# Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and San Salvador (SAL)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to San Salvador (Los Angeles International Airport – El Salvador International Airport) is 2319 miles / 3733 kilometers / 2016 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Salvador (SAL) is 2898 miles / 4664 kilometers and travel time by car is about 53 hours 17 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to San Salvador.

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and El Salvador International Airport (SAL).

## How far is San Salvador from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2319.494 miles
• 3732.864 kilometers
• 2015.585 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
• 2320.421 miles
• 3734.355 kilometers
• 2016.391 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 Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″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 Los Angeles and San Salvador is 1 hour. San Salvador is 1 hour ahead of Los Angeles.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 254 kg (560 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → San Salvador (SAL).

Distance:
2319
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2319

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