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The Civil Aviation Authority applauds after the largest aircraft in the world lands in Kotoka.

Yesterday, British Airways Flight A380 had a technical halt at Kotoka International Airport.

This is the second time an A380 aircraft has operated or landed in Accra, as the British Airways ferry flight (A380) from Johannesburg to London Heathrow made a maintenance stop at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA).

The large wide-body airplane known as the A380 was designed and built by Airbus. It is the only full-length double-deck jet airliner in the world and the biggest passenger aircraft.

The A380 requires approximately 3,000 meters (9,800 feet) of runway to take off fully loaded with 555 passengers in its typical seating configuration on two decks in a three-class configuration.

British Airways could not have made a better choice by selecting KIA as the chosen Airport within the sub-region for this crucial technical stop, according to a statement from the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) announcing the technical halt.

"KIA is conveniently accessible from anywhere in the world thanks to its equator-adjacent location on the Greenwich Meridian.

"The Airport's 3,400 m (3,400 ft) runway length, taxiways, and other infrastructure meet and, in some cases, exceed the standards and recommended practices of the aviation industry and are suitable for the maneuverability, accessibility to the passenger boarding bridge, and remote parking for the A-380.

The statement continued, "In fact, the Airport enjoys a good reputation for regulatory, safety, and operational compliance in the sector.

Based on the largest type of aircraft they are authorized to handle, commercial airports are divided into ten categories.

KIA has a workforce that is qualified to handle the A380 aircraft and a firefighting category of 10. With the ability to accommodate the largest commercial aircraft in the world, KIA continues to be one of the region's most alluring airports in West Africa.

KIA is prepared to handle A380 commercial operations thanks to our extensive expertise in fostering and fostering cooperation amongst all airport stakeholders, including the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), service providers, and airlines.

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