Kotoka International Airport is located in the Greater Accra region of Ghana. It is a public and military type airport, so it receives commercial flights as well as flights for the country’s air force, operated by the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority.
Formerly known as Ghana International Airport, its name was changed in 1967 to commemorate Colonel Emmanuel Kotoka, who was killed during an attempted coup d’état. Its IATA code is ACC and ICAO code is DGAA.
With an elevation of 62 metres above sea level, it is the country’s most important airport and the hub for the flag carrier, Ghana International Airlines, known until 2004 as Ghana Airways.