Kotoka International Airport (ACC)

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Kotoka International Airport (ACC)
AddressKA PMB 36, KIA, Accra, Ghana
Telephone0302 776 171.
Number of terminals2
Time zoneGMT Greenwich Mean Time: GMT/UTC -0
LocationAccra Kotoka International Airport is situated 10km (6 miles) north of Accra city centre.
Airport codeACC
Airport newsAccra Kotoka International Airport is undergoing a continuing programme of upgrades and improvements, including an expansion of the car parking facilities. The overall project is due for completion in 2015. There have been reports of long queues to exit the country, so departing passengers are advised to leave plenty of time to go through security.
Driving directionsFrom Accra city centre, head north along Independence Avenue and Liberation Road, following signs to the airport.
Car rentalSeveral car hire companies are represented at Accra Kotoka International Airport, with booths outside the arrivals hall. These include Avis and Europcar (chauffeur-driven cars only).
Public transport and taxisTaxi: Taxis are the best way to get to Accra city centre and can be found at car park 2, close to the arrivals exit. A taxi from Accra Kotoka International Airport to Nkrumah Circle or Osu should costs around ¢33, but most don't have meters so make sure you agree a price before getting in. The journey time to central Accra is 25-55 minutes, depending on traffic.
Car parkingAround 1,000 spaces are available in 24-hour car parks at the airport.
Information and help desksThere is an airport information desk and a Ghana Tourist Information counter in the main arrivals area.
Airport FacilitiesMoney: A bureau de change and several ATMs are available at Accra Kotoka International Airport.
Communications: There is a post office at Accra Kotoka International Airport. Wi-Fi internet access is 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.
Food: There is a choice of restaurants both pre and post-security at Accra Kotoka International Airport and there is a bar airside.
Shopping: There are a few shops at Accra Kotoka International Airport covering basic needs, as well as duty-free outlets.
Conference and business facilitiesA business centre in the domestic flights area provides communications and secretarial services. The Aviance Akwaaba Lounge is available for the airline's first and business class passengers. The State Protocol Lounge is for use by senior government officials/diplomats and VIPs.

Business and conference facilities are available at the Golden Tulip Accra (tel: 0302 213 161; www.goldentulipaccra.com), Holiday Inn Accra Airport (tel: 0302 740 930; www.ichotelsgroup.com) and Airport View Hotel (tel: 0302 740 930; airportviewhotel.net).
Disabled facilitiesDisabled facilities at Accra Kotoka International Airport are limited. Contact the relevant airline for further information and wheelchair assistance.
Airport hotelsThere 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.

Airport View Hotel
Airport View Hotel is close to Accra Kotoka International Airport and includes a restaurant, swimming pool and conference facilities among its facilities.
Airport Junction, K.I.A
Osu-Accra, Ghana
Tel: 03027 80341.
Web: airportviewhotel.net

Holiday Inn Accra Airport
Housing a business centre, a Ghanaian restaurant and a bar, Holiday Inn Accra Airport is a good mid-range option just 2km (1 mile) from Accra Kotoka International Airport. A courtesy shuttle operates from here to the terminals.
Plot 19 & 20 Airport City
Accra, Ghana
Tel: 03027 40930.
Web: www.ichotelsgroup.com

Golden Tulip Accra
The 234-room Golden Tulip Accra, arranged within luscious vegetation, is located five minutes' drive from Accra Kotoka International Airport. The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service to/from the airport and facilities include a restaurant, bar, casino and meeting rooms.
Liberation Road 16033
Accra, Ghana
Tel: 03022 13161.
Web: www.goldentulipaccra.com

Airport West Hotel
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 onsite restaurant.
Airport West, 137 Airport Residential
Accra, Ghana
Tel: 03027 67870.
Web: www.airportwesthotel.com/
Full airport nameAccra Kotoka International Airport
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