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Transport in Guadeloupe

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Transport in Guadeloupe

Transport in Guadeloupe.


  • Railways 1
  • Highways 2
  • Water transport 3
    • Seaports and harbours 3.1
  • Air transport 4
    • Airports 4.1
    • Airports - with paved runways 4.2
    • Airports - with unpaved runways 4.3


total: NA km; privately owned, narrow-gauge plantation lines


total: 2,082 km
paved: 1,742 km
unpaved: 340 km (1985 est.)
note: in 1996 there were a total of 3,200 km of roads

Water transport

Seaports and harbours

Basse-Terre, Pointe-à-Pitre (on Grande-Terre).

Merchant marine:
total: 1 ship (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 1,240 GRT/109 tonnes deadweight (DWT)
ships by type: passenger 1 (1999 est.)

Air transport


9 (1999 est.)

Airports - with paved runways

total: 8
over 3,047 m: 1
914 to 1,523 m: 2
under 914 m: 5 (1999 est.)

Airports - with unpaved runways

total: 1
under 914 m: 1 (1999 est.)

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