Tamale International Airport Terminal Begins Gradual Migration

Tamale International Airport Terminal begins gradual migration and testing of systems.

Tamale International Airport

Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) announced preparations are underway to start full operation of flights from the new Tamale International Airport Terminal effective July 31, 2023.

As part of the gradual migration, all flights to and from Tamale Airport will operate from the new terminal starting Saturday July 29, 2023. The objective of the gradual migration is to manage the risks associated with the transfer of operations from the old to the new Terminal, GACL outlined.

Tamale Airport Project Phase Two

Work on Phase Two (2) of the Tamale Airport Project commenced in July 2019 and includes the construction of an Airport Terminal Building designed for Annual Passenger throughput of 400,000, a Multi-Purpose Terminal, a 5km road network and other ancillary facilities.


“The Phased development of Tamale Airport is part of an elaborate plan to make the facility an alternate Airport to Kotoka International Airport with capability to handle Wide Body Aircraft in emergency situations.”

GACL statement July 28, 2023.

The features of the New Terminal Building include a VIP lounge; two (2) Boarding Gates; two (2) Self-Service Check-in Kiosks; eight (8) Check-in Desks; Airline offices and Commercial Retail Areas.