Transport and infrastructure on the Turks and Caicos Islands

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of the Turks and Caicos Islands with the average of all countries in America.

Airports on the Turks and Caicos Islands

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Road traffic

The network of roads and highways has a total length of 121 km. For each of the country's 39,226 inhabitants, this corresponds to 3.08 meters. This puts Turks and Caicos Islands in 144th place in the global ranking. However, it is also important to note the country's population density, which is very low at around 41 inhabitants per km². Like this, disproportionately long distances generally have to be covered to reach the more remote parts of the country. On the Turks and Caicos Islands, 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.


Turks and Caicos Islands

 totalper 1 mio
per km²
Roadways100 km3,084.69 km127.37 m
Railroads0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Waterways0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Commercial harbors376.480.003

Central America

 total per 1 mio
per km²
Roadways644,200 km2,865.26 km236.78 m
Railroads31,600 km140.56 km11.62 m
Waterways9,200 km40.78 km3.37 m
Commercial harbors15,67269.700.006

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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