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Infrastructure

Maritime Transport
Optimal access to 7 important seaports:

Port-au-Prince, Cap Haitien, Gonaives, Jacmel, Puerto Plata (DR), Manzanillo (DR) and Santo Domingo (DR) all of them with capacity to handle international container traffic.

  • Proximity to US market: 72 hours by boat, ideal for quick inventory replenishment and turnover.
      • 1,142 km Port au Prince - Miami
      • 1,102 km Puerto Plata - Miami
  • Shipping costs to Miami from Port-au-Prince around $1,400 (20ft), $2,000 (40ft).

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Road Transport:

  • Haiti has 4,160 km of roadways. 1,011 km paved and 3,149 km unpaved. They connect the capital to all major cities through two main highways:
      • Route Nationale #1 (The Northern Highway) links Port-au-Prince with the northern port Cap-Haïtien through the coastal towns of Montrouis and Gonaïves.
      • Route Nationale #2 (The southern highway), links Port-au-Prince with Les Cayes via Léogâne and Petit Goâve.
  • Good connection with DR infrastructure: Manzanillo, Puerto Plata and Santo Domingo Port Terminals.

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Air Transport

  • Two (2) international airports : Toussaint Louverture Intl (Port-au-Prince), Cap-Haitien International Airport.
  • Haiti shares the island with the Dominican republic. (6 hours from PAP to Santo Domingo; 3 hours from Cap-Haitian to Santiago). International Dominican Airports (Pena Gomez) can also be used to reach Haiti.
  • Five (5 ) domestic airports of them with paved runways: Jacmel Airport, Les Cayes Airport, Port-de-Paix Airport, Jérémie Airport, Hinche Airport.
  • A charter-type service has a connection twice a week between Cap-Haïtien and Providenciales (Bahamas)
  • Direct flight to some Caribbean countries such as Dominican Republic, Curacao, Cuba, Turks and Caicos and Panama.
  • Toussaint Louverture International Airport hosts a number of international airlines including Air France, Air Caraibes, Delta Airlines, American Airlines, Copa Airlines, Continental Air Canada and Insel'Air.
  • More than 10 international Airlines with direct flights to Port-au-Prince from USA, Canada, France, Panama and Dominican Republic.
  • 157 flights per week to Port-au-Prince providing 19.503 seats (excluding UN or charter flights). Big jump from 35 flights per week in 2005 or even 85 flights/week in 2008.

Infrastructure