Transport and infrastructure on the Turks and Caicos Islands

Our listing of the primary types 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 45,114 inhabitants, this corresponds to 2.68 meters. This puts Turks and Caicos Islands in 152nd place in the global ranking. However, it is also important to note that the country's population density is very low at around 47 inhabitants per km². In this case, 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 km2,682.09 km127.37 m
Railroads0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Waterways0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Commercial harbors366.500.003

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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