Sleeping in Airports

Kumasi Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Kumasi Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

Airport also has a huge fire truck, which I fear is an illustration of how much they trust the pilots. – Nataniel

KMS Airport Overview

kumasi airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Kumasi International Airport.

What to Expect

Kumasi Airport (code: KMS) consists of a small single-terminal international airport, served mainly by commuter flights to and from Accra.  Shopping and dining options are currently very limited.

Sleeping in Kumasi Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  Have a backup plan if you’re planning to spend the night.  For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Covid-19 Update

Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos.

For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Kumasi Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hotels

There are no hotels directly at Kumasi Airport, but there are several options nearby.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Kumasi, search deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport WiFi/Internet

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport WiFi is available for free or a fee. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

Food & Drinks – At the time of this update it was not known if there are any 24-hour food concessions. It’s doubtful. A small bar/restaurant is available airside.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hours

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. We recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.

Airlines

Kumasi airport is served by the following airlines: Delta Air Lines • Emirates • Turkish Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Avis offers car rental services onsite.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.

Shared-Ride Transportation

Travel like the locals do! If your load is light and you have an abundance of patience and adventure, you can travel at a fraction of the price of a taxi by taking a “passenger taxi” (shared-ride taxi) or a “trotro” (minibus), both of which operate on fixed routes. Make sure you confirm your destination with the driver before you hop in!

Taxis

“Charter taxis” are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area. There are no meters, so negotiate a fare with the driver before starting your journey.

Last updated: 2022-04-05

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.