Transport and infrastructure in Antigua and Barbuda

Our listing of the primary types of transport compares the infrastructure of Antigua and Barbuda with the average of all countries in America. The main traffic and transport routes are in good condition, but do not reach the level of the leading industrial nations.

Airports in Antigua and Barbuda

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Road traffic

The network of roads and highways has a total length of 1,170 km. For each of the country's 93,219 inhabitants, this corresponds to 12.55 meters. This puts Antigua and Barbuda in 42nd place in the global ranking. However, the country's size and population density of around 212 inhabitants per km² must also be taken into account. Countries with fewer inhabitants in the same or even larger area naturally achieve quite different values here and have to connect remote areas to the transport network despite a smaller population.

With an average of 0 traffic fatalities per year (2013 - 2019), road traffic in Antigua and Barbuda is considered very safe. This corresponds to 0.3 accident fatalities per 100,000 inhabitants per year. By comparison, this figure is 12.3 in the USA and 17.0 worldwide.

In Antigua and Barbuda, left-hand traffic is the rule on the roads, i.e. you drive in the left lane and overtake on the right. Oncoming traffic comes to meet you on the right side. Here you can also find an overview of all countries with left-hand traffic.


Antigua and Barbuda

 totalper 1 mio
per km²
Roadways1,200 km12,551.09 km2,659.09 m
Railroads0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Waterways0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Commercial harbors6777,262.471.539

Central America

 total per 1 mio
per km²
Roadways950,800 km4,294.37 km349.46 m
Railroads31,600 km142.75 km11.62 m
Waterways9,600 km43.32 km3.53 m
Commercial harbors15,67470.790.006

Data sources used

Global Health Observatory Data Repository (World Health Organization)
Internation Union of Railways (UIC)
CIA Factbook
OECD Statistics
Wikipedia (german)
Antigua and Barbuda: AirportsLargest airports and airlines in Antigua and BarbudaThe 2 biggest airports and 2 airlines in Antigua and Barbuda with further information and data (V.C. Bird Int'l. and Codrington)
Ranking: MegacitiesMega cities - the biggest cities all over the worldRanking of the biggest cities worldwide. On top: Shanghai, Chongqing and Beijing
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