Transport and infrastructure in Saudi Arabia

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Saudi Arabia with the European Union's average. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 221,372 km. Theoretically, this is 6.86 meter for each of the 32 millions inhabitants of the country. Saudi Arabia hereby ranks 80th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.17 meters of railway tracks per person Saudi Arabia come 71st 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 km6,858.79 km102.98 m 6,817,900 km11,349.61 km1,129.91 m
Railroads 5,400 km167.62 km2.52 m 283,700 km472.30 km47.02 m
Waterways 0 km0.00 km0.00 m 53,100 km88.46 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors 722.230.000 8,34513.890.001
Airports 2146.630.100 3,7526.250.001