El Salvador has a privileged geographical location. Located at the heart of the Americas, it is a true commercial bridge between North and South America. El Salvador is also part of the bi-oceanic corridor linking Europe to Asia.
The geographical location of El Salvador allows air travel to many major cities in North and South America in just 2-5 hours– with direct flights. Next to the El Salvador International Airport is the regional hub for Avianca. Freight transport is facilitated by the country’s proximity to major shipping routes.
“El Salvador has a great ocation for manufacturing companies that seek short response times to meet the demands of customers in North and South America..The country’s modern port and airport infrastructure is a crucial component that allows companies to have efficient logistics operations.
In the area of international services (off shoring and outsourcing), the location of El Salvador is key, as it shares the same time zone as the central United States (CST), six hours behind the Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT). This is strategic for the country to provide offshore business services and commercial aircraft maintenance.