Panama Tocumen airport

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Panama Tocumen Airport (IATA: PTY) serves not only Panama with domestic and international flights, but is also a hub between South America, the Caribbean and North America. The airport is located 17 km (10.5 miles) northeast of Panama City. (See Map).

Airport Contact:

Official Website: - Facebook - Twitter - Tel. +507 238-2700 / +507 238-2600

Accommodation nearby:


The airport consists of two terminals. Terminal 1 (north) and Terminal 2 (south). Both terminals have a wide variety of cafes, restaurants and fast food, delicatessen, regional products, Duty Free, bookstore, mobile phones and banking services, free Wi-Fi access, convenience stores, medical clinic, traveler assistance services and vip lounges.

Panama Tocumen airport terminal
Photo by Mathess - Istockphoto

Private and Public Transportation

Taxi and Ridesharing apps:

Two companies operate at the airport: Amber Luna (Amber Moon) and Radio Taxi Plaza Tocumen and the stops are in the arrivals hall of both terminals. There are also private transportation apps, such as Uber or Cabify, that pick up passengers in the parking area. See more

Metrobus service:

The Metrobus is the bus service that transports tourists and passengers from the airport to the city and vice versa. Rate usd 0.25 each way. See more

Private transfer to Hotels:

If what you are looking for is greater comfort and tranquility, there is a door-to-door private transfer service. Rates from usd 35 (for three people). Learn more

Free Shuttle service:

The Panama Tourism Authority offers free "busitos" services to and from the Metromall Shopping Center. See more

Rent a Car:

Car rental desks are in Terminal 1, on level 100. See more


Airlines operating in Tocumen airport and location of check-in counters

Vip Lounges

Tocumen Royal Saloon, The Lounge Panama by Global Lounge Network and Copa Club, are the airport's VIP lounges, located in Terminal 1.  BOOK A VIP PASS


Covered and open air parking spaces are available. Daily rate: u$d 24.00

Special passengers

Assistance and facilities for special passengers with reduced mobility, bathrooms, signage, parking and ramps for wheelchairs, as well as assigned seats in boarding waiting areas.


Answers to inquiries usually made by passengers at Panama Tocumen Airport