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Transport and infrastructure in the United States

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of the United States with the average of all countries in America. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 7 m km. Theoretically, this is 19.99 meter for each of the 329.48 millions inhabitants of the country. the United States hereby ranks 24th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.89 meters of railway tracks per person United States come 10th worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 19,924 km long coastline.

Airports in the United States


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United States

 totalper 1 mio
inhabitants
per km2
Roadways6,586,600 km19,990.67 km669.95 m
Railroads293,600 km890.98 km29.86 m
Waterways41,009 km124.46 km4.17 m
Commercial harbors3,65211.080.000
Airports13,51341.011.374
 

North America

 total per 1 mio
inhabitants
per km2
Roadways7,629,500 km20,753.98 km347.07 m
Railroads371,500 km1,010.56 km16.90 m
Waterways41,600 km113.28 km1.89 m
Commercial harbors4,48912.210.000
Airports14,99840.800.001
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