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Airports in Panama, Airlines in Panama

Panama is bestowed with a natural gift shine and most backpackers never fail to visit Costa Rica and Guatemala.

These beach towns are refreshing and the feeling of traveling in this secret world is yet to be discovered.

Yet, panama is inaccessible to budget backpackers. Panama is filled with mountains, beaches and rain forests to unearth. There are endless islets and islands, pristine waters and sublime beaches. The scenic trekking features, the colonial towns and exquisite handicrafts lure the visitors.

There is only one airport in Panama, so the flights to Panama are always full. It is best to get early bookings so that the visitors can also get cheap flights to Panama. Tocumen is the Panama International airport.

List of Top Airports in Panama
Achutupo (ACU) Ailigandi (AIL) Bahia Pinas (BFQ)
Balboa (BLB) Bocas Del Toro (BOC) Caledonia (CDE)
Carti (CTE) Changuinola (CHX) Chitre (CTD)
Enrique Adolfo Jimenez (ONX) Contadora (OTD) Corazon De Jesus (CZJ)
Enrique Malek (DAV) El Porvenir (PVE) El Real (ELE)
Howard Afb (HOW) Garachine (GHE) Jaque (JQE)
La Palma (PLP) Mamitupo (MPI) Mulatupo (MPP)
Nargana (NGN) Paitilla-Marcos A. Gelabert (PAC) Tocumen International (PTY)
Playon Chico (PYC) Puerto Armuellas (AML) Puerto Obaldia (PUE)
Rio Alzucar (RIZ) Rio Sidra (RSI) Rio Tigre (RIT)
Sambu (SAX) San Blas (NBL) San Miguel (NMG)
Santa Fe (SFW) Santiago (SYP) Ticantiki (TJC)
Tubala (TUW) Tupile (TUE) Ustupo (UTU)
Yaviza (PYV)

The Panama international airport code is PTY and is located at a distance of 17 miles from the Panama City. The public transport that is available to reach the Panama City is the minivans. These are dubbed as ‘Taxi de Turismo’ and booking for these can be done from the information booth that is in the arrival hall. The fare for traveling in this minivan is US$15 and takes 30 minutes to reach the city. Regular taxis operate at fixed prices throughout the day.

They are not metered and they are available outside the arrival area. The airports in Panama have car hire companies namely Avis, Alamo, Budget, Hertz, Thrifty, Dollar and National in the arrival halls. Apart from this the airport features bank and ATM in the departure area and the arrival area has a restaurant, coffee bar and snack bars. There are several stores on the first as well as second floors comprising duty free shops.

There are information booths and baggage storage facilities available in the arrival area. Even the facility of open-air parking in front of the terminal is facilitated. The departure tax is charged US$20 per passenger. However, children below 2 years and passengers transiting to another country without leaving the airport are exempted from the departure tax. The smaller airports that entertain internal flights offer cheap flights to Panama occasionally.

The internal services are operated by Aerotaxi, Aviatur, Aeroperlas and Aeromapiex.

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