Being the largest airport in the country of Ghana, Kotoka International Airport is served by major airlines from Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. Each airline offers a limited schedule because of the airport’s relatively remote location in the African Continent.
Kotoka International Airport is well connected to multiple neighboring countries in Western Africa and North Africa thanks to several African carriers. Aero Contractors connects Ghana’s capital city of Accra with Nigeria’s capital city of Lagos. Air Burkina offers direct flights to largest city in the nation of Burkina Faso. Air Mali operates service to Mali’s capital while Air Namibia offers trips to the capital of Namibia.
Antrak Air is a small airline company that is based at Kotoka International Airport. This regional airline connects Accra with other cities in Ghana such as Kumasi, Sunyani, Sekondi-Takoradi, and Tamale. Africa World Airlines is another small carrier that is headquartered in Ghana’s busiest airport. This domestic airline also provides service to Kumasi and Tamale. Kotoka International Airport also serves as a hub for the domestic airline company Starbow Airlines. In addition to offering several domestic flights, Starbow Airlines provides trips to the Ivory Coast and Benin. All of these domestic airline companies exclusively operate at the Terminal 1 building at Kotoka International Airport. All other airlines provide service in Terminal 2.
Kotoka International Airport is also served by three of the largest airlines based in the African continent. EgyptAir offers flights to Cairo while Royal Air Maroc provides a gateway into Casablanca. South African Airways links Accra with Johannesburg. Other African airline companies that serve Kotoka International Airport include Arik Air, ASKY Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Gambia Bird, and Kenya Airways. Emirates, Middle East Airlines and Royal Jordanian connect Ghana’s main airport to the Middle East.
The largest airport in Ghana is connected to several important European cities thanks to the service of a few flag carrier airlines. British Airways takes passengers to London Heathrow Airport, which is the largest airport in the United Kingdom. Amsterdam can be reached via KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. Germany’s fifth largest city of Frankfurt is accessible via Lufthansa. Iberia airlines connects Ghana’s capital with Spain’s capital city Madrid. TAP Portgual operates flights to Lisbon and Turkish Airlines is the preferred choice for direct flights to Istanbul.
Delta Air Lines is the only company that connects Kotoka International Airport to North America. This large U.S. carrier offers non-stop flights to New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.