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More people with Covid-19 arriving at Kotoka Airport – Health officials

25th Apr 2021 | Adwoa Sasu There has been an alarming rate of positive Covid-19 cases arriving in Ghana through the Kotoka International Airport. A letter sighted by from Frontier Healthcare services (FHS) states that, as at 24th April, 2021, "we recorded seventy-five (75) positive cases. This exceeds the previous highest rate of forty-five (45) positive cases recorded on the 21st April, 2021." According to the letter, a previous […]

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COVID 19 Test free for children arriving at Kotoka International Airport

17th Nov 2020 | Adwoa Sasu The Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL) has reveiewed its COVID 19 guidelines at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA). Children between the ages of 5-12 years will now undergo testing at the arrival hall for free effective Monday 16 November, 2020. The GACL on Friday posted an update of the guidelines, “Children between the ages of 5-12years will undergo testing on arrival free of charge.” "This directive is […]

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Mandatory Online Payment of Antigen Test at Ghana Airport suspended

18th Sep 2020 | Elizabeth Sasu Ghana has suspended the mandatory online payment for arrival passengers into the country. This suspension came into play when the Ghana Airports Company Limited met with international airlines operating in the country to discuss the feasibility of implementation of the rule. It was a requirement for all arriving passengers to the Terminal 3 of the Kotoka International Airport to make an online payment of […]

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COVID 19 Test for Arrival Passengers Goes Digital at Kotoka International Airport

14th Sep 2020 | Elizabeth Sasu Arriving passengers at Kotoka International Airport (KIA)-Ghana will be required to make online payments of usd150.00 for the mandatory COVID 19 Antigen test prior to boarding of their flight at the point of origin from 15th of September, 2020. This is a directive from Frontier HealthCare and Ghana Airports Company Limited which was given to all airlines on Friday. According to the communique, "Passengers […]

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Kotoka International Airport re-opens to International Traffic

30th Aug 2020 | Adwoa Sasu In Update No.15, the President of Ghana announced the easing of restrictions in some areas of national life. He also indicated the hope that preparations and simulation exercises were underway, including the installation of COVID-19 testing facilities at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA), to help in the decision whether or not to re-open the airport on 1st September. After weeks of thorough work, "I am satisfied that it […]

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