Transport and infrastructure in Turkmenistan

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Turkmenistan with the average of all countries in Asien. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 58,592 km. Theoretically, this is 10.01 meter for each of the 6 millions inhabitants of the country. Turkmenistan hereby ranks 55th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.87 meters of railway tracks per person Turkmenistan come 13th 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 Turkmenistan.

Airports in Turkmenistan

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 58,600 km10,014.17 km120.04 m 14,671,200 km3,241.56 km458.78 m
Railroads 5,100 km873.88 km10.48 m 344,600 km76.13 km10.77 m
Waterways 1,300 km222.19 km2.66 m 260,300 km57.51 km8.14 m
Commercial harbors 7212.310.000 42,1599.310.001
Airports 264.440.053 4,3700.970.000