Tocumen International Airport (PTY)

Tocumen International Airport (IATA code: PTY, ICAO code: MPTO) is located 24 kilometers from Panama City. It is one of the most important air terminals in the country and Latin America. It operates flights to and from more than 90 cities in America and Europe.

Contact Information

Address: Tocumen, Panama City, Panama
Telephone: (+507) 238 2700

Flight departures and arrivals

Flight departures from Tocumen International Airport

Flight Arrivals at Tocumen International Airport


The Tocumen airport has a public transportation service provided by the company MiBus. In order to use this service you need to purchase a prepaid card before leaving the airport.

Tocumen (Ave. Ricardo J. Alfaro, Transístmica / Via España).
December 24th (Ricardo J. Alfaro Ave., Transistmica / Via España)
Paso Blanco (Via España)
Felipillo (Via España)
Pacora (Via España)
Chepo (Via España)

Phone: 507 800 9393

Buses at Tocumen International Airport

Within the Tocumen Airport you can get cabs to take you from the airport to any destination or from the hotel where you are staying to the airport. The fare for these cabs for 1 or 2 persons is around US$10, while for two or more than 3 persons it is US$25. However, there are other companies that offer personalized cab service:

  Telephone numbers:
Assistance in English: +44 (0) 203 5885280
Assistance in Spanish: +34 93 164 1752

Amber Moon
  Phone number: (507) 66640171

Go Airport Taxi
  Phone numbers:
PAN: +507 833 9272
USA (Toll Free): +1 866 247 7703

Taxis at Tocumen International Airport

The car rental companies at Tocumen Airport are located on the first floor, while the car rental companies are located on the first level. The companies that offer this service are:

Phone number: (+507) 263-8777

  National car rental
Phone: +507 275 7222 and +507 275 7100

  Ace rent a car
Phone: (877) 822-3872

Phone: (WhatsApp) +507 6229-4641 and +507

  Car rentals at Tocumen International Airport

Baggage custody

At Tocumen Airport, you can find a luggage locker service to leave your luggage. This service is offered by the Cooperativa de Maleteros of the airport.

First floor of the airport.

The price for standard suitcases is USD5 and for larger items is USD8 per day. There are also lockers for larger items for USD10.

Opening hours:
24 hours a day, all year round.

(507) 238-3143

Airport facilities




Tocumen International Airport is located at a distance of 24 kilometers from downtown Panama City and every year is transited by more than 4 million people from different parts of the world and the country. It is the most important airport in the country and has undergone an expansion and remodeling program in 2006.

Tocumén International Airport is currently managed by Aeropuerto Internacional de Tocumén S.A., a company created by law in 2003. The airport has a main runway that has a length of 3050 meters and is the base of operations of the Panamanian airline, Copa Airlines. Tocumén airport has a single terminal and is an important connection point for flights to and from the Caribbean, South America, North America and Central America.

If you need information about flights or the airport, you may contact the following numbers:

+507 238-2700
+507 238-2600

Lost and Found
Tocumen International Airport has a lost and found center in the passenger terminal. In case of lost items, please call:
+507 238-2938

The Tocumen airport has two branches of Travelex exchange houses to help tourists exchange their foreign currency for that of the country of destination.

Location: The exchange houses are located on the 100 level and in the Dutty Free area.

Tocumen Airport has only one type of parking lot which is located in front of the main terminal in the arrivals area and is open air. It has spaces reserved for people with reduced mobility.

From 0 - 120 MIN. (2 hours) costs $ 0.03 usd.
From 121 - 360 MIN. (6 hours) costs $ 0.04 usd
From 1 day or 24 hrs. costs $ 24.02 usd

There are no hotels inside the airport, but just a few meters from the airport you can find the Riande Airport Hotel, as well as others located a few kilometers away, such as the Caesar Park Hotel, located in San Francisco.

Riande Airport Hotel Casino
Phone: +507 204-4444
Address: Via Tocumen, Panama.

Country Inn & Suites
Phone: +1 844-334-2148
Address: Amador Ave | Pelicano Ave, Panama City 8001, Panama.

Crowne Plaza Panama Airport
Phone: +1 877-859-5095
Address: Ave. Domingo Diaz | Tocumen, Panama City, Panama.

Courtyard Panama at Metromall Mall
Phone: +507 304-9595
Address: MetroMall Shopping Mall, Domingo Diaz Avenue.

Hotels at Tocumen International Airport

Within the Tocumen Airport facilities there is an Emergency Clinic ready to help anyone in need.

Emergency Clinic
Location: The clinic can be found on level 100 at the end by the Arrendadoras area. The medical service is free of charge.

Other services:
The airport is prepared for all types of emergencies, which is why they have a team of airport firefighters, in addition to qualified medical and paramedical personnel prepared to handle medical emergencies and air disasters.

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