Transport and infrastructure in the United Arab Emirates

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of the United Arab Emirates with the average of all countries in Asia. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 4,080 km. Theoretically, this is 0.42 meter for each of the 9.8 millions inhabitants of the country. the United Arab Emirates hereby ranks 226th in a worldwide comparison.

Airports in the United Arab Emirates

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United Arab Emirates



  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 4,100 km417.58 km48.80 m 14,699,500 km3,219.33 km459.66 m
Railroads 0 km0.00 km0.00 m 345,900 km75.76 km10.82 m
Waterways 0 km0.00 km0.00 m 260,300 km57.01 km8.14 m
Commercial harbors 63765.200.008 43,8729.610.001
Airports 434.400.514 4,3490.950.000