Kotoka Airport (ACC)

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Kotoka 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 10 km (6 miles) north of Accra city center.
Airport codeACC
Airport newsAccra Kotoka International Airport is undergoing a continuing program of upgrades and improvements, including an expansion of the parking facilities. The project is due for completion in 2015. There have been reports of long lines to exit the country, so departing passengers are advised to leave plenty of time to go through security.
Driving directionsFrom Accra city center, head north along Independence Avenue and Liberation Road, following signs to the airport.
Car rentalSeveral car rental 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 the Accra city center; they can be found at parking lot 2, close to the arrivals exit. A taxi from Accra Kotoka International Airport to Nkrumah Circle or Osu should cost around ¢33, but most don't have meters, so make sure you agree on a price before getting in. The travel time to central Accra is 25–55 minutes, depending on traffic.
Car parkingAround 1,000 spaces are available in 24-hour parking facilities 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 before and after 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 center 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 center, a Ghanaian restaurant, and a bar, Holiday Inn Accra Airport is a good mid-range option just 2 km (1 mile) from Accra Kotoka International Airport. A courtesy shuttle operates from the hotel 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, sited amid luscious vegetation, is located 5 minutes' drive from Accra Kotoka International Airport. The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service to/from the airport and its 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-room Airport West Hotel is approximately 1 km (0.6 miles) from Accra Kotoka Airport. There is Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, as well as a gymnasium, swimming pool, and business center with conference rooms. There is also a shuttle bus to the airport and an on-site restaurant.
Airport West, 137 Airport Residential
Accra, Ghana
Tel: 03027 67870.
Web: www.airportwesthotel.com/
Full airport nameAccra Kotoka International Airport
State or provinceGhana
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