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Getting to Panama


Panama’s main airport is Tocumen International (PTY). Panama City’s Albrook-Marcos A. Gelabert (PAC) airport serves regional destinations.


Most major U.S. carriers – Continental, American, and Delta – and two European airlines – KLM and Iberia – serve PTY. Central and South American carriers Copa, Taca, LAN, Avianca, and low cost US airline Spirit, also serve PTY.

Flight Times

Flights to Panama City take about 4 hours from Houston or Miami, 7 hours from Los Angeles, 6 hours from New York, 2.5 hours from Cancun, Mexico, and about 3.5 hours from Lima, Peru.

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