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About Accra Kotoka International Airport (ACC)

The largest airport in Ghana, Accra Kotoka International Airport is also one of West Africa’s main air transport hubs. Our Accra Kotoka International Airport guide includes contact details as well as information regarding terminal facilities, public transport access and nearby accommodation options.

Airport news:

A third terminal is currently under construction, and is due to be completed by the end of May 2018.


There is an airport information desk and a Ghana Tourist Information counter in the main arrivals area, as well as customer service in the departure areas of both terminals.


Driving directions:

From Accra, head north on Patrice Lumumbra Road towards Odoi Kwao Street, then turn right onto Dr Amilcar Cabral Road. 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 Accra city centre.


No. of terminals:

+233 30 277 6171

Public Transport

Public transport road:

Taxi: Taxis are the best way to get to Accra city centre and can be found at Aerostar car park. The airport taxi service, Labour Enterprise Trust Co., runs metered taxis and charges GH¢ 10.00 for the first kilometre and GH¢ 0.10 for every additional 100 meters of your trip. Public pool taxis without metered rates are also available to and from the airport, giving customers the opportunity to bargain for reduced fairs. Additionally, a number of Accra hotels will provide shuttle services to and from the airport; these should be arranged in advance.

Terminal facilities


Currency exchange offices and ATMs are available in the airport.


There is a choice of restaurants both pre- and post-security and an airside bar.


There are a few shops at Accra Kotoka International Airport covering basic needs, as well as duty-free outlets.


There is a lost and found office in Arrivals.


The Airport Clinic is situated 500m from the terminals.


Airport facilities

Conference and business:

There are three lounges in the airport: Sanbra, Adinkra and Akwaaba.

Extensive business and conference facilities are available at the Golden Tulip Accra (tel: +233 30 221 3161; and Holiday Inn Accra Airport (tel: +233 30 274 0930;, amongst others.

Communication Facilities:

Currently, Wi-Fi access is only available in the departures area. Card phones are located at several points throughout the terminal; cards are available from the post office and some shops. A post office is also situated in the airport.

Disabled facilities:

Disabled facilities at Accra Kotoka International Airport are limited. Contact the relevant airline for more information and wheelchair assistance.

Car parking:

Around 1,000 spaces are available in 24-hour car parks at the airport, where there is short-term, long-term and seasonal parking.

Car rental:

Several car hire companies are represented around the Accra Kotoka International Airport, with booths outside the arrivals hall. These include Avis and Europcar (chauffeur-driven cars only). A number of local operators are also present.

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