TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS
Ports: Port-au-Prince leading commercial port,
by Cap-Haïtien, which handled most cruise ship traffic.
ports include Miragoâne, Les Cayes, Fort Liberté,
Railroads: Only rail line used for transporting
sugarcane. No passenger rail service.
Roads: Over 3,700 kilometers of roads in 1989,
percent paved, 27 percent gravel or otherwise improved,
percent unimproved dirt roads. Two paved highways linked
and southern regions.
Airports: One international airport at
Eleven other airfields of varying quality.
Telecommunications: Telephone service highly
concentrated in Port-au-Prince; extremely limited service
rural areas. Some 400 telex lines functioning in late
Data as of December 1989