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Kumasi Airport
Kumasi International Airport.jpg
  • IATA: KMS
  • ICAO: DGSI
Summary
Airport typeDomestic airport
OwnerGhana Airports Company Limited
ServesKumasi
LocationKumasi, Ghana
Opened1943
Time zoneGreenwich Mean Time (0+)
 • Summer (DST)GMT (1+)
Elevation AMSL942 ft / 287 m
Coordinates06°42′52″N 001°35′26″W / 6.71444°N 1.59056°W / 6.71444; -1.59056Coordinates: 06°42′52″N 001°35′26″W / 6.71444°N 1.59056°W / 6.71444; -1.59056
Map
KMS is located in Ashanti
KMS
KMS
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 1,982 6,502 Asphalt
Statistics (2021)
Passengers417,510[1]
Source: DAFIF[2][3]

Kumasi Airport (IATA: KMS, ICAO: DGSI) is a national airport in Ghana serving Kumasi, the capital of the Ashanti Region.[2][3][4] In 2021, the airport handled over 400,000 passengers making it the second busiest airport in Ghana after Kotoka International Airport in Accra.[5]

Kumasi International Airport is located 6 kilometres (4 mi) from Kumasi. It was changed from a military base to an airport in 1999. The airport has undergone several renovation and expansion projects to help push its status as an international airport.[6]

  1. ^ "Traffic Statistics - Domestic per airport" (PDF). Ghana Civil Aviation Authority. Retrieved 21 March 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Airport information for DGSI". World Aero Data. Archived from the original on 5 March 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link) Data current as of October 2006. Source: DAFIF.
  3. ^ a b Airport information for KMS at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  4. ^ Adarkwa, Kwasi Kwafo (2011). Future of the Tree: Towards Growth and Development of Kumasi. Kumasi, Ghana: University Printing Press (UPK) Knust. pp. 14–34. ISBN 978-9988-1-5451-6.
  5. ^ "Traffic Statistics – GACL".
  6. ^ Cite error: The named reference :12 was invoked but never defined (see the help page).

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