Albrook “Marcos A. Gelabert” International Airport (PAC)

Albrook Gelabert Airport

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:

AirportAlbrook “Marcos A. Gelabert” International Airport
Airport TypePublic
OperatorPanama Civil Aviation Authority
Built In (Year)1932
ServesPanama City, Panama
Albrook Gelabert Airport CodePAC
Hub forAir Panama, Arrendamientos Aéreos, Aeroperlas, Bocas Air, Alas Chiricanas
Albrook Gelabert Airport TerminalsOne Terminal
PAC Airport Runway1
PAC Airport Coordinates8°58′24″N 79°33′20″W
Contact Number507 501-9800
Albrook Gelabert Airport AddressMarcos a Gelabert, Panamá, Panama
Elevation31 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. 


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: 

NameLength (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, 
  • Aeroperlas, 
  • Bocas Air, 
  • Alas Chiricanas

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