World Travel Guide > Guides > Africa > Ghana > Accra Kotoka International Airport

About Accra Kotoka International Airport (ACC)

Accra Kotoka International Airport is the main airport in Ghana, a West African country on the Gulf of Guinea. Kotoka has two terminals – T2 handles domestic flights, while T3 is designated for regional and international flights. This Accra Kotoka International Airport guide includes terminal information and public transport access.


Information desks are in the Arrivals and Departures of both terminals.


Driving directions:

Kotoka International Airport is easily accessed from Liberation Road, a main thoroughfare in Accra. Once you're on Liberation Road, follow the airport signs, continue onto Airport Road and take the second exit at the roundabout.

Transfer between terminals:

The terminals are connected by a covered walkway.

Airport Info

Airport Road

Accra Kotoka International Airport is situated about 8km (5 miles) northeast of the National Museum of Ghana, a popular tourist attraction.

No. of terminals:

+233 30 277 6171

Public Transport

Public transport road:

Bus: Bus line 383 stops at a bus stop on Liberation Road, about a 14-minute walk from the terminal building.

Taxi: Labour Enterprise Trust Co Ltd runs licenced and metred taxis from Car Park 5. The charges are GH¢ 10.00 for the first kilometre and GH¢ 0.10 for every additional 100 meters of your trip. Public taxis without metred rates are also available – passengers are encouraged to negotiate before starting the journey.

Ride-hailing: Uber operates in Accra and picks up passengers from Kotoka International Airport.

Terminal facilities


Currency exchange offices and ATMs are available in the airport.


Food outlets are available in both terminals. However, as Terminal 3 is larger and busier than Terminal 2, visitors can expect more choices in Terminal 3.


Accra Kotoka International Airport has shops covering basic needs.

A few duty-free outlets are in Departures, Terminal 3.


If you have misplaced items within Accra Kotoka International Airport, go to the Lost and Found office in Arrivals (Terminal 3).

Should you lose an item on an airplane, contact the airline you flew with for help in retrieving your belongings.


The Airport Clinic is situated 500m from the terminal building. In addition, Port Health in Terminal 3 can give yellow fever vaccinations and other primary care services.

Airport facilities

Conference and business:

Accra Kotoka International Airport has several lounges, and they provide basic meeting facilities.

Communication Facilities:

Wi-Fi access is available in Departures.

A phone shop selling local SIM cards is located in Arrivals, Terminal 3

Disabled facilities:

Accra Kotoka International Airport has basic facilities for passengers with reduced mobility.

Travellers who require special arrangements should contact the airline at least 48 hours before travelling.

Car parking:

Accra Kotoka International Airport has plenty of parking spaces across its six parking areas (Car Parks 1 to 5, plus the Cargo Village Enclave). Each of them offers short- and long-term parking.

Car rental:

Local and international car hire companies are present outside the Arrivals hall. They include Avis and Herts.

A digital image at