African Air Show 2017 Accra Ghana


African Air Show 2017 Accra Ghana

Ahmad Ammar | - 10/16/2017
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African Air Show 2017 Accra Ghana: West Africa’s first aerospace and aviation exhibition gets underway at Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana from October 24-26. Here’s the information you need to organize a successful mission.

Kotoka International Airport
  • IATA Code: ACC
  • ICAO Code: DGAA
  • Latitude/longitude: N05-36.15.89 / W000-10.03.16
  • Elevation: 205 Feet 
  • Magnetic variation: 3° West
  • Fuel types: JET A1+ 
Operational Information
  • Private flights require overflight and landing permits
  • Non-scheduled flights require overflight and landing permits
  • The lead time for permit approval is three days
  • Crew must adhere to tower instructions
  • Longterm parking is not available
  • Maximum parking duration is three days
  • Normal fueling is available 27/4
  • Fuel trucks are available to refuel on the tarmac


The airport closes from 0100Z to 0400Z due to ongoing runway maintenance.


Non-EU passengers:

  • A visa and a yellow fever vaccination card are required
  • ECOWAS (The Economic Community of West African States), Kenya, Malaysia, and Singapore citizens do not need a visa

EU Passengers:

  • A visa and a yellow fever vaccination card are required
  • Visas can be obtained on arrival

Crew (EU and Non-EU):

  • Crew should be in uniform and have a valid general declaration and ID
  • Crew can use GD for 72 hours, visas are required after this time
  • A yellow fever vaccination card is required

Baggage Clearance:

X-ray screening is normal procedure, but in cases when something is not clearly visible, a physical check is done with the presence of the passengers.

Airport Embarkation Tax:

USD100.00/per passengers as a tax and USD10.00/pax as a safety charge.


Car rental is available, as well as hotel shuttles to the event.

  • Holiday Inn
  • IBIS Hotel
  • Airport View Hotel
  • Golden Tulip Hotel
  • Regency Hotel
  • Best Western Premier Hotel
  • Oak Plaza East Airport

For more information, visit

UAS Nigeria regional office in Lagos can assist you with operations to African Air Show 2017 Accra Ghana.