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Transport in Honduras

A highway in Honduras.
Passenger train in La Ceiba on January 11, 2005. Engineer tanks fuel manually from a barrel. Colorful passenger car (former box car without walls) is attached to the right.

Transport in Honduras refers to transport in Honduras, a country in Central America.



Total: 699 km
narrow gauge: 349 km
3 ft 6 in (1,067 mm) gauge: 246 km
3 ft (914 mm) gauge

Railway links with adjacent countriesEdit

(North to South)


paved: 3,367 km
unpaved: 11357 km (2012 est.)

Double carriageway highways are slowly being developed in the main population areas in Honduras, however they are not traffic-selective and accept any kind of traffic, thus slowing the speed along them. The current ones are:


465 km navigable by small craft, mainly along the Northern coast.

Ports and harborsEdit

Atlantic OceanEdit

Pacific OceanEdit


Merchant marineEdit

total: 306 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 848,150 GRT/980,995 tonnes deadweight (DWT)
ships by type: (1999 est.)

a flag of convenience registry; (1998 est.)


119 (1999 est.)

See also: List of airports in Honduras
Main international airports: San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa.
Other international airports: Roatan and La Ceiba

Airports - with paved runwaysEdit

total: 12
2,438 to 3,047 m: 3
1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
914 to 1,523 m: 4
under 914 m: 3 (1999 est.)

Airports - with unpaved runwaysEdit

total: 107
1,524 to 2,437 m: 2
914 to 1,523 m: 21
under 914 m: 84 (1999 est.)


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