Kotoka International Airport (Accra)
The airport is located 10km (6 miles) north
+233 (0)21 776 171
Accra (Kotoka International Airport) is located in Ghana’s capital city, Accra. New departure and arrival terminals were opened in 2004 and the airport served around 800,000 passengers in that year. It is the main hub for Ghana International Airlines.
Road: Taxis (metered or shared) are the only form of transportation available. You can get a taxi from the airport to Nkrumah Circle or Osu for under US$3, but be prepared to haggle the fare.
Parking spaces are limited at the airport, although the current development programme will create more.
There is an information desk in the arrival hall.
Money and communications: A post office and bureau de change are available. Several ATMs are available in the terminal.
Eating and drinking: Facilities include a bar, restaurant and a couple of food kiosk.
Shopping: There are a few shops in the terminal, including duty-free shops.
Both the Novotel Accra City Centre, Barnes Road (tel: +233 (0)21 667546; website: www.novotel.com) and the four-star hotel Golden Tulip Accra, Liberation Road (tel: +233 (0)21 775 360; website: www.goldentulip.com) are located in a quiet suburb on the outskirts of Accra, a five-minute drive from Kotoka International Airport and a ten-minute drive from the city centre. A free shuttle service runs between the Golden Tulip and the airport.
These are limited. Contact your airline for further information and assistance.
There are no business facilities as such yet. The Ghana Airways’s Akwaaba lounge is available for the airline’s first and business class passengers. The State Protocol Lounge is for use by senior government officials/diplomats and VIPs. Business and conference facilities are available at the Novotel Accra City Centre and at the Golden Tulip Accra.