In September 2013, a new Board was constituted. They subsequently embarked on a complete strategic redirection of GACL with a focus on upgrading and transforming Kotoka International Airport (KIA) and the domestic airports to conform with current trends in aviation infrastructure and service delivery. The new strategic direction aligned perfectly with the corporate vision of positioning Ghana as the Preferred Aviation Hub and leader in Airport business in West Africa.
In 2014, work commenced on the expansion of the arrival to ease the congestion experienced during peak hours. Currently, the existing 6,031m2 floor area of the arrival hall has been expanded with the addition of 5,148m2 more of floor area to make it more spacious and alluring. Additional works include electrical installations, fire detection and protection systems, provision and installation of two new baggage handling equipment to bring to four the number of baggage carousels in the arrival hall, provision and installation of twenty-six immigration booths,installation of telecommunication systems, like telephones, public address and CCTV systems, air conditioning and signage works, 10 e-gates, a moving walkway, new air-condition systems among others.
Other works include the creation of a Data Centre, transit lounge and additional floors to serve as offices for GACL and other stakeholders at the airport.
The existing terminal building has also witnessed some improvements as part of the transformation process. These include the replacement of the escalator with two new ones, the installation of two new lifts, refurbishment of of washrooms and the re-roofing of the entire terminal building.