Transportation in Puerto Rico

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Transportation in Puerto Rico includes a system of roads, highways, freeways, airports, ports and harbors, and railway systems, serving a population of approximately 4 million inhabitants year-round. It is funded primarily with both local and federal government funds.

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Port infrastructure

Airports

Puerto Rico has a total of 30 airports, including one in each of the smaller islands of Vieques and Culebra. The main airport is Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, and consists of two runways and three concourses. It is by far the busiest airport in Puerto Rico, with direct connections to most major cities in the United States, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Madrid, Spain.

Puerto Rico's next largest airports are usually former U.S. Air Force bases converted to public airports. Most of the airports in Puerto Rico are used exclusively for private planes and for limited passenger travel to local destinations within Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.

  • Puerto Rico has 21 airports with paved runways, of which:
    • 3 airports with more than 10,000 ft (3,048 m) of runway.
    • 3 airports with runways ranging between 5,000 ft (1,524 m) and 8,000 ft (2,438 m).
    • 15 airports with less than 5,000 ft (1,524 m) of runway.
  • Puerto Rico also has 9 airports with unpaved runways, all of which have less than 5,000 ft (1,524 m) of runway.

Airlines based in Puerto Rico

The following are airlines based in Puerto Rico, whose routes are mainly within Puerto Rico and its smaller islands and the Dominican Republic:

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