British Airways flights to Accra land at Kotoka International Airport, seven miles north-east of central Accra. Catch a taxi into Accra after your flight and admire Accra's eclectic mix of elegant colonial architecture and modern office buildings. Then grab your towel and head to Labadi to unwind on a white sandy beach after your flight to Accra.
Catching a taxi is the best way to get into central Accra after flights have landed. You'll find the taxi rank outside Accra airport's Flight Arrivals. The trip into central Accra should only take ten minutes. Accra's taxis are unmetered so be prepared to bargain and make sure you agree on a price before you set off after your flight to Accra.
You'll receive a warm welcome from the famously friendly Ghanaians after your flight to Accra. Get a taste for Accra's vibrant personality by haggling for bright print fabrics and chunky jewellery at Makola Market, and join in the candlelit fun of Accra's Osu Night Market. Learn about local West African culture by viewing traditional drums and other artefacts at Accra's National Museum. Then travel down the Gold Coast from Accra to visit former slave-trading forts and relax at a shady beach bar on Bojo Beach. Fill up on grilled plantain from street stalls in Accra or try soup made from palm nuts. Before return flights from Accra, head to Accra's Centre for National Culture to fill your flight bag with Accra's traditional hand-carved wooden giraffe statues and colourful fabrics.