Transport and infrastructure in Turkey

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Turkey with the European Union's average. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 385,754 km. Theoretically, this is 4.85 meter for each of the 80 millions inhabitants of the country. Turkey hereby ranks 107th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.15 meters of railway tracks per person Turkey come 73rd 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 385,800 km4,851.49 km491.19 m 6,817,900 km11,349.61 km1,129.91 m
Railroads 12,000 km151.02 km15.29 m 283,700 km472.30 km47.02 m
Waterways 1,200 km15.09 km1.53 m 53,100 km88.46 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors 6297.910.001 8,34513.890.001
Airports 981.230.125 3,7526.250.001