Passenger guide - El Salvador airport (SAL) 

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El Salvador airport (SAL)

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.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 3.2 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +503 2339 9455. Information counter in the Arrivals Hall.

 

  Location

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

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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 - 5:30 am to 10:30 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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The airport has a bank (7:00 am to 7:00 pm), ATMs, VIP lounges, public telephones and Wi-Fi access free of charge for 30 minutes.

Food and Drinks- There are several restaurants, fast food outlets, coffee shops, icecream stores, pizza places and vending machines.
Shopping- Duty-free stores in the Departures area, books, handicrafts, perfumes, sweets, liquor, jewellery, clothing, footwear.
Baggage- Trolleys, porters (Tel +503 2237 0211) and plastic wrapping service (Tel +503 2339 7118 / 2273 9969). Contact the offices of the corresponding airline for any problems with registered luggage.
Other Services- Pharmacy, baby changing facilities.

 
 

Bus - There is a mini-bus service from Transportes 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 2329 9282) and Acobam de RL (Tel +503 2339 9664). The trip to downtown San Salvador takes approximately 45 minutes.

 
 

The enclosure does not have accommodations. Some of the nearest options are: Quality Hotel Real Aeropuerto (Tel +503 2366 0000), Pato Canales Hotel & Resort (Tel +503 2347 1111), Hotel Rancho Argueta (Tel +503 2323 6210), Hotel Rancho Estero y Mar (Tel +503 2316 6100), Las Hojas Resort (Tel +503 2505 2800), Rancho El Amatal (Tel +503 7870 4985), Rancho Las Brisas de Playa San Diego (Tel +503 7993 0811), Izalco Hotel & Beach Resort (Tel +503 2305 6788), Hotel Real Costa Inn (Tel +503 2313 4747), Tortuga Village (Tel +503 2564 1777).

 
 

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.

 
 

Transport service for passengers in wheelchairs (ACOPES - Tel +503 2280 1187). If you require other type of special assistance, contact your airline before your travel.

 
 
Latest updates: October, 09, 2018
 
 
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