Chitre Airport: Cheap Flights, Tickets, and Travel Deals

Cheap Flights to Chitre Airport

Chitre Alonso Valderrama Airport (CTD), also known as simply Chitre Airport, is a small public air facility located approximately seven kilometres to the north-east of Chitre, the capital city of Panama's Herrera province. The public-use air facility serves as the main gateway to the Azuero Peninsula, the Gulf of Panama, and the Pearl Islands. To find and compare the cheapest flights to Chitre Airport, simply enter your travel information into Skyscanner's flight search. If you have some flexibility with travel dates, try comparing flight prices across a range of dates using the Whole Month search feature.

Best Time to Fly to Chitre Airport

Chitre sees a flood of tourists in late May and early June when the Corpus Christi celebrations are in full swing. Hotels tend to fill up quickly at this time of year, and you can expect to pay much more for flights to Chitre than you would during the off-peak season. Another busy time for tourism is the summer season (June through August), when Panamanian schools are out for vacation. For those wishing to avoid tourist crowds and save on travel costs, a good time to visit Chitre is during the fall and winter months (September through February). If you'd like to receive notifications on flight prices for a specific travel date, try using Skyscanner's Price Alert tool.

Airlines That Fly to Chitre Airport

There are no airlines that fly directly from Canada to Chitre Aiport. The only way to reach this airport is to book a connecting flight from Panama City with Air Panama. Flights are available on a seasonal basis and depart from Albrook International Airport. The estimated flight time between Albrook International Airport and Chitre Airport is three hours and ten minutes.

What to Expect When Arriving at the Airport

Chitre Airport consists of a small terminal building and a single runway. There are no jet bridges connecting the runway to the passenger terminal; arriving travellers must disembark onto the tarmac. The airport is situated near Av. Roberto Ramirez De Diego, which connects motorists to the city centre in just 15 minutes. Ground transportation options at this airport are limited to local taxis, hotel shuttles, and car rentals. The journey to the city centre by hotel shuttle can take 20 to 25 minutes, depending on where in Chitre you're staying. Chitre Airport is not served by any public transit lines.

Airport Facilities

Chitre Airport has limited services and amenities. There are no currency exchange kiosks or ATMs onsite, so you'll want to have enough local currency on hand to tide you over until you get to the city centre. You also won't find any retail stores or restaurants at this airport, so be sure to shop for any last-minute items and stock up on a few snacks before boarding your flight at Albrook International Airport.

What to See and Do in Chitre

A good place to begin exploring Chitre is at the Herrera museum, which houses cultural artifacts, archaeological finds, and interesting exhibits focusing on Chitre's colonial past. Other popular tourist sites are the Mudflats Ecological Reserve and the San Juan Bautista Cathedral. The region's most popular attractions, however, are the beaches stretching along the Azuero Peninsula, which include Playa Bucaro, Playa Cambutal, and Playa El Toro.

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Longitude:80° 25' 59'' W
Latitude:7° 58' 0'' N
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