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How to get a ride with Uber from Accra Airport
Open your app to request a ride
When you’re ready, open your app to request a ride. Choose the option that suits your group size and luggage needs.
Follow directions in the app
You’ll get directions about pickup points directly in the app. Signs might also be available at the airport.
Meet your driver
Go to your assigned pickup location as specified by the app. Please note, this location may not always be at your nearest exit. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
Accra Airport tips
Accra Airport wifi
Wifi is available in Terminal 3 of Accra Airport, while the airport lounges also offer wireless connectivity.
Accra Airport parking
There are numerous car parks available at Accra Airport, while each terminal has a dropoff and pickup area.
Accra Airport luggage storage
It is recommended that you contact your airline or tour operator before you leave to ask about baggage storage. Note: each airline flying to and from Ghana has a different baggage allowance, so check how much you can take before you fly.
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Accra Airport visitor information
Accra Kotoka International Airport has the distinction of being the largest airport in Ghana. The airport has been steadily growing and now has the capacity to welcome 5 million passengers through its doors every year. The airport is located less than 2 kilometers (1 mile) from the center of Accra and around 8 kilometers (5.5 miles) from the Labadi Beach area, both short journeys that make Uber the perfect choice for your airport transfer.
Accra Airport terminals
Accra Airport has 3 terminals: Kotoka International Airport Terminal 1; Kotoka International Airport Terminal 2, which operates domestic flights; and Kotoka International Airport Terminal 3, which operates international flights. There are more than 30 airlines to choose from, including these:
- Air Burkina
- Air Côte d’Ivoire
- Air Italy
- Air Namibia
- Air Peace
- Arik Air
- Fly Mid Africa
- Middle East
- Royal Air Maroc
- SA Airways
- TAP Air Portugal
Restaurants in Accra Airport
Accra Airport has a great selection of bars and restaurants throughout both terminals, in the public areas and after the security zone. Travelers can choose from a variety of international cuisines, quick snacks, and hot and cold drinks. The center of Accra is reachable within just a few minutes by Uber, so it’s easy to sample some of Ghana’s finest food before or after your journey if you don’t want to eat at the airport.
Currency exchange at Accra Airport
Money exchange is available in the international arrivals area, the departures area, and the airport square.
Services at Accra Airport
Customer service personnel are situated in the Arrival and Departure Halls in Terminal 2 and Terminal 3. If you need assistance, they can be identified by their GACL uniforms.
Accra Airport shops
Accra Airport has a good selection of shops, including a duty-free area in both departures and arrivals. There are also shops selling gifts and souvenirs, handicrafts, jewelry, electronics, clothing, and fashion accessories.
Accra Airport lounge area
For travelers seeking a rest from the hustle and bustle of the airport, there are 3 lounges available. Located in the Departures Hall of Terminal 3, they are available to access cardholders and fee-paying passengers. At Akwaaba Lounge, passengers can relax with refreshments, newspapers, and magazines. Adinkra Lounge is the ideal choice for business and executive passengers, while Sanbra Lounge offers a luxury experience with a great view of the runway.
Hotels near Accra Airport
ACC has no hotel on-site, but plenty of options are available near the airport in the areas known as Airport City and Airport Residential Area. To the south of the airport around the Labadi Beach tourist area, there are more hotels, and Accra itself has further accommodation options that are just a few minutes’ Uber trip away from the airport.
Points of interest near Accra Airport
Accra is the capital of Ghana and a lively city perfectly situated on the country’s coastline. Among the many things to see and do around the airport and the city are these:
- Bojo Beach
- Ghana’s national museum
- Independence Square
- Labadi Beach
- Makola Market
Find more information about ACC here.