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Transport > Airports per million: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total number of airports. Runways must be useable, but may be unpaved. May not have facilities for refuelling, maintenance, or air traffic control. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Iceland 311.28 2010
2 Marshall Islands 286.11 2010
3 Greenland 263.6 2010
4 Turks and Caicos Islands 258.12 2010
5 French Polynesia 197.71 2010
6 Kiribati 194.39 2010
7 The Bahamas 171.98 2010
8 Seychelles 155.95 2010
9 Palau 146.56 2010
10 Belize 145.82 2010
11 Vanuatu 131.19 2010
12 Paraguay 123.84 2010
13 Guyana 122.12 2010
14 Tuvalu 101.76 2010
15 New Caledonia 100 2010
16 Suriname 97.15 2010
17 Northern Mariana Islands 92.83 2010
18 Bolivia 86.74 2010
19 Papua New Guinea 81.94 2010
20 Solomon Islands 68.38 2010
21 Namibia 59.2 2010
22 Federated States of Micronesia 57.9 2010
23 Tonga 57.64 2010
24 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 54.89 2010
25 Cayman Islands 54.05 2010
26 American Samoa 53.92 2010
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 49.55 2010
27 United States 48.75 2010
28 Oman 46.38 2010
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 44.34 2010
Tourist destinations average (profile) 42.53 2010
29 Canada 41.14 2010
30 Botswana 39.61 2010
31 Saint Kitts and Nevis 38.2 2010
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 38.08 2010
32 Antigua and Barbuda 34.39 2010
33 Fiji 32.54 2010
34 Costa Rica 32.34 2010
35 Panama 32.08 2010
36 Guam 31.36 2010
Christian countries average (profile) 29.52 2010
37 Grenada 28.66 2010
38 Ecuador 28.53 2010
39 Gabon 28.27 2010
40 Argentina 28.26 2010
41 Dominica 28.1 2010
42 New Zealand 27.93 2010
43 Bulgaria 27.87 2010
44 Finland 27.59 2010
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 26.56 2010
45 Sweden 26.55 2010
46 Guatemala 25.94 2010
Hot countries average (profile) 25.77 2010
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 25.62 2010
Cold countries average (profile) 25.55 2010
Catholic countries average (profile) 25.5 2010
47 Lithuania 24.64 2010
48 Nicaragua 24.56 2010
49 Libya 22.68 2010
High income OECD countries average (profile) 22.26 2010
Former British colonies average (profile) 21.62 2010
50 Samoa 21.5 2010
NATO countries average (profile) 21.47 2010
51 Chile 21.34 2010
52 Colombia 21.32 2010
53 Australia 21.07 2010
54 Brazil 20.86 2010
55 Cape Verde 20.51 2010
56 Norway 20.04 2010
57 Latvia 18.76 2010
58 Uruguay 17.2 2010
59 Mongolia 16.96 2010
60 Denmark 16.58 2010
Europe average (profile) 16.57 2010
61 Zimbabwe 16.52 2010
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 16.51 2010
62 Croatia 15.62 2010
63 Djibouti 15.59 2010
64 Mexico 15.43 2010
65 Bermuda 15.36 2010
66 Maldives 15.35 2010
Landlocked countries average (profile) 14.62 2004
67 Estonia 14.18 2010
68 Venezuela 14.08 2010
69 Honduras 13.65 2010
70 Cyprus 13.59 2010
71 Lesotho 12.94 2010
72 Swaziland 12.57 2010
73 Cuba 12.05 2010
74 Czech Republic 11.6 2010
75 South Africa 11.56 2010
76 Saint Lucia 11.27 2010
77 Sao Tome and Principe 11.22 2010
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 10.8 2010
Emerging markets average (profile) 10.71 2010
78 El Salvador 10.45 2010
European Union average (profile) 10.35 2010
79 Equatorial Guinea 10.06 2010
80 Jamaica 10 2010
81 Angola 9.87 2010
82 Aruba 9.84 2010
Non-religious countries average (profile) 9.51 2010
83 Ukraine 9.27 2010
84 Ireland 8.72 2010
85 Russia 8.52 2010
86 Central African Republic 8.51 2010
87 Switzerland 8.31 2010
Eurozone average (profile) 8.25 2010
88 United Kingdom 8.11 2010
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 7.98 2010
89 Saudi Arabia 7.96 2010
90 Slovenia 7.81 2010
91 Puerto Rico 7.79 2010
92 Mauritania 7.76 2010
Eastern Europe average (profile) 7.54 2010
93 Liberia 7.33 2010
94 France 7.29 2010
95 Peru 7.21 2010
96 Greece 7.16 2010
97 Zambia 7.11 2010
98 Belarus 7.06 2010
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 7.02 2010
OPEC countries average (profile) 7.01 2010
99 Germany 6.71 2010
100 European Union 6.68 2010
101 Slovakia 6.63 2010
102 Austria 6.56 2010
103 Bosnia and Herzegovina 6.5 2010
104 Laos 6.41 2010
105 Israel 6.3 2010
Religious countries average (profile) 6.2 2010
106 Somalia 6.12 2010
107 Portugal 6.11 2010
108 Kazakhstan 5.94 2010
109 Comoros 5.86 2010
110 Guinea-Bissau 5.67 2010
111 Turkmenistan 5.36 2010
112 East Timor 5.25 2010
113 Kyrgyzstan 5.14 2010
Muslim countries average (profile) 5.07 2010
114 Brunei 4.99 2010
115 Georgia 4.94 2010
116 United Arab Emirates 4.86 2010
117 Syria 4.83 2010
118 Chad 4.78 2010
119 Kenya 4.67 2010
120 Trinidad and Tobago 4.52 2010
121 Mozambique 4.42 2010
Former French colonies average (profile) 4.42 2010
122 Hungary 4.3 2010
123 Iran 4.28 2010
124 Malaysia 4.17 2010
failed states average (profile) 4.12 2010
125 Madagascar 3.98 2010
126 Belgium 3.95 2010
127 Luxembourg 3.95 2010
128 Sudan 3.93 2010
129 Mauritius 3.9 2010
130 Azerbaijan 3.87 2010
131 Algeria 3.86 2010
132 Armenia 3.71 2010
133 Barbados 3.57 2010
South and Central Asia average (profile) 3.51 2010
134 Dominican Republic 3.49 2010
135 Qatar 3.43 2010
136 Tajikistan 3.41 2010
137 Poland 3.38 2010
138 Iraq 3.36 2010
139 Spain 3.34 2010
140 North Korea 3.22 2010
141 Bahrain 3.2 2010
142 Democratic Republic of the Congo 3.18 2010
143 Moldova 3.09 2010
144 Tunisia 3.03 2010
145 Jordan 2.98 2010
146 Indonesia 2.84 2010
147 Bhutan 2.79 2010
148 Tanzania 2.76 2010
149 Philippines 2.72 2010
150 Romania 2.52 2010
151 Yemen 2.42 2010
152 Malta 2.4 2010
153 South Korea 2.35 2010
154 Kuwait 2.34 2010
155 Eritrea 2.26 2010
156 Italy 2.18 2010
157 Malawi 2.13 2010
158 Uzbekistan 1.89 2010
159 Macau 1.87 2010
160 Afghanistan 1.87 2010
161 Morocco 1.83 2010
162 Nepal 1.75 2010
163 Niger 1.7 2010
164 Cameroon 1.65 2010
165 Netherlands 1.62 2010
166 Lebanon 1.61 2010
167 Albania 1.59 2010
168 Thailand 1.58 2010
169 Singapore 1.58 2010
170 Sierra Leone 1.56 2010
171 Burkina Faso 1.54 2010
172 Senegal 1.54 2010
173 Guinea 1.47 2010
174 Burma 1.46 2010
175 Mali 1.43 2010
176 Cote d'Ivoire 1.42 2010
177 Haiti 1.41 2010
178 Japan 1.38 2010
179 Turkey 1.37 2010
180 Uganda 1.35 2010
181 Togo 1.27 2010
182 Cambodia 1.18 2010
South Asia average (profile) 1.18 2010
183 Egypt 1.1 2010
184 Sri Lanka 0.872 2010
185 Burundi 0.866 2010
186 Pakistan 0.855 2010
187 Rwanda 0.831 2010
188 Ethiopia 0.7 2010
189 The Gambia 0.595 2010
190 Benin 0.526 2010
191 Vietnam 0.506 2010
192 Ghana 0.453 2010
193 China 0.375 2010
194 Nigeria 0.338 2010
195 India 0.292 2010
196 Hong Kong 0.285 2010
197 Bangladesh 0.112 2010
=198 Liechtenstein 0.0 2004
=198 Andorra 0.0 2004
=198 San Marino 0.0 2004

Citation

"Countries Compared by Transport > Airports per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Transport/Airports-per-million

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