Two new domestic airports are set to open in Ghana, as part of the government's plan to ensure each of the country's ten regions has an airport, according to ch-aviation.
Ho Airport, in the Volta Region of Ghana's south east, is a brand new facility, while Wa, in the Upper West Region, has undergone extensive renovations.
Work on the $25 million Ho Airport commenced in September 2015 and, when completed,it will have a runway of 1900 metres and a terminal building capable of handling 150,000 passengers a year.
Wa airport have undergone renovation with the addition of a terminal building, a new runway and perimeter fence, at a cost of $1.5 million. The renovated airport will be temporary until a new permanent location can be found.
Funded by the Ghana Airports Company Limited, through a $120 million loan from the African Development Bank (AfDB), the new airports are expected to drive business and tourism as well as Hajj operations.
According to the ch-aviation capacity module, Ghana's current weekly domestic capacity is just over 18,000 seats on three routes: Accra - Kumasi (44%); Accra - Tamale (35%); and, Accra - Takoradi (21%).