Kotoka International Airport details


Kotoka International Airport has the capacity to handle 5 million passengers a year, Process 1,250 passengers per hour, Six boarding bridges, A large commercial and retail area, Three business lounges.


Kotoka International Airport, was originally a military airport used by the British Royal Air Force during World War II in 1946.

Land area

Kotoka International Airport occupies 1610 acres (651 hectares) within the city of Accra.


Distance of Kotoka International Airport from Accra City Centre

Kotoka International Airport is about 10 kilometres from the City Centre.

Location, coordinates

The reference point co-ordinates are 05° 35’ 47” North Latitude by 000° 10’ 12” West longitude.

K.I.A’s central location in the world, (on the Greenwich Meridian and close to the Equator) makes it easily accessible from any part of the world.


Elevation is 63.5m (205 ft).