one runway, the airport offers connections to African, Asian, North American and European destinations. In 2019, Accra Kotoka Airport handled 3 million passengers.
Where is Accra Kotoka Airport situated?
Accra Kotoka Airport is located in the northeastern part of Ghana’s capital. The airport is accessible from the city centre via Liberation Road. The nearest highway is N1 Acrra – Tema Motorway.
How many terminals does Accra Kotoka Airport have?
Since the opening of the modern Terminal 3 in 2018, the airport has three terminals. T3 is used for international air traffic, T2 for domestic flights and T1 for private flights. Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 are next to each other, T3 is a 5-minute walk from T1/T2.
The distance from Accra Kotoka Airport to the centre of Accra is 9 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Accra.
From ACC Airport to Accra City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Accra Kotoka Airport by public transport. Visit the Accra Kotoka Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
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
At Accra Kotoka Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Hertz, 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.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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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:
- Africa World Airlines
- Kenya Airways
- South African Airways
- TAP Air Portugal
Hotels near the airport
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Things to do
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