Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) welcomes new nonstop service between Accra, Ghana's Kotoka International Airport (ACC) and Dulles International on United Airlines. This route will operate three flights per week, beginning Thursday, May 14, 2021.
Vibrant culture, cuisine, and the warm West African sun are some things that come to mind when thinking about Accra, Ghana. With so much to offer, this metropolitan city will make you fall in love with Africa.
Accra is located on the Atlantic coast of West Africa making for a delightful scene of fresh seafood. Popular seafront spots Labadi Beach and Kokrobite Beach offer golden sand, high-energy nightlife, and good vibes. Looking for historic sites? Ghana’s Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park honors Ghana’s first president, who helped lead the country to independence. The park contains Nkrumah’s mausoleum and a museum charting his life. If you are interested in some local fashion and diversity, Makola Market is the city’s vast, colorful bazaar. There you can find beautiful fabric, luggage, and plantain chips, all at the same time. What a country!
Venturing out? Travel up the coast to Cape Coast Castle, this site is known as the point of no return for many African slaves departing for North America. Ghana is a country rich in ancient royal tradition and modern entertainment. Ghana is one stop to add to your bucket list!
Ghana is one of the many countries that have reopened to visitors with a negative Covid-19 test.
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