Passenger guide - El Salvador airport (SAL) 

 
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: Around 3 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +503 2349 9455. Information counter in the Arrivals Hall.

 

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

 
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Bus - There is a mini-bus service from 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 ACACYA (Tel +503 2329 9282) and Acobam de RL (Tel +503 2339 9165). The trip to downtown San Salvador takes approximately 45 minutes.

 

In front of the customs area there are desks from Alamo (Tel +503 2367 8000 - 24 hours a day), Avis (Tel +503 2339 9268 - 5:30 am to 10:30 pm), Hertz (Tel +503 2339 8004 - 6:30 am to 7:00 pm), Thrifty (Tel +503 2289 2983), Tropic (Tel +503 2279 3236).

 

The airport has banks, ATMs, VIP lounges, public telephones and Wi-Fi access free of charge.

Food and Drinks- There are several restaurants, fast food outlets, coffee shops, icecream stores, pizza places and vending machines.
Shopping- Duty-free shops, 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.

 

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. More information: Tel +503 2339 9069 / 9070 / 9071.

 

Transport service for passengers in wheelchairs (ACOPES - Tel +503 2237 0211). If you require other type of special assistance, contact your airline before your travel.

 

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), Rancho Estero y Mar (Tel +503 2316 6100), Las Hojas Resort (Tel +503 2505 2800), Hotel Paseo del Sol (Tel +503 2218 1893), Rancho Las Brisas de Playa San Diego (Tel +503 7993 0811), Tortuga Village (Tel +503 2564 1777), Costa Inn Hotel (Tel +503 7572 8992), Club Joya del Pacífico (Tel +503 2223 0077), Hotel Pacific Paradise (Tel +503 2347 3900).

 
 
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Latest updates: September, 01, 2017