Transportation

  • Airports: 34 (2007)
  • Airports – with paved runways: total: 15

  • Airports – with unpaved runways: total: 19

  • Railways: total: 517 km
    standard gauge: 375 km 1.435-m gauge
    narrow gauge: 142 km 0.762-m gauge
    note: additional 1,226 km operated by sugar companies in 1.076 m, 0.889 m, and 0.762-m gauges (2006)

  • Roadways: total: 12,600 km
    paved: 6,224 km
    unpaved: 6,376 km (1999)

  • Merchant marine: total: 1 ship (1000 GRT or over) 1,587 GRT/1,165 DWT
    by type: cargo 1
    registered in other countries: 1 (Panama 1) (2007)

  • Ports and terminals: Boca Chica, Caucedo, Puerto Plata, Rio Haina, Santo Domingo