Río Hato

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Río Hato
Río Hato is located in Panama
Río Hato
Río Hato
Coordinates: 8°22′48″N 80°10′12″W / 8.38000°N 80.17000°W / 8.38000; -80.17000Coordinates: 8°22′48″N 80°10′12″W / 8.38000°N 80.17000°W / 8.38000; -80.17000
Country Panama
 • Land140 km2 (50 sq mi)
 • Total15,701
 • Density112.1/km2 (290/sq mi)
 Population density calculated based on land area.
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)

Río Hato is a corregimiento in Antón District, Coclé Province, Panama. It is home to the Río Hato Airport. It has a land area of 140 square kilometres (54 sq mi) and had a population of 15,701 as of 2010, giving it a population density of 112.1 inhabitants per square kilometre (290/sq mi).[1] Its population as of 1990 was 8,888; its population as of 2000 was 10,886.[1]

Rio Hato army air base in 1940

It is the site of Scarlett Martínez International Airport, a small international airport primarily used by Canadian leisure airlines.


  1. ^ a b c d "Cuadro 11 (Superficie, población y densidad de población en la República...)" [Table 11 (Area, population, and population density in the Republic...)] (.xls). In "Resultados Finales Básicos" [Basic Final Results] (in Spanish). National Institute of Statistics and Census of Panama. Retrieved May 26, 2015.