Panama City Pacifico Airport
Panama City Pacifico Airport is a former United States military base. Until 1999, the airport was used by the United States Air Force and known as Howard Air Force Base. In 2014, the airport opened its doors for commercial aviation when low-cost carrier Viva Air started operations to and from Panama City Pacifico Airport. Today, Wingo is the only airline to offer connections. In the terminal of Panama City Pacifico Airport you will find counters of car rental companies and airline Wingo, in addition there is an ATM and bar (Kotowa Coffee House).
Where is Panama City Pacifico Airport situated?
The airport is located in the province of Panamá Oeste, southwest of the capital of Panama. Panama City Pacifico Airport and the city are connected by the “Bridge of the Americas”. Highway 1 Interamericana is a short distance from the airport.
How many terminals does Panama City Pacifico Airport have?
Panama City Pacifico Airport has a small (unorganized) terminal consisting of a Departures hall and an Arrivals hall that are not connected to each other. The Departures hall is more spacious than the Arrivals hall. Take long waiting times at passport control and baggage belts into account upon arrival.
The distance from Panama City Pacifico Airport to the centre of Panama City is 15 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Panama City.
From BLB Airport to Panama City City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Panama City Pacifico Airport by public transport. Visit the Panama City Pacifico Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Panama City Pacifico Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Panama City is about $ 25.-. Book your taxi at Panama City Pacifico Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From BLB Airport to Panama City City centre by Taxi
At Panama City Pacifico Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Panama City Pacifico Airport?
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Things to do
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