Kotoka Airport is an international airport in Accra, the capital of Ghana. Originally, the airport was built as a military base used by British Royal Air Force during WW2 and become civilian airport after the war.
It handles more than 3 million passengers a year, being able to accommodate even large aircraft such as Airbus A380.
It is a hub for Africa World Airlines and base for domestic carrier Passion Air.
You can find basic facilities at the airport such as ATM’s, 2 VIP Lounges (Sanbra and Adinkra in Terminal 2 ( open 5:00-00:00) and Akwaaba Lounge in Terminal 3 (open 24/7), few shops and souvenirs, Chinese restaurant and few snack bars. Luggage wrapping is available in the check-in area of Terminal 3.
The only airline operating direct flights to Ghana’s Kotoka Airport is British Airways taking around 6h 30 mins from London Heathrow for prices around £450. As an alternative with 1 layover, check KLM, Turkish Airlines or often offering cheaper fares to Ghana – Tap Air Portugal.
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