Transport in El Salvador

= Railways =

*"total:" 602 km (single track; all traffic suspended; note - some sections abandoned, unusable). Rehabilitation in progress [ [ ::- CEPA- Aeropuerto Internacional de El Salvador :: ] ]
*"narrow gauge:" 602 km RailGauge|36 gauge

Railway links with adjacent countries

* Guatemala - RailGauge|36 gauge both countries, currently closed. [ ['s+and+Don'ts El Salvador Travel Tips | iExplore ] ]
* Honduras - no
* FERISTSA Railway would connect Mexico with Panama - 1435mm gauge.


*"total:" 10,029 km
*"paved:" 1,986 km (including 327 km of Highways)
*"unpaved:" 8,043 km (1999 est.)

Ports and harbors

Pacific Ocean

* Acajutla
* Puerto Cutuco
* La Libertad
* La Unión
* Puerto El Triunfo

Merchant marine

none (1999 est.)


75 (2006 est.)

Airports - with paved runways

*"total:" 4
*"over 3,047 m:" 1
*"1,524 to 2,437 m:" 1
*"914 to 1,523 m:" 2 (2006 est.)

Airports - with unpaved runways

*"total:" 70
*"1,524 to 2,437 m:" 1
*"914 to 1,523 m:" 14
*"under 914 m:" 56 (2006 est.)


1 (2006 est.)

Airports by name

* El Salvador International Airport
* Ilopango International Airport
* El Tamarindo

See also

* El Salvador


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