Passenger movement in Panama’s regional airports grew 4% in 2019


According to the report, the Panama Pacifico International Airport located in Howard, province of Panama Oeste, reflects the best performance with the movement of 279,681 passengers. It represents a growth of 8% with reference to 2018, that is to say, 20,167 additional people passed through this air terminal.
Panama Pacifico is the main airport terminal of operations of the low-cost airline Wingo, belonging to Copa Holdings that offers direct routes to Havana (Cuba). Bogotá, Medellín, Cartagena and Cali among other destinations in Central and South America.
During 2019, Enrique Malek Airport in the province of Chiriquí also showed a considerable increase in national routes, accounting for a movement of 251,688 passengers. An increase of 3% more compared to 2018, which translates into an additional 7,914 passengers.
The great boom of passengers due to the development of tourism in the provinces of Bocas del Toro and Chiriqui is served in the Enrique Malek by the airlines Copa Airlines and Air Panama.
According to the statistical report of the Vice Presidency of Planning and Strategy of Tocumen International Airport, the Scadett Martínez air terminal located in Rlo Hato, Loe province, handled a total of 57,270 passengers. Thus marks a deceleration with respect to 2018 of 10%.
The leading holiday travel airlines, Air Transat and Sunwing offer travelers during high season, more than 12 destinations between Canada and the Panamanian Pacific coast, including: Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto, Montreal, Quebec. Saint, lohns. New Brunswick, Halifax and Ottawa, among OVOS.