Passenger guide - Accra airport (ACC) 

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Kotoka International Airport, opened on March, 1958, is the main airstation in Ghana. It operates with domestic destinations and international flights within Africa, in addition to some destinations in Europe, the Middle East and the United States.

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Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminal 1 (domestic and regional flights) and Terminal 2 (international flights), open 24 hours a day and connected through an internal walkway.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 2.2 million passengers went through it in 2015.
Tel: +233 302 776 171. Information desks in the baggage reclaim hall of Terminal 2 and the check-in areas of both buildings.



The airport is located 10 km (6 miles) to the northeast of central Accra.

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Avis (Tel +233 302 761 752 - 1:00 pm to 10:30 pm) and Europcar (Tel +233 302 819 888 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Saturdays from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm) offer car rental services in the Arrivals Halls.

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The airport has currency exchange bureaus, ATMs and VIP lounges. Inside Terminal 1 there is a business center with executive services, while some nearby hotels, such as the Golden Tulip or the Holiday Inn, provide conference facilities.

Food and Drinks- There are restaurants, bars, coffee shops and vending machines in the public areas and the Departures Halls. La Tante Royale, Cafè Aleenoo, Muttina Bacci and Cassba are open 24 hours a day.
Shopping- Duty-free stores in the Departures area and the mezzanine floor of the enclosure. There are also shops selling souvenirs, handicrafts, clothing, electronics, flowers.
Baggage- Secure luggage wrapping in the check-in area, from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm (Tel +233 244 119 599). The lost and found offices operate around the clock and are situated in the Arrivals Halls (Tel +233 544 334 024 / 302 961 975).
Other Services- Medical clinic, games room.


Taxi - Ranks are located in the parking lot, close to the Arrivals exit. There are both metered and shared cabs, which are cheaper. Taxis in the country have the frontal and rear panels and license plates painted yellow. The journey to the city centre takes between 25 and 55 minutes, depending on traffic.


You can find different accommodations nearby, among them: Holiday Inn Accra Airport (Tel +233 302 740 930), Airport View Hotel (Tel +233 202 252 244), Best Western Premier Accra Airport Hotel (Tel +233 302 216 570), Galaxy Hotel (Tel +233 272 195 430), Accra Marriott Hotel (Tel +233 302 738 000), Ibis Styles Accra Airport (Tel +233 302 746 600), The Palms by Eagles Accra (Tel +233 556 616 100), Villa Monticello (Tel +233 302 773 477), Esther's Hotel (Tel +233 262 203 128), City Escape Hotels (Tel +233 302 798 425). Some of them provide shuttles for the transfer of their guests.


The enclosure has a large parking capacity available 24 hours a day and designated passenger drop-off zones in front of the Departures areas.

Car Park 3 - Long-term parking lot.
Car Park 4 - With direct access to the terminals.


Facilities at the airport are limited, therefore disabled passengers are advised to contact their airline in advance to request special assistance.

Latest updates: June, 04, 2018
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