Albrook "Marcos A. Gelabert" International Airport

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Albrook "Marcos A. Gelabert" International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional de Albrook "Marcos A. Gelabert"
Aeropuerto Marcos A Gelabert.jpg
IATA: PACICAO: MPMG
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Autoridad Aeronáutica Civil
Serves Panama City, Panama
Elevation AMSL 9 m / 30 ft
Coordinates 08°58′24″N 079°33′20″W / 8.97333°N 79.55556°W / 8.97333; -79.55556Coordinates: 08°58′24″N 079°33′20″W / 8.97333°N 79.55556°W / 8.97333; -79.55556
Map
MPMG is located in Panama
MPMG
MPMG
Location in Panama
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
18/36 1,800 5,906 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Passengers (Annual) 289,197
Sources: Statistics, CAA[1] and DAFIF[2][3]

Albrook "Marcos A. Gelabert" International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional de Albrook "Marcos A. Gelabert" (IATA: PACICAO: MPMG)) is a public airport located 1.5 km (0.93 mi) west of the center of Panama City, in the Panamá Province of Panama.[1] It is located on the site of the former Albrook Air Force Station. Previously, the airport was located in the area of Paitilla, operating approximately 70 years until January 1999, year when the airport started operations in Albrook. The name was changed to honor the Panamanian aviator Marcos A. Gelabert, whose contributions to Panamanian aviation included founding Panama's first airline and first school for training pilots.

Air Panama offers daily flights to every major town and cities in Panama from Albrook Airport.

The corporate headquarters of Air Panama are located on the airport property.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Panama Bahia Piña, Bocas del Toro, Carti, Changuinola, Chitre, Contadora, Corazón de Jesus, David, El Porvenir, El Real, Garachine, Isla San Jose, Jaque, La Palma, Mamitupo, Medellín-Córdova,[5] Mulatupo, Pedasi, Playon Chico, Puerto Obaldia, Rio Sidra, Sambu, San José (CR), San Miguel, Tubuala, Tupile, Ustupo
Charter: Aguadulce, Colon, Coronado, Farallon, Guararé, Isla Coiba, Islas Secas, Isla Viveros, Mansucum, Rio Hato, Santiago, Tonosi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (Spanish) Aeropuerto Internacional de Albrook "Marcos A. Gelabert
  2. ^ Airport information for MPMG at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  3. ^ Airport information for PAC at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  4. ^ "Contact us." Air Panama. Retrieved on April 18, 2012. "Marcos A. Gelabert, Airport- Main Office" and "Air Panama - Panama Travel Expert. Panama Tourism. Aeropuerto Marcos A. Gelabert, Albrook Panama, Republic of Panama. "
  5. ^ http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/28683-vivacolombia-and-air-panama-to-enter-panama-colombia-market

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