Cheap Flights to Panama City Tocumen International Airport
Tocumen International Airport (PTY) is located in a small city of the same name and services the Panama City area of Panama. The airport is the home base and serves as a hub for Copa Airlines. After World War II, the airport began passenger operations and now serves as a major Central American center for regional and intercontinental travel. More than 15 million travelers pass through PTY each year, from many U.S. departure cities and places around the world.
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Things to See and Do in Panama City
The Panama Canal may be the nation's most famous characteristic, which allows ships to travel between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans without circumnavigating around South America. Whether you're traveling to see this engineering marvel or to enjoy the Panamanian culture, you can fly non-stop from dozens of U.S. cities from Los Angeles to Boston, with rates starting around $250 round-trip.
Once You've Arrived at Tocumen International Airport
There are a few ground transportation options available from PTY including Metro buses, officially licensed taxis, hotel shuttles, and rental cars. The bus system is easy to use, and prepaid cards are needed and available in the terminal. The drive time from Tocumen to Panama city is about 30 minutes.
Facilities at Tocumen International Airport
From 2006 until 2018, PTY went through a three-phase modernization, that has included upgrades to the facility as a whole, as well as many of the systems that impact travelers, like the flight information system, the luggage carousels, and the terminal's climate control system.
Cheap Flights to Tocumen International Airport
PTY is serviced by over dozen airlines with Copa flying the most routes to and from the Central American nation. Some of the other carriers are:
- American Eagle
- Delta Airlines
- Spirit Airlines
- United Airlines
Sights and Hotels in Panama City
Besides the canal, Panama City is a beautiful place to visit and is home to almost a million people. Banking, commerce, and the nation's government are all centered in the city. No matter whether you appreciate colonial architecture or modern construction, Skyscanner can help you with your stay in Panama City with great rates on hotels including many resorts and spas. Just click on the Hotels tab of any search page.
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