President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced the opening of the Kotoka International Airport from Tuesday, September 1, 2020.

He made this known during his 16th national address on the measures taken by the government to curb the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak in the country.

“I am glad to announce that the Kotoka International Airport will resume operations on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. This has been communicated to all international airlines,” he said

According to him, this is after a thorough work by the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL), Ghana Health Service, and the Ministry of Health.

President Akufo-Addo also stated that every passenger who arrives in the country must possess proof of a negative PCR test.
Meanwhile, the country’s land and sea borders remain closed.