Kumasi Airport DGSI


Kumasi Airport DGSI

Arsias Adodoh | - 12/17/2018
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Kumasi Airport DGSI: Kumasi Airport DGSI serves Kumasi, the capital of the Ashanti Region and the Ashantiland of Southern Ghana. It is located 3.5 kilometers from the city center.

Serves: Kumasi  Country: Ghana 
Elevation: 942ft  Coordinates:  N06-42.52.50 / W001-35.26.99
Approach: 118.1 MHZ / 119.5MHZ Tower frequency: 118.1 MHZ
Runway: 11,154.19 x 197ft Opening hours:   06:00 – 18:00
Timezone: UTC Fire category: CAT 6
Airport type:  Domestic  AOE: No 
Operational Information 
  • Overflight and landing permits to DGSI are treated as one with DGAA
  • No parking slots are required for both arrival and departure flights
  • Jet A1 is available at DGSI but no defueling is possible
  • Airport offices: +233(0)3220 22957

Kumasi Airport is not an airport of entry or exit in Ghana. All flights must land at DGAA (Kotoka International, Accra) first and the same for exiting unless the flight has diplomatic clearance. All formalities are done at DGAA before going to DGSI.

Catering companies are not available at DGSI. But ordering is possible from the surrounding hotels.


Domestic and FBO flights generally patronize the airport. Most flights do not park at DGSI. But a private plane can decide to spend a day or two depending on their interest of stay. There is a VVIP lounge to be used whenever needed.
Airport Activity
The airport is open all seven days, from 0600 to 1800LT and is busy with the domestic flights landing and taking off.

Customs and Immigration

Custom and Immigration are only available on request. No need for any formality once it is done at DGAA.

The rules applicable to the crew when entering Ghana are the same for DGSI: Crew do not need a visa to enter Ghana for up to 72 hours if they are operating and are in uniform with valid ID card and a stamped Gen-Dec. They will have to get a visa if their stay exceeds 72 hours.

Visitor Information 


Hotel shuttles and taxis are available. You can also request private transport that will offer you quick and safe transport to your hotel.


  • Golden Tulip Kumasi
  • Golden Bean Hotel
  • The Apartel
  • Golden Gate Hotel
  • Oak Plaza Suites

Tourist Attractions

  • The National Cultural Centre
  • Prempeh II Jubilee Museum
  • Kejetia Market
  • The Green Ranch
  • Manhyia Palace Museum

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For support with your flight operations to Kumasi Airport DGSI, contact UAS