President John Dramani Mahama, December 2, cut sod for the commencement of the phase two of the Ho Airport project.

The president in September 2014 broke the ground for the 25-million-dollar Ho aerodrome project funded by the Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL).

 
 
President John Dramani Mahama is set to inaugurate the Wa Airport in the Upper West Region for the start of commercial operation by end of this month, B&FT sources have revealed.

The airport has undergone extensive renovation including the construction of a suitable terminal building, construction of a new runway, and fencing of the facility to make it suitable and safe for commercial operations.

 
 
Source: Ghana Chronicle - Mr. Richard Aisuebeogun, Former Managing Director of Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FANN), has called for the commercialisation of airports in Africa to support the Aviation industry.

He said until countries see this as a commercial entity, the growth of the industry would remain stunting.

 
 
Source: B&FT Ghana - The Ghana Airports Company Limited is to construct a new terminal building at the Kumasi Airport to ease the current congestion at the facility.

The decision to construct a new terminal is also to ready it for regional flights from Kumasi to the sub-region, following firm interests shown by regional airlines to operate flights from the Ashanti Regional capital.

 
 
Source: TV3network. com - The Kumasi International Airport has received a major boost with the provision of aviation fuel storage facility.

This means domestic airlines which hitherto had to fuel from Sunyani, Tamale and Takoradi, can now refuel their aircrafts at the Kumasi Airport, the second major airport after the Kotoka International Airport in Accra.

 
 
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - The quest to make the country the aviation hub of West Africa was given a fresh impetus when the sod was cut for work to begin on the Terminal 3 building at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in Accra Tuesday.

 
 
Source: B&FT Ghana - President John Mahama and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan will tomorrow break ground for the official commencement of a new terminal at the Kotoka International Airport.

 
 
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - The Tamale Airport has reopened to domestic traffic after it shut down following a cloudy harmattan weather conditions.

The management of the airport on Thursday, December 3, this year canceled all domestic flights to and from the airport in order to prevent any unforeseen occurrences.

 
 
The Wa Airport is to be completed for commercial passenger operations next year, said Finance Minister Seth Terkper at his presentation of the 2016 Budget and Economic Policy of government delivered to Parliament last week.

 
 
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) has taken delivery of two Explosive Trace Detection (ETD) machines for use at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in Accra.