Panama City Tocumen Airport
Panama City Tocumen Airport is the busiest airport in Central America. The airport has the ambition to continue to grow as the ‘Hub of the Americas’.
Panama City is the financial, commercial and tourist centre of the country. The city has a remarkable number of skyscrapers, including the twisted F&F Tower in Obarrio, near the business district Punta Paitilla.
Where is Panama City Tocumen Airport situated?
Panama City Tocumen Airport is located northeast of Panama City.
How many terminals does Panama City Tocumen Airport have?
The busiest airport in the country has one terminal, which is called the North Terminal (T1). In January 2019, a second terminal will be opened, the South Terminal (T2).
The distance from Panama City Tocumen Airport to the centre of Panama City is 22 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Panama City.
From PTY Airport to Panama City City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Panama City Tocumen Airport by public transport. Visit the Panama City Tocumen Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Panama City Tocumen Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Panama City is about PAB 30.-. Book your taxi at Panama City Tocumen Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From PTY Airport to Panama City City centre by Taxi
At Panama City Tocumen Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Budget, National (Enterprise Holdings), Sixt, Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Hertz, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Avis, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) 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 Tocumen Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Panama City Tocumen Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- American Airlines
- United Airlines
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Panama City
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Panama City Tocumen Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
Panama City: Half-Day City & Canal Tour w/ Airport Transfer
Discover the world-famous Panama Canal and Panama City on this half-day guided tour. See the wonder of the Panama Canal during its busiest period of the day and walk the narrow and enchanting streets of Panama City's colonial district Casco Antiguo.
Panama City Food Tour: Taste of Panama Walking Tour
Savor the flavors of Panama on a 2.5-hour walking tour of Panama City, and sample local coffee, chocolates, beer, cocktails and ceviche. Get insider tips on the the best restaurants in town from a local guide, and marvel at the monuments of the Old Town.
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