Transport and infrastructure in Antigua and Barbuda

Our listing of the primary kinds 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 97,928 inhabitants, this corresponds to 11.95 meters. This puts Antigua and Barbuda in 42nd place in the global ranking. However, the country's size and population density of around 223 inhabitants per km² must also be taken into account. Countries with fewer inhabitants on 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 (2012 - 2019), road traffic in Antigua and Barbuda is considered very safe. This corresponds to around 4.3 accident fatalities per 0.4 inhabitants per year. By comparison, this figure is 5.9 in the European Union as a whole and 17.1 worldwide.

In Antigua and Barbuda, traffic drives on the right-hand side of the road, i.e. people drive in the right-hand lane and overtake on the left. Oncoming traffic comes toward you on the left 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 km11,947.55 km2,659.09 m
Railroads0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Waterways0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Commercial harbors6776,913.241.539

Central America

 total per 1 mio
per km²
Roadways644,200 km2,894.86 km236.78 m
Railroads31,600 km142.02 km11.62 m
Waterways9,200 km41.21 km3.37 m
Commercial harbors15,67270.420.006

Data sources used

Global Health Observatory Data Repository (World Health Organization)
Internation Union of Railways (UIC)
CIA Factbook
OECD Statistics
Wikipedia (german)
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