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El Salvador International Airport

El Salvador International Airport is located 31 kilometers from San Salvador. It was built in 1970, replacing Ilopango Airport, which is now a fixed-base operator (FBO) and is also being used for... Read more

  • Type: Airport
  • IATA: SAL
  • ICAO: MSLP

Introduction

El Salvador International Airport is located 31 kilometers from San Salvador. It was built in 1970, replacing Ilopango Airport, which is now a fixed-base operator (FBO) and is also being used for charter and military aviation. El Salvador International Airport is currently the only commercial airport in the country. In 2013 the airport attended 2,367,869 passengers, which makes it the second busiest airport in the Central American region. It’s currently a hub for Avianca Airlines, and...

  • List of Top 5 airlines: Avianca, United, AA, COPA, Delta
  • Number of Serving Airlines: 8
  • Number of Direct Destinations: 71
  • Number of Terminals: 2

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El Salvador Minister calls for air fare cuts across Americas El Salvador Minister calls for air fare cuts across Americas

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El Salvador’s Minister for Tourism has called on delegates at Routes Americas 2016 to use the event as a forum to discuss how to bring down airline ticket prices. Speaking exclusively to...

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ROUTES AMERICAS: Video Highlights from San Salvador ROUTES AMERICAS: Video Highlights from San Salvador

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UK indie rock band Athlete released a song back in March 2003 titled El Salvador, which included the lyrics “Fly to El Salvador. I don't know why and I don't know what for,” in its...

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