Panama City Tocumen Airport
Panama City Tocumen Airport is the busiest airport in Central America. Panama City is the financial, commercial and tourist centre of the country. The city has a striking number of skyscrapers, including the twisted F&F Tower in Obarrio near Punta Paitilla. The vast majority of all flights at the airport are operated by national flag carrier Copa Airlines. The airport calls itself the ‘Hub of the Americas’.
Where is Panama City Tocumen Airport situated?
Panama City Tocumen Airport is located northeast of Panama City, close to Highway 1 Carretera Panamericana.
How many terminals does Panama City Tocumen Airport have?
The airport has two terminals, namely Main Terminal T1 (North Pier, A North, B South) and South Terminal T2. South Terminal is also known as Terminal 2 and was officially opened in April 2019. It is used for passenger flights since 2020. In both terminals you will find Arrivals on the ground floor and Departures on the first floor. Terminals T1 and T2 are within walking distance of each other.
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 $ 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 Avis, Budget, National (Enterprise Holdings), Sixt, Hertz, Enterprise 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:
- Copa Airlines
- American Airlines
- United Airlines
Hotels near the airport
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Things to do
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