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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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B El Salvador International Airport
City: San Salvador
Country: El Salvador Flag of El Salvador
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.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

 PDT

San Salvador

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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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