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Panama Airport (PTY)

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Panama Airport, officially known as Tocumen International Airport (IATA: PTY, ICAO: MPTO), is the main international airport serving Panama City, the capital of Panama.


Panama Airport - Tocumen (IATA: PTY) is the main airport in Central America.
Panama Airport - Tocumen (IATA: PTY) is the main airport in Central America.
The airport is located 24 kilometres east of Panama city.
The airport is located 24 kilometres east of Panama city.
Panama Airport (PTY) served 8,5 Million passengers in 2014.
Panama Airport (PTY) served 16,242,679 million passengers in 2018.
Panama Airport is Copa Airlines hub (Star Alliance), being one of the fastest growing companies in the region. Including Copa Airlines Colombia, it connects with more than 75 destinations in The Caribbean, North, Central and South America.
It is the busiest airport in Panama and also the busiest one in Central America. The busiest international routes from Tocumen International Airport are San José de Costa Rica, Bogota, Miami, Cancun, Havana, Sao Paulo, Mexico City, Santiago de Chile, Lima and Caracas.



Panama Airport consists of a couple of terminals: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Both terminals sum up 54 boarding gates.


Terminal 1

Terminal 1 mainly operates international flights but it has a separated area for domestic destinations, the North Concourse. It has 36 boarding gates. See more information


Terminal 2

The newest terminal, the denominated South Terminal. It is located south of Terminal 1. Terminal 2 began operations in January 2019 but it will be partially working until June 2019.
It has 20 boarding gates, some of them able to accommodate the Airbus A380. See more information


Panama Airport has at their passengers’ disposal the following means of transportation:



Bus: There is a bus service called "Metro Bus" that connects Tocumen Airport with Panama City. Also a free shuttle service bus.

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Taxi: A trip to the city center has an average cost of $30 and takes around 20-30 minutes.

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Car Rental: Several car rental companies operate in Panama Airport. Use our search engine to find the best deals.

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PTY Airport counts with the following services:

-Restaurants and Cafés
-Duty Free Shops
-Gift Shops
-Luggage Service
-Smoke are
-First Aid
-Currency Exchange


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Panama Airport in numbers

- 16,2 Million passengers in 2018

- 2 runways (3050m and 2682m)

- 34 gates

- 19 airlines

- 84 destination cities in 34 countries of America and Europe

- 360 average daily operations

- 1 operating terminal (Divided in National and International flights)

- 3445 employees

- 1st busiest airport in Panama and Central America


Contact Information

Avenida Domingo Díaz, Panama City, PANAMA

+507 238-2761


Lost and Found: +507 238 2938

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