Transport and infrastructure in Suriname

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Suriname with the average of all countries in America. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 4,304 km. Theoretically, this is 7.40 meter for each of the 0.58 millions inhabitants of the country. Suriname hereby ranks 73rd in a worldwide comparison.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 386 km long coastline.

Airports in Suriname

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South America

  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 4,300 km7,403.29 km26.27 m 3,097,400 km7,249.62 km173.93 m
Railroads 0 km0.00 km0.00 m 85,100 km199.23 km4.78 m
Waterways 1,200 km2,064.11 km7.33 m 119,400 km279.38 km6.70 m
Commercial harbors 1017.200.000 2,1945.140.000
Airports 5594.610.336 9,35921.910.001