Kumasi: New terminal building at Prempeh I Int’l Airport to begin operations July 1

Kumasi: New terminal building at Prempeh I Int’l Airport to begin operations July 1

The Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) has announced that the new Terminal building at Prempeh I International Airport, Kumasi will be operational on Monday, July 1, 2024.

The GACL in a statement issued on Monday said it will in collaboration with stakeholders conduct a series of subsystem simulations followed by two full-scale integrated simulations of all processes and systems in the new terminal building from 25th June 2024 to 30th June 2024.

“The objective is to ensure that all systems, equipment, and staff are fully prepared to operate efficiently and effectively and also to manage risks associated with the transfer of operations from the old terminal to the new Terminal building,” it added.

In line with the operationalisation process, GACL said there will be three live flights from the new terminal building from the 28th to the 30th of June 2024.

“Ghana Airports Company Limited has subsequently advised Africa World Airlines and Passion Air to inform passengers who are scheduled to travel on the selected dates to be mindful of this arrangement.”

“The features of the new Terminal building include the capacity to handle 800,000 passengers per annum, process 200 passengers per hour, 2 passenger boarding bridges, a Presidential lounge and three(3) other lounges; four (4) Boarding Gates; four (4) Self-Service Check-in Kiosks; nine (9) Check-in Desks; sixteen (16) Immigration booths, Airline and Staff offices, large Commercial Retail area, Currency Declaration office, Forex Bureau, visa-on-arrival faciity, automated car park, Multipurpose Faith room, dedicated area for unaccompanied minor, modern Baggage Handling Systems and a Medical Facility among others,” it stated.

GACL indicated that it was committed to providing World-Class Airport Facilities and Services to position Ghana as the Preferred Aviation Hub and Leader in Airport Business in West Africa.

 

 

 

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