The flight to Bocas from Panama city is a quick, fun 1 hour. Just enough time to enjoy a soda and flip through the in-flight magazine. Before you know it you’re back on the ground.
If you’re lucky and have a clear day, the sights are fantastic. From Panama city, the plane flies North along the canal. You’ll see ships awaiting their turn to enter the canal on the Pacific side. As you cross the country, view Gatun lake and surrounding jungle. Then bank West, and follow the Caribbean coast all the way to Bocas. Passengers sitting on the left side of the plane can see the Pacific ocean over the mountains.
This photo was taken on a sunset flight into Panama city a couple weeks ago.