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Tamale Airport

Airport information
Airport typePublic / Military
LocationTamale, Ghana
Elevation169 m (553 ft)

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Tamale Airport is an airport serving Tamale, a city the Northern Region of Ghana.

The Tamale Airport has now been upgraded to the status of an international airport, with all the necessary facilities. It gained international status in December 2008. The facilities put in place include, the construction of a run-way, taxi ways and aprons, a terminal, a modified fire service building, rehabilitation of the tower building, a car park and a VVIP lounge. Others are the provision of offices for the Customs, Excise and Preventive Services (CEPS) and the Immigration Services.The two contractors were Focal Roads Limited and CONSUL Limited, with BANS Consult as the consultants.The Airport has already received some international flights from South Africa, Tunisia and Angola during the CAN 2008 African Cup of nations and it is hoped that with the addition of more facilities it would now be in the position to fly pilgrims from the north straight to Mecca to perform the Hajj.

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