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A look at five key Airports in Ghana.(Photos)

There are quite a number of airports in Ghana. Most of these airports at located in the regional capitals of most regions in the country.

Some of these airports are already in use. Some are still under construction while others are having some of its parts fixed or extension of the airport.

#1. Kotoka International Airport

This is the biggest airport in the country. In 2019, it served a record of more than 3 million passengers while in 2020 served a record of more than 1 million passengers due to the outbreak of Covid 19. It is both a domestic and an international airport. It has three terminals. It is located in Accea in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.

#2. Kumasi Airport

It is located in the capital city if the Ashanti region. Currently, the airport is undergoing expansion which is about 77% complete according to reports. The airport is currently used for domestic flights only. However, current developments may may add international flight to this airport duties. It was opened in 1943.

#3. Takoradi Airport

Takoradi Airport is undoubtedly the third best and key airport in the country. It is located in the western region of Ghana. It is a military airport which is purely used for domestic purposes. It also serves as the primary shore base for helicopter transfer to offshore oil platforms in Ghana's Jubilee Oil field.

#4. Tamale Airport

It is located in the Northern region of Ghana. It is the third busiest airport in the country. In 2020, it served a record of 148,545 passengers. It is not an international airport yet. It was created to serve all persons in the northern part of the country who wants to travel to other airports in the country.

#5. Sunyani Airport

Located in the Bono region of Ghana. It was established in 1942 but became a full airport in 1974. It is also used for domestic flights only.

There are other airports in the country such as the Wa Airport and the Yendi Airport.

Cape Coast Airport is yet to be constructed in the central soon. 

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