Albrook Marcos A. Gelabert International Airport (IATA: PAC, ICAO: MPMG) is a public airport located 1.5 kilometers (0.93 mi; 0.81 mi) west of the center of Panama City, Panama. It is the main hub for domestic flights within Panama and also serves some international flights to neighboring countries such as Colombia and Costa Rica.
The airport was originally built as Albrook Air Force Station by the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. After the war, the base was transferred to the Panamanian government and became Albrook International Airport. In 1999, the airport was moved to its current location at the former Albrook Air Force Base, and the name was changed to honor Panamanian aviator Marcos A. Gelabert.
General Information about Albrook Gelabert Airport
The following table is an overview of PAC Airport indicated below:
|Airport||Albrook “Marcos A. Gelabert” International Airport|
|Operator||Panama Civil Aviation Authority|
|Built In (Year)||1932|
|Serves||Panama City, Panama|
|Albrook Gelabert Airport Code||PAC|
|Hub for||Air Panama, Arrendamientos Aéreos, Aeroperlas, Bocas Air, Alas Chiricanas|
|Albrook Gelabert Airport Terminals||One Terminal|
|PAC Airport Runway||1|
|PAC Airport Coordinates||8°58′24″N 79°33′20″W|
|Contact Number||507 501-9800|
|Albrook Gelabert Airport Address||Marcos a Gelabert, Panamá, Panama|
|Elevation||31 ft / 9 m|
Albrook Gelabert Airport Code
Albrook Gelabert Airport code is PAC. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport Albrook Gelabert.
|WORLD AREA CODE||+1|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||PAC|
Albrook Gelabert Airport Map
The Albrook Gelabert Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.
Albrook Marcos A. Gelabert International Airport Runway
Albrook Gelabert Airport Runway features a single state-of-the-art runway:
|Name||Length (in mtr)||Length (in ft)||Surface|
Albrook Gelabert Airport Terminal
There is one terminal at Albrook “Marcos A. Gelabert” International Airport. The terminal is divided into two sections: one for domestic flights and one for international flights.
The domestic flight section of the terminal is located on the ground floor and has 12 gates. The international flight section of the terminal is located on the upper floor and has 6 gates.
Nearest Airports to Albrook “Marcos A. Gelabert” International Airport
Some of the closest airports to PAC Airport are:
- Tocumen International Airport – 37 km
- Contadora Airport – 69 km
- Playón Chico Airport – 101 km
- El Porvenir Airport – 117 km
- Corazon de Jesus Airport – 118 km
- Bocas del Toro Isla Colón International Airport – 299 km
- Enrique Malek International Airport – 460 km
Airlines Operating from Albrook Gelabert Airport
The following airlines operate from Albrook Gelabert Airport:
- Air Panama,
- Arrendamientos Aéreos,
- Bocas Air,
- Alas Chiricanas