El Salvador International Airport has served more than 2.2 million passengers so far in 2022

As confirmed this morning by Federico Anliker, president of the Autonomous Executive Port Commission (Cepa), the El Salvador San Oscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport has served more than 2.2 million passengers, as confirmed by Federico Anliker, president of the Autonomous Executive Port Commission (Cepa).

Anliker highlighted that El Salvador has become an important tourist spot around the world, which has helped to boost the national economy and also turn the country into a point of interest for several international airlines, some of which will begin to operate from next September.

«From January 1 to date, we have served more than 2.2 million passengers at the airport. We have new airlines that are taking shape and others that are going to start operating next month. We are going to have new routes with existing airlines », he explained.

The official pointed out that the airline AraJet Airlines will begin to operate in the month of September, so new travel destinations will be opened from El Salvador and the country will become a point of arrival for the users of this airline.

Similarly, Anliker stressed that he will continue to invest in improving the conditions of the El Salvador International Airport and modernizing its facilities. In addition, he remarked that the CEO of Avianca, Adrián Neuhauser, was impressed by the process of remodeling the airport and the innovation in its facilities.


«We had the visit of the CEO of Avianca, Adrián Neuhauser. He came to learn about the expansion of the airport and meet with the CEPA authorities. This construction responds to the increase in passengers that El Salvador has experienced in recent months, especially given the tourism commitment that the country is representing on an international scale,» he explained.

«He was impressed by the terminal that we inaugurated in February. Avianca’s senior managers are very happy with the operation of our airport. After Colombia, El Salvador is the airline’s most important hub », he detailed.

Cepa has confirmed that a building with capacity for 1,000 more parking spaces will be built at El Salvador International Airport. This construction responds to the increase in passengers that El Salvador has experienced in recent months, especially given the tourism commitment that the country is demonstrating on an international scale.