Transport and infrastructure in Panama

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Panama with the average of all countries in Mittel Amerika. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 15,137 km. Theoretically, this is 3.62 meter for each of the 4 millions inhabitants of the country. Panama hereby ranks 127th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.02 meters of railway tracks per person Panama come 129th worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 2,490 km long coastline.

Airports in Panama

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Central America

  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 15,100 km3,624.00 km200.70 m 644,200 km2,943.34 km236.77 m
Railroads 100 km18.43 km1.02 m 31,600 km144.40 km11.62 m
Waterways 800 km191.53 km10.61 m 9,200 km41.90 km3.37 m
Commercial harbors 7,8601,881.790.104 15,67771.630.006
Airports 11728.011.551 3,00013.710.001