Accra Kokota (ACC) Airport

Accra Kokota ACC Airport Overview

Accra Kotoka International Airport ACC - mostly referred to as KIA -  is Ghana's primary airport, serving its capital city Accra and surrounding areas. The airport is only  one of a few airportts in the whole of Africa to have the FAA accreditation to fly directly to the United States, and is operated by Ghana Airports Co.Ltd. (GACL), with their offices inside the Airport.

KIA (Kokota International Airport) is located six miles north of the city center of Accra, the capital of Ghana, which is situated on the Gold Coast of central-west Africa. If you drive from the city center, head north and follow signs to the Airport. 

With a very long runway and a yearly estimated passenger count of 1.6 million, KIA is served by domestic & international airlines offering direct & connecting flights to all points of the globe. Delta currently flies directly to the U.S (JFK Airport).

Note:  It is advisable to arrive two hours prior to scheduled departure; to obtain the required seat reconfirmation stamped on the ticket; and further to provide for sufficient funds to cover food and lodging in case of a needed overnight stay.

The Golden Tulip Hotel, a four-star hotel and only 10 minutes from Kotoka Airport, offers free shuttle service.

Kotoka International presently has two passenger terminals  - T1 & T2:  T1 is used mainly for domestic & regional flights; while T2 is intended for international & long-haul flights.  An internal walkway connects both terminals.

Terminal 2, the international departures terminal,
completed by year-end 2014 its expanson project - offering passengers relief from congestion and long queues at the Arrivals hall.  It houses restaurants, duty-free shops and two Business-Class lounges.  Other services & amenities include information counters in the arrival hall, a post office, foreign exchange service, a few ATM machines, food & drink, as well as retail concessions, duty-free shops (in T2 only), porter services, electronic check-in kiosks, Wi-Fi access, and rental car counters. 
First- and business-class travelers are provided with a priority route or fast track services through Immigration.  They also have use of VIP & Business-class lounge. 

Parking for short- and long-term parking is available in carparks 1 & 2.
To get from Kotota Airport to your destination you can rent car, take a taxi or a hotel shuttle bus:  Metered taxis are at carpark 2, close to the Arrivals exit of the terminal. Most area hotels provide shuttle services for their guests. 

Current and future Airport developments:   Due to increasing passenger volumes, construction at the site of the current GACL office on a third terminal (T3) with six aerobridges - intended to serve wide-bodied carriers - started March 2015. 

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