Transport and infrastructure in Kazakhstan

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Kazakhstan with the average of all countries in Asien. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 97,418 km. Theoretically, this is 5.40 meter for each of the 18 millions inhabitants of the country. Kazakhstan hereby ranks 100th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.79 meters of railway tracks per person Kazakhstan come 16th worldwide.

The given length of waterways and number of harbours are only refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. There is no direct access to the open sea in Kazakhstan.

Airports in Kazakhstan

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 97,400 km5,400.82 km35.75 m 13,609,300 km3,036.47 km425.60 m
Railroads 14,200 km786.36 km5.21 m 333,900 km74.50 km10.44 m
Waterways 4,000 km221.76 km1.47 m 260,300 km58.08 km8.14 m
Commercial harbors 110.610.000 15,9153.550.000
Airports 965.320.035 4,3790.980.000