Transport and infrastructure in Iran

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Iran with the average of all countries in Asien. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 198,866 km. Theoretically, this is 2.45 meter for each of the 81 millions inhabitants of the country. Iran hereby ranks 154th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.10 meters of railway tracks per person Iran come 79th worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 2,440 km long coastline.

Airports in Iran

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 198,900 km2,450.21 km113.95 m 13,609,300 km3,036.47 km425.60 m
Railroads 8,500 km104.53 km4.86 m 333,900 km74.50 km10.44 m
Waterways 900 km10.47 km0.49 m 260,300 km58.08 km8.14 m
Commercial harbors 760.940.000 15,9153.550.000
Airports 3193.930.183 4,3790.980.000