Transport and infrastructure in Turkey

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Turkey with the average of all countries in Asia. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 67,333 km. Theoretically, this is 0.81 meter for each of the 83.43 millions inhabitants of the country. Turkey hereby ranks 217th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.15 meters of railway tracks per person Turkey come 75th worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 7,200 km long coastline.

Airports in Turkey

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 67,300 km807.06 km85.74 m 14,699,500 km3,219.33 km459.66 m
Railroads 12,700 km152.34 km16.18 m 345,900 km75.76 km10.82 m
Waterways 1,200 km14.38 km1.53 m 260,300 km57.01 km8.14 m
Commercial harbors 1,23414.790.002 43,8729.610.001
Airports 981.170.125 4,3490.950.000