Panama: Traffic at Tocumen airport increases 20%

The number of aircraft operating at the Tocumen airport between January and September 2008 increased to 53,678, or 20.6% more than in 2007.

Monday, December 22, 2008

The number of passengers that traveled via the airport between January and September 2008 was 3.34 million or 20.3% (564,000 more passengers) than during the same period last year, the Tocumen S.A. company said in its third quarter Airport Statistics Report.

The number of passengers arriving, departing and in transit have remained steady at 1.1 million (a third of the total) every year.

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Flow of Travelers Passing Through Tocumen Up 12.3%

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During the first eight months of 2013 5.1 million passengers transited through the main airport of Panama.

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North Terminal at Tocumen Airport Inaugurated

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With an investment of $100 million the works of the Panama Airport North Terminal have been inaugurated.

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Tocumen Airport Traffic Increases by 19.5%

April 2009

At the close of 2008, more than 4.5 million passengers passed through the main airport in Panama, 19.5% more than in 2007.

The increase in traffic is higher than the 6% average for Latin America, according to the report submitted by the International Airport Council.

One of the reasons is the growth in the number of connections and direct destinations being that nonstop flights from Tocumen were 42 at the end of 2007 and 54 at the end of 2008.

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