# How far is Los Angeles, CA, from San Salvador?

The distance between San Salvador (El Salvador International Airport) and Los Angeles (Los Angeles International Airport) is 2319 miles / 3733 kilometers / 2016 nautical miles.

The driving distance from San Salvador (SAL) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 2901 miles / 4669 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 56 hours 50 minutes.

2319
Miles
3733
Kilometers
2016
Nautical miles
4 h 53 min
254 kg

## Distance from San Salvador to Los Angeles

There are several ways to calculate the distance from San Salvador to Los Angeles. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

## How long does it take to fly from San Salvador to Los Angeles?

The estimated flight time from El Salvador International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 4 hours and 53 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between El Salvador International Airport (SAL) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

On average, flying from San Salvador to Los Angeles generates about 254 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 254 kilograms equals 560 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

See the map of the shortest flight path between El Salvador International Airport (SAL) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).