Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (August 21, 2020)

Event:  COVID-19 Situation Report – Closure of Airport Extended  

On August 21, the Government of Panama extended the suspension of international commercial passenger flights, originally announced on March 26, for an additional 30 days beginning August 22.  The previous exceptions for cargo, humanitarian, medical supplies, medical evacuation, and vaccines remain in place.

For additional information about the situation in Panama, we encourage you to read the country-specific travel advisories for Panama, and our COVID-19 Information page.

Actions to Take:


U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama 

Building 783, Demetrio Basilio Lakas Avenue 

Clayton, Panama 

+507 317-5000    

State Department – Consular Affairs 

+1 (888)407-4747 or +1 (202)501-4444   

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