Transport and infrastructure in Gibraltar

Our listing of the primary types of transport compares the infrastructure of Gibraltar with the average of all countries in Europe.

Airports in Gibraltar

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Road traffic

The network of roads and highways has a total length of 29 km. For each of the country's 32,669 inhabitants, this corresponds to 0.89 meters. This puts Gibraltar in 211st place in the global ranking. However, it is also important to note that the country's population density is extremely high at around 4804 inhabitants per km². With so many people in such a relatively small area, longer driving distances are rare. In Gibraltar, traffic drives on the right-hand side of the road, i.e. people drive in the right-hand lane and overtake on the left. Oncoming traffic comes toward you on the left side. This regulation was enforced on June 17th, 1929. Here you can also find an overview of all countries with left-hand traffic.



 totalper 1 mio
per km²
Roadways0 km887.69 km4,264.71 m
Railroads0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Waterways0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Commercial harbors2026,183.2329.706


 total per 1 mio
per km²
Roadways6,708,900 km11,154.38 km1,111.71 m
Railroads258,600 km429.97 km42.85 m
Waterways54,800 km91.17 km9.09 m
Commercial harbors15,27325.390.003

Data sources used

Global Health Observatory Data Repository (World Health Organization)
Internation Union of Railways (UIC)
CIA Factbook
OECD Statistics
Wikipedia (german)
Gibraltar: AirportsThe Gibraltar Airport (GIB)Gibraltar Airport - the only public airport in Gibraltar
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