Transport and infrastructure in Curacao

Our listing of the primary types of transport compares the infrastructure of Curacao with the average of all countries in America.

Airports in Curacao

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Road traffic

The network of roads and highways has a total length of 550 km. For each of the country's 152,369 inhabitants, this corresponds to 3.61 meters. This puts Curacao in 132nd place in the global ranking. However, the country's population density must also be taken into account, which is relatively high at around 343 inhabitants per km². The higher the population density of a country, the shorter the average distance traveled. In Curacao, 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.



 totalper 1 mio
per km²
Roadways600 km3,609.66 km1,238.74 m
Railroads0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Waterways0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Commercial harbors63413.470.142

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)
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