Thanks Karen for keeping us up to date on the opening of this airport!! After driving from Panama City to Pedasi in July I can attest it can be a somewhat long drive, especially when speed limit signs aren’t always posted and with the amount of radar on the road, we were really confused as to what the limite was in many areas. Thankfully we made it, though, without drawing any attention to the “radar” police 🙂
Air Panama began scheduled flights in and out of Pedasi last Friday. The flights originate from Allbrook into our new airport on the edge of town. There’s no flight schedule posted on the website yet but the airline flies Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Flight times are the same for all days, leave Panama 15:00 arrive Pedasi 15:50, depart Pedasi 16:00 arrive Panama 16:50.
Here’s a sample of pricing:
For comparison I checked out WestJet flights from Edmonton to Calgary.
If we were to drive from Edmonton to Calgary it would take 3.5 hours on a highway that is two lanes all the way. If we were to drive from Pedasi to Panama it would take 4.5 hours on mostly two lanes all the way, depending on what areas narrow to one lane for construction, or weed whacking, or line painting, or line painting, or etc. etc. I also did the comparison with the exchange rate the…
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