Transport and infrastructure in Saudi Arabia

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Saudi Arabia with the average of all countries in Asia. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 221,372 km. Theoretically, this is 6.46 meter for each of the 34.27 millions inhabitants of the country. Saudi Arabia hereby ranks 89th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.16 meters of railway tracks per person Saudi Arabia come 72nd worldwide.

Airports in Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia



  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 221,400 km6,459.92 km102.98 m 14,699,500 km3,219.33 km459.66 m
Railroads 5,400 km157.87 km2.52 m 345,900 km75.76 km10.82 m
Waterways 0 km0.00 km0.00 m 260,300 km57.01 km8.14 m
Commercial harbors 37410.910.000 43,8729.610.001
Airports 2146.240.100 4,3490.950.000