The President of Ghana while addressing the nation today, February 25, 2016 at Parliament disclosed that work is currently ongoing on an ultra modern building to be known as Terminal three at the Kotoka International Airport.

The President Mahama together with the Turkish president will cut a sword for the official commencement of work on this monumental aviation complex.

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President Mahama underscored that the new terminal will accommodate 5million  travellers a year, 1250 passengers an hour, six boarding air bridges. Passengers will no longer get down and board a bus but walk through modern air bridges straight into the plane.

He revealed that the Terminal three will have large retail area including three business lounges among others which will make Ghana, a preferred transit hub for passengers in West Africa.

He emphasised that the project is proudly financed from credit raised by the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority on its own balance sheet with no sovereign guaranty or public charge to its debt stock.

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Reflecting on his previous achievements, President Mahama added that Ghanaians like most foreigners are enjoying the convenience and comfort of traveling by using the Terminal two traveling lounge at the Kotoka International Airport which has been refurbished to meet all international standards.