# Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and San Salvador (SAL)

Flight distance from San Francisco to San Salvador (San Francisco International Airport – El Salvador International Airport) is 2640 miles / 4248 kilometers / 2294 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 29 minutes.

Driving distance from San Francisco (SFO) to San Salvador (SAL) is 3255 miles / 5239 kilometers and travel time by car is about 59 hours 36 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and El Salvador International Airport (SAL).

## How far is San Salvador from San Francisco?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2639.695 miles
• 4248.177 kilometers
• 2293.832 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
• 2640.747 miles
• 4249.870 kilometers
• 2294.746 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 San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″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 San Francisco and San Salvador is 1 hour. San Salvador is 1 hour ahead of San Francisco.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 292 kg (643 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → San Salvador (SAL).

Distance:
2640
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2640

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