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General

In 2002, there were 1,165 km (724 mi) of highways, of which 384 km (239 mi) were paved. In 1995, there were 302 motor vehicles per 1,000 population.

The railway consists of 77 km (48 mi) of narrow-gauge track, used mainly to haul sugar cane.

The islands have no natural deep water harbours; a deep water facility was constructed at St John's in 1968. The merchant fleet in 2002 consisted of 762 ships (1,000 GRT or over), totalling 4,541,940 GRT.

In 2001, there were a total of three airports, two of which had paved runways. Vere Cornwall Bird International Airport, 7 km (4 mi) northeast of St John's, accommodates the largest jet aircraft; Coolidge Airport, also on Antigua, handles freight. There is also a landing strip at Codrington. Domestic and international scheduled flights carried 1,369,100 passengers in 2001.

Overview

Airports :
3 (2010)

Airports - with paved runways :
total: 2
2,438 to 3,047 m: 1
under 914 m: 1 (2010)

Airports - with unpaved runways :
total: 1
under 914 m: 1 (2010)

Railways :
total: 77 km
narrow gauge: 64 km 0.760-m gauge; 13 km 0.610-m gauge (used almost exclusively for handling sugar cane)

Roadways :
total: 1,165 km
paved: 384 km
unpaved: 781 km (2002)

Merchant marine :
total: 1,219
by type: barge carrier 1, bulk carrier 53, cargo 703, carrier 6, chemical tanker 4, container 412, liquefied gas 12, petroleum tanker 1, refrigerated cargo 9, roll on/roll off 16, vehicle carrier 2
foreign-owned: 1,186 (Albania 1, Colombia 1, Denmark 20, Estonia 20, Germany 1050, Greece 5, Iceland 9, Isle of Man 2, Latvia 16, Lithuania 4, Mexico 2, Netherlands 18, Norway 9, NZ 2, Poland 2, Russia 3, Slovenia 1, Sweden 1, Switzerland 7, Turkey 7, US 6)

Ports and terminals :
St John's

 

 
 

 



 


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