|IATA: KMS – ICAO: DGSI|
|Elevation AMSL||942 ft / 287 m|
Kumasi Airport (IATA: KMS, ICAO: DGSI) is an airport serving Kumasi, the capital of the Ashanti Region in Ghana. It is the second busiest airport in Ghana.It is about 3.5 kilometers from Kumasi.
The airport was closed for a week in September - October 2012 to allow resurfacing of the tarmac. The current traffic at the airport stands at 42,000 a month
Airlines and scheduled destinations
|Africa World Airlines||Accra|
The Airport is currently undergoing rehabilitation to become an International Airport. Work to upgrade the Kumasi Airport to international standard by the end of 2015 has commenced.
The project, valued at about $300 million, would see the construction of a new two-storey ultra-modern terminal, restaurants, shopping and parking areas, and a ring road around the airport.
Currently, upgrading work on the existing runway and some related works are in progress. A new runway will be added in due course, after which flights can take off and land in the night. Currently an instrument Landing System (ILS) landing system to aid pilots for take off and landing has been inaugurated.
- Airport information for DGSI at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
- Airport information for KMS at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
- Fly 540 Ghana April 2014 Timetable, http://www.fly540africa.com/ghana.aspx
- http://www.ghanaweb.com › News › 2013-04-22
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