Kotoka International Airport

Last updated: Wednesday, October 4, 2023


Kotoka International Airport is a large airport located in Accra, Ghana. It serves Accra and the surrounding areas.

It operates scheduled services and is identified by the IATA code ACC.

Kotoka International Airport is situated in the continent of Africa, specifically in the country of Ghana, with latitude 5.60518980026245 and longitude -0.166786000132561.

It has an elevation of 62.48 meters (205 ft) and is identified by the GPS code DGAA.

Phone+233 30 255 0612
Elevation62.48 m (205 ft)
AddressKA PMB 36 KIA, Accra, Ghana
WebsiteKotoka International Airport
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Airport address

Kotoka International Airport

KA PMB 36 KIA, Accra, Ghana

Which country is Kotoka International Airport?

Kotoka International Airport is situated in Accra, which is in Ghana, a country located on the continent of Africa.

How do I get from Kotoka International Airport to city centre?

To get from Kotoka International Airport to the city center, you have a few options:

  1. Taxi: Taxis are readily available at the airport. You can find them outside the arrivals area. Make sure to negotiate the fare before getting into the taxi, as they may not use meters. The journey to the city center takes around 30 minutes, depending on traffic.

  2. Airport Shuttle: Some hotels and guesthouses offer airport shuttle services. Check with your accommodation if they provide this service and arrange for a pick-up in advance.

  3. Ride-hailing Apps: Services like Uber and Bolt operate in Accra. You can download the respective apps and request a ride from the airport to the city center. This option provides upfront pricing and convenience.

  4. Public Transportation: There are public buses that operate between the airport and the city center. Look for the "Airport City Express" bus service, which runs every 30 minutes. The bus stop is located outside the arrivals area. However, be aware that public transportation in Accra can be crowded and less convenient for travelers with luggage.

It's advisable to check with your accommodation or local contacts for the most up-to-date information on transportation options and fares.

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Most common questions

Below are quick answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Kotoka International Airport.

  1. How far is Kotoka International Airport from Accra city center? Kotoka International Airport is located approximately 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) northeast of Accra city center. The airport is easily accessible by road, and the journey usually takes around 15-20 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.

  2. Are there any hotels near Kotoka International Airport? Yes, there are several hotels located in close proximity to Kotoka International Airport, offering convenient accommodation options for travelers. Some popular choices include the Airport View Hotel, Holiday Inn Accra Airport, and Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra, all of which are within a short distance from the airport.

  3. What facilities and services are available at Kotoka International Airport? Kotoka International Airport offers a range of facilities and services to ensure a comfortable travel experience. These include duty-free shops, currency exchange counters, ATMs, restaurants, lounges, and car rental services. The airport also provides free Wi-Fi access throughout the terminal, as well as medical facilities and assistance for passengers with reduced mobility.