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El Salvador airport (SAL)

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Monseñor Oscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez International Airport, also known as Comalapa Airport and opened on January 31, 1980, serves the city of San Salvador and the entire country. It is one of the largest and most modern in Central America, operating with flights to North America, Central America and some locations in South America and Europe.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 3.4 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +503 2375 2520. Information counter in the Arrivals Hall.


The airport is located 50 km (30 miles) southeast from San Salvador.

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Car rental companies

In front of the customs area there are desks from the following companies:

Alamo (Tel +503 2367 8000 - 24 hours a day)
Avis (Tel +503 2339 9268 - 5:00 am to 11:30 pm)
Budget (Tel +503 2259 5402 - 24 hours a day)
Enterprise (Tel +503 2367 8099 - 24 hours a day)
Hertz (Tel +503 2339 8004 - 6:30 am to 7:00 pm)
National (Tel +503 2367 8015 - 24 hours a day)
Tropic (Tel +503 2279 3236)


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Public and private transportation

Bus - There is a mini-bus service from Transporte Acopacific (Tel +503 2339 9360) that runs to the city centre in 90 minutes.

Taxi - Ranks are located outside the building, with cabs provided by Taxis Acacya (Tel +503 2339 9271 / 9282) and Acobam de RL (Tel +503 2339 9670 / 9664). The trip to downtown San Salvador takes approximately 45 minutes.


Parking services at El Salvador airport (SAL)

There is a parking area for short stays opposite the terminal building and another next to the mall for long-term periods. Both of them operate around the clock.


Services for passengers with special needs

Transport service for passengers in wheelchairs (ACOPES - Tel +503 2339 7126). If you require another type of special assistance, contact your airline before your travel.