Transport and infrastructure in New Zealand

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of New Zealand with the average of all countries in the Australian continent. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 94,000 km. Theoretically, this is 19.12 meter for each of the 4.9 millions inhabitants of the country. New Zealand hereby ranks 28th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.84 meters of railway tracks per person New Zealand come 15th worldwide.

Airports in New Zealand

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New Zealand



  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 94,000 km19,117.35 km351.13 m 967,800 km31,956.01 km120.84 m
Railroads 4,100 km839.54 km15.42 m 37,500 km1,237.84 km4.68 m
Waterways 0 km0.00 km0.00 m 2,000 km66.04 km0.25 m
Commercial harbors 11322.980.000 69222.850.000
Airports 12325.020.459 54417.960.000