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Airports in Accra

Kotoka International Airport (ACC)

Overview

Located six miles (9km) north of Accra, Kotoka International Airport is the largest airport in Ghana and a travel hub for West Africa. One of only five airports in Africa accredited for direct flights to the US, Kotoka International Airport serves more than 1.5 million passengers each year on flights around Africa as well as to Europe and North America.

Kotoka International Airport can be a bit chaotic for some travellers, and ongoing construction and renovation add to the confusion, with long queues and delays a common occurrence. A few shops and restaurants are all that are offered in the way of entertainment. Passengers should definitely bring a good book and a lot of patience when flying to Kotoka International Airport.

Location

The airport is situated seven miles (12km) from Accra city centre.

Getting to the city

There are no buses to the city centre, however metered and shared taxis are available. Expect to pay around US$4.

Time

Local time is GMT.

Contacts

Tel: +233 21 776 171.

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Accra International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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