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Tocumen International Airport (PTY)

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Exit on the arrivals level, and cross the street to the parking area. Meet your driver at the parking row you select in the app, between Rows 15 and 18.

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Tocumen Airport Map

Tocumen Airport map

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PTY visitor information

Tocumen International Airport (PTY) serves Panama City, the capital of Panama. It hosts more than 21 million passengers annually. PTY is about a 20-minute drive in ideal road and traffic conditions from Panama City center, which is located 20 kilometers (13 miles) from the airport.

PTY Airport terminals

Tocumen International Airport has one main terminal building (Terminal 1), consisting of 3 floors. PTY Airport lounges can be found on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the main terminal. You can plan your trip using the information below.

PTY Terminal 1

  • Aeroméxico
  • Air Canada
  • Air France
  • American
  • Aruba
  • Avianca
  • Avior
  • Condor
  • Conviasa
  • Copa
  • Delta
  • Iberia
  • KLM
  • Laser
  • Lufthansa
  • SBA
  • Spirit
  • Turkish Airlines
  • United
  • Venezolana
  • Copa Club
  • Tocumen Royal Saloon

PTY international terminal

International flights from PTY Airport can be boarded in Terminal 1. PTY Airport offers nonstop flights to more than 70 international destinations.

Dining at PTY

PTY Airport is home to more than 15 dining destinations. Travelers can choose from a variety of food and beverage options, including pizza, hamburgers, subs, pastries, and coffee and tea at the airport’s cafes and restaurants. Tocumen Airport food outlets are located throughout the terminal and in a food court found on the 2nd floor.

Getting around PTY

There is no internal transportation system at PTY Airport.

Things to do at PTY

Tocumen Airport shops range from souvenir and jewelry stores to clothing boutiques, makeup shops, and stores selling electronics.

Currency exchange at PTY

PTY Airport currency exchange offices are located on Level 100 and in the duty-free area.

Hotels near PTY

Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near PTY, there are more than 10 hotels and accommodations nearby.

Points of interest near PTY

  • Amador Causeway
  • Ancon Hill
  • Panama Canal
  • Panamá Viejo

Find more information about PTY here.


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