Africa: Kotoka Airport’s $250M Terminal 3 To Serve 1,250 Passengers An Hour

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The US$250 million terminal 3 project which commenced on 30th October, 2015 under the erstwhile John Dramani Mahama administration will process 1,250 passengers per hour to increase passenger throughput, says the Minister for Aviation, Cecilia Abena-Dapaah. The project which is 91percent complete, according to the sector Minister, will be completed and handed over to the Ghana Airports Company Limited next […]

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GRA Intercepts $18m Gold Bullion At KIA, Ghana

A gold bullion weighing 480 kilogramme valued at $18 million and bound for India and Dubai was at the weekend intercepted at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) by the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). The bullion was discovered among some 12 boxes being arranged for export to the afore-mentioned destinations by two Indian firms and three Ghanaian […]

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Kwame Ofosu Bamfo voted Hotelier of the year

The Chairman of Alisa Hotels and 2015 Best Hotelier award-winner Kwame Ofosu Bamfo has urged business owners in the tourism industry to continually invest in their facilities so as to help speed up Ghana’s tourism development drive. “If properly packaged and presented, tourism can save Ghana’s economy from the numerous challenges it currently faces, as has happened in many industrialised […]

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Ghana to launch National carrier, build new terminal as Turkish goes double daily to Accra

President John Dramani Mahama says government is working assiduously to get a new national airline established on a Public-Private-Partnership basis soon, after a successful prefeasibility study. “Government’s plan to set up a new national airline under a PPP arrangement to support the policy-objective of establishing Kotoka International Airport (KIA) as an aviation hub is also on-going. It is my expectation, […]

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Ghana resolves airspace dispute with Benin, Togo


Ghana and its eastern neighbours, Togo and Benin, have amicably resolved their differences over control of the Accra Flight Information Region (FIR). The internationally designated Accra Flight Information Region (FIR) refers to the combined upper airspace (240 feet and above) and large portions of the Atlantic Ocean of Ghana, Togo, and Benin. The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has managed […]

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Gov’t to construction Terminal 3 at Kotoka International Airport Ghana


Construction work on the new terminal three at Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in Ghana set to begin by April this year. The project is scheduled for completion by December 2016. The new terminal will be situated at the round airside stretching to the Old Fire Service area, to the Hanger area of KIA according to sources, and will have a […]

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Airport race in West Africa heats up

By Dominick Andoh West African countries are investing heavily in aviation infrastructure in anticipation of future growth in air travel. This is informed by the demographic characteristics and projected economic development of the region. UN Population Division’s data show that Africa’s population is expected to reach 1.5billion by 2030, an increase of about 50 percent from the 2012 population of […]

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