Accra Kotoka International Airport Guide (ACC)

Airport info
Code: ACC
Airport Road, KIA, Accra, Ghana

Accra Kotoka International Airport is situated about 8km (5 miles) northeast of Accra city centre.


No. of terminals: 2 Dialling code: +233
+233 30 277 6171

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.

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Transfer between terminals

The terminals are connected by a covered walkway.

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.

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.


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.


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.

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.


There are no on-site hotels at Accra Kotoka International Airport, but there are a number of accommodation options nearby. A hotel reservation desk is located in arrivals.

Golden Tulip Accra

+233 302 213 161

The Golden Tulip Accra holds 238 rooms and is located within a five-minute drive of Accra Kotoka International Airport. The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service to/from the airport and facilities include a restaurant, bar, pool and meeting rooms.

Liberation Road, Accra, Ghana

Best Western Premier

+233 30 221 6570

Offering an airport shuttle service, the Best Western Premier also has an outdoor pool and bar, along with a restaurant offering international and local options. On-site meeting space is also available with a range of options for small meetings, banquets, conferences and lectures.

17 White Avenue, Accra, Ghana

African Regent Hotel

+233 302 765 1802

A high quality hotel close to the terminals, the modern African Regent offers a complimentary airport shuttle service, a spa and gym as well as a restaurant and poolside bar. Meeting rooms are also available.

237/238 N Airport Road, Accra, Ghana

Airport West Hotel

+233 30 276 7870

The 30 bedroom Airport West Hotel is approximately 1km (0.6 miles) from Accra Kotoka Airport. There is Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, a gymnasium, swimming pool and business centre with conference rooms. There is also a shuttle bus to the airport and an on-site restaurant.

North Airport Road, Accra-Kumasi, Accra, Ghana

Holiday Inn Accra Airport

+233 302 740 930

Housing a business centre and various dining options, Holiday Inn Accra Airport is a good mid-range option just 1km (0.6 miles) from Accra Kotoka International Airport. A courtesy shuttle operates from here to the terminals.

Plot 19 & 20 Airport City, Cantonments, Accra, Ghana

Hotel Ibis Styles Accra Airport

+233 302 746 600

2km (1 mile) from the airport, this less pricey option offers a restaurant, bar, an outdoor pool and gymnasium. Three small meeting rooms are also available.

Plot 24 Airport City Enclave, Accra, Ghana
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