El Salvador International Airport (SAL)

El Salvador International Airport

El Salvador International Airport (SAL), also known as Comalapa International Airport or Cuscatlán International Airport, is the main international airport serving El Salvador. It is located in Comalapa, 50 kilometers (31 mi) from the capital city of San Salvador. The airport is the hub for Avianca El Salvador and Volaris El Salvador, and serves as a destination for a number of other airlines, including American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, and Spirit Airlines.

General Information about El Salvador Airport

The following table is an overview of SAL Airport indicated below:

AirportEl Salvador International Airport
Airport TypeMilitary/Public
OperatorAutonomous Port Executive Commission
ServesSan Salvador, El Salvador
Hub forAvianca El Salvador, Volaris El Salvador, Volaris Costa Rica
El Salvador Airport CodeSAL
El Salvador Airport Terminals2
SAL Airport Runway1
SAL Airport Coordinates13°26′27″N 89°03′20″W
Contact Number+503 2367 9455
Official Websitehttps://www.cepa.gob.sv/tag/aeropuerto-internacional-de-el-salvador
El Salvador Airport AddressCWVR+WXQ, RN-5, San Salvador, El Salvador
Elevation31 m / 102 ft

El Salvador Airport Code

El Salvador Airport code is SAL. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport El Salvador. 


El Salvador Airport Map

The El Salvador Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

El Salvador International Airport Runway

El Salvador Airport Runway features a single state-of-the-art runway: 

NameLength (mtr)Length (ft)Surface

El Salvador Airport Terminal

El Salvador International Airport has two terminals in operation: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. 
Terminal 1 is the original terminal building and has 17 gates, while Terminal 2 is a newer terminal building with 5 gates.

Nearest Airports to El Salvador International Airport (SAL)

Some of the closest airports to SAL Airport are:

  • La Aurora International Airport – 270 km
  • Toncontín International Airport – 338 km
  • Útila Airport – 379 km
  • Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport – 402 km

Airlines Operating from El Salvador Airport

The following airlines operate from El Salvador Airport:

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