Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and San Salvador (SAL)

Flight distance from Houston to San Salvador (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – El Salvador International Airport) is 1207 miles / 1943 kilometers / 1049 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to San Salvador (SAL) is 1771 miles / 2850 kilometers and travel time by car is about 35 hours 58 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to San Salvador.

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and El Salvador International Airport (SAL).

How far is San Salvador from Houston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Houston and San Salvador. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1207.193 miles
• 1942.788 kilometers
• 1049.022 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
• 1211.471 miles
• 1949.673 kilometers
• 1052.739 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information

A Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″W

IATA Code: SAL
ICAO Code: MSLP
Coordinates: 13°26′27″N, 89°3′20″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and San Salvador is 1 hour. San Salvador is 1 hour behind Houston.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 162 kg (357 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → San Salvador (SAL).

Distance:
1207
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1207

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